Up to 120 giant sculptures, depicting Shaun the Sheep in a variety of guises, will form a major public arts trail across London and Bristol next year. Following the success of Bristol’s Gromit trail in 2013, each city will feature its own flock of 60 sheep, decorated by celebrities and artists.
Shaun in the City launches in London next March, following the release of Aardman’s Shaun the Sheep The Movie. A second trail will be displayed in Bristol in July and August.
Each eight-week trail will feature the 5ft (1.52m) high sculptures, displayed in central or famous locations around the two cities. Following both trails, the sheep will be sold at auction to raise money for sick children in hospitals across the UK in autumn 2015.
Last year’s Gromit Unleashed trail raised £3.8m for the Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity. Organisers calculated 1.18 million people saw the 81 dog sculptures, with…
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