Full Gromit Line-up Announced For Exhibition!

With just two weeks to go until the start of The Grand Appeal’s exciting ‘Gromit Unleashed’ exhibition, the charity has announced the full line-up of sculptures that will be on display! 

18 original sculptures from the hugely successful 2013 trail will go on show at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway for six weeks this summer. This is the first opportunity fans will have had to see the much-loved sculptures since the trail ended. Here are the Gromits you'll be able to admire in the line-up:

  • ‘Gromit Lightyear’ by Pixar Animations, which was at Showcase Cinema de Lux during the trail
  • ‘Newshound’ by Wallace & Gromit creator, Nick Park, which was at Bristol City Museum
  • ‘Poetry in Motion’ by Joanna Lumley, which was at College Green
  • ‘Oops A Daisy’ by Diarmuid Gavin, which was at Tyntesfield
  •  ‘Butterfly’ by Philip Treacy MBE, which was at Bristol Old Vic
  •  ‘Antique Rose’ by Cath Kidston, which was at The Mall at Cribbs Causeway
  •  ‘Lancelot’ by fashion designer Sir Paul Smith, which was at Quakers Friars
  • ‘Doodles’ by ‘Simon’s Cat’ creator, Simon Tofield, which was at Cabot Circus
  • ‘Stat’s The Way To Do It, Lad’, which was outside Aardman studios 
  • ‘Gromberry’, which was outside The Pumphouse 
  • 'Sir' Gromit of Bristol’, which was at St George’s 
  • ‘Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion’, which was at the Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • ‘Jack’, which was on Anchor Road
  • ‘Hullaballoon’, which was at Arnos Vale
  • ‘Gromitasaurus’, which was at The Galleries 
  • ‘Blossom’, which was on the Downs
  • ‘Paisley’, which was on North Street
  • ‘Collarfull’, which was at Castle Park

The exhibition runs from 25th July until 4th September and is free to enter with a £2 suggested donation.

To get you in the mood for the new exhibition, take a look at this brilliant behind the scenes film shot at Pixar Studios, which gives a peek into the making of Gromit Lightyear, which is signed by John Lasseter and was the highest-selling sculpture at the charity auction, raising a whopping £65,000!