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70 Hong Kong Gromits go up for auction today

70 giant sculptures of Gromit which have been on display on the streets of Hong Kong are being auctioned today.

The public art trail featuring Aardman's famous animated dog was first seen across Bristol last summer. That auction raised more than £2 million in one night, with one Gromit going for £65,000. UK collectors can bid online.

A selection of the Hong Kong Gromits. Credit: Aardman

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New Gromit unveiled at Cribbs Causeway

New Gromit unveiled at Cribbs Causeway Credit: ITV News West Country

A small crowd has gathered at the Gromit Unleashed shop at Cribbs ahead of the unveiling of the new Gromit Sculpture.

'Facts The Way we did it LAD' is the new Gromit Credit: ITV News West Country

The 5ft high sculpture called 'Facts The Way we did it LAD' reveals the success of Gromit Unleashed showing stats and facts about the trail.

The first selfies with the new Gromit Credit: ITV News West Country
Gavin Strange with his latest Gromit Credit: ITV News West Country

First anniversary of Gromit Unleashed celebrated

First anniversary of Gromit Unleashed celebrated Credit: ITV News West Country

Events and competitions are taking place at Cribbs Causeway in Bristol to celebrate the first anniversary of Gromit Unleashed. £4.5 million pounds has been raised as part of the Grand Appeal for Bristol Children's Hospital.

Today a new 5ft sculpture has been unveiled by Aardman's Gavin Strange to celebrate the success.

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Gromits to meet sick children in hospital

Grant's Gromit. Credit: ITV News West Country

Some of Bristol's Gromit sculptures, which proved such a hit over the summer, have been taken to meet young patients at Bristol Children's Hospital.

It will give patients and staff a chance to see the decorated dogs before they are auctioned off to raise funds for the hospital.

Three of the 81 giant models are visiting as well as three smaller versions.

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