The project to unleash Gromit statues across the City isn't just about art - it's hoped that auctioning off the models once the art trail is finished will make thousands of pounds for Wallace and Gromit's Grand Appeal, raising money for Bristol Children's Hospital.
Here's Nicola Masters from the Grand Appeal:
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The Shaun in the City sculpture trail, which hits Bristol's streets on Monday, was given its official, and typically unusual, launch today.
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