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Five Welsh icons created out of Lego to celebrate St David's Day

To celebrate St David’s Day, five Welsh legends have been made from Lego and will be sold to raise money for charities across Wales.

Each of the figures are being sold for a donation to five Welsh charities. Credit: PA

The figures include Gareth Bale, Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas, Ruth Jones as Nessa from television show 'Gavin and Stacey', Sir Tom Jones and Dame Shirley Bassey.

Fifty of each mini figure has been created and will be available to buy on St David’s Day from the St David's shopping centre in Cardiff.

Customers can get their hands on the Lego pieces by making a minimum £5 donation with all proceeds being donated to five charities.

The charities benefiting from the limited-edition collection are Velindre, Pride Cymru, Ty Hafan, Valley’s Kids and Noah’s Ark.

Lego 'Nessa' from Gavin and Stacey pictured in Barry Island with her iconic Welsh dragon tattoo on her forearm Credit: PA
Footballer Gareth Bale and his infamous 'man bun' is one of the Welsh legends created into a Lego figure Credit: PA

We’re really looking forward to seeing shoppers’ reactions to the celebrity mini figures, we absolutely love them, and it’s great to see each character come to life!

Over the years, our shoppers have shown incredible generosity to our charitable appeals – such donating thousands of toys to our Toy Appeal, or queuing out of the door for our artwork inspired by the city raising tens of thousands of pounds.

– Hywel Butcher, St David’s Cardiff
Welsh music legend Tom Jones as a Lego figure Credit: PA

The limited-edition figurines will be available from 11am on Sunday, 1 March.