Where are they now? Day Two of our look at the GoGoDragons! new homes

Sprite Snap the GoGoDragon! at Coleman Opticians in Norwich.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Sprite Snap the GoGoDragon! at Coleman Opticians in Norwich.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Norwich's firebreathing GoGoDragons! spread their wings and flew off to new lairs at the end of last summer's city-wide art trail created by children's charity Break and Wild in Art. In the latest in a series of articles, arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at what happened next for some of the winged warriors.

IndyGoGo500 has raced back to the Norwich home of his original GoGoDragons! sponsor, Mayday Office E

IndyGoGo500 has raced back to the Norwich home of his original GoGoDragons! sponsor, Mayday Office Equipment Services Limited. Photo: supplied. - Credit: supplied

• ASCALON

Ascalon has returned to his original sponsor, Alan Boswell Group, and stands at the entrance of one of the company's Norwich offices.

Victoria Griffin, from Alan Boswell Group, said: 'We purchased the dragon to provide a feature in a new office which we opened for our financial planning division to move into. The building - Cedar House in Carrow Road - has many historic features so we felt Ascalon with his flint features fitted in just nicely and holds quite a presence in the entrance of this building.'

Ascalon was designed by Kate Munro and Equal Lives Youth Forum.

The GoGoDragons! Falkor and Sherlock have made Fleggburgh their home after they were bought by Sally

The GoGoDragons! Falkor and Sherlock have made Fleggburgh their home after they were bought by Sallyann Marshall and Gavin Painter. The dragons are pictured with the couple's children, Jasmine, 14, Eden, 10, and Sam, seven. Photo: supplied. - Credit: supplied

• BUZZ

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Buzz is enjoying life outside in a garden in Southrepps.

Matthew Burrell, from Old Lakenham, bought him at the auction in memory of his late father Allan, who was known as Buzz.

The GoGoDragon! - designed by Valerie Osment and sponsored by Castle Mall - now lives at the home of Matthew's mother, Rosemary Burell, in Lower Street, Southrepps, and his 'long term perch' is to be a spot where Rosemary can see him while she does the washing up.

• GLORIA

Gloria has gone to live with the Ballard family in New Buckenham.

Simon and Pippa Ballard said: 'She was our five-year-old daughter Agatha's favourite dragon and she now stands proudly in our drive welcoming visitors. Our four children and their friends all love to see her and she is certainly a talking point!

'We are fortunate to already have a GoGoGorilla! and elephant, so felt it was important to try and bid for a dragon to add to our 'GoGo Zoo.' We are very happy to support the Break charity as we feel it is such a worthwhile local cause.'

Gloria, designed by Jo Cane and sponsored by Norwich Over The Water Group, is pictured with Mr and Mrs Ballard's children, Albert, Rufus, Monty and Agatha.

• INDYGOGO500

IndyGoGo500 has raced back to the Norwich home of his original sponsor.

Karen Aldred, operations director at Mayday Office Equipment Services Limited, said: 'He is very happy in our reception at our offices in Rhombus Park, Norwich. Look out for Indy in 2016. He will be out and about in the county and further afield.'

She said his first 2016 engagement was in January at the Classic Team Lotus stand at the Autosport International Exhibition at Birmingham NEC. IndyGoGo500 was designed by Owen Wright.

• SHERLOCK AND FALKOR

Two of the GoGoDragons! have made Fleggburgh their home after they were bought by a family living in the village.

Sallyann Marshall, 42, and Gavin Painter, 43, enjoyed doing the GoGoDragons! trail with their children Jasmine, 14, Eden, 10, and Sam, seven, and they decided to buy two of their favourites dragons.

Sallyann said they especially liked Sherlock because of his dapper appearance and that Falkor was a favourite because of how the dragon's mystical design sparked their imaginations.

'Both Sherlock and Falkor temporarily reside in our back garden, but upon completion of building work one or both dragons will be placed at the front of our home to observe passers by and hopefully once again bring a smile to the faces of those they see,' she said.

Falkor was designed by Pat Kennewell and sponsored by Riverside Entertainment while Sherlock was designed by Valerie Osment and sponsored by Watsons.

• SPRITE SNAP

Sprite Snap can be found at Coleman Opticians in Norwich where he is helping to encourage children to wear their glasses.

Kate Fenn, managing director of Coleman Opticians which had sponsored the dragon, said he now took pride of place in the St Augustines Street shop.

'We love having Sprite Snap back in the practice, anyone is welcome along at any time to come and meet him,' she said.

'He has his own pair of sunglasses to wear which definitely encourages little ones to put theirs on too.'

She added Coleman Opticians also has plans to lend Sprite Snap to schools to encourage children to enjoy reading. Sprite Snap, who was painted by Beverley Gene Coraldean, is inspired by Sheridan Winn's The Sprite Sisters books.

• PATCH

Patch has taken up residence in his very own Dragon House in Norwich's Golden Triangle.

The colourful dragon, designed by Matt Reeve, was bought by BT Local Business who last year moved into the property in Unthank Road.

Nathan Defew, managing director of BT Local Business (represented by Unified Comms Ltd), said: 'Wanting to rebrand the building and link it to the time in Norwich we renovated it, we called it Dragon House; so we just had to have a dragon. Patch was sponsored by Ashton KCJ, who did the conveyancing for us in connection with the building.'

There were 84 GoGoDragons! in last summer's charity art trail brought to Norwich by Break and Wild in Art.

Eighty two of them were sold at auction and they collectively raised £369,500 for Break.

Click here to find out whappened to some of the other Dragons

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