Ten of the finalists in our design-a-GoGoHare competition are revealed

Some of the GoGoHares design competition entries. Picture : ANTONY KELLY

Some of the GoGoHares design competition entries. Picture : ANTONY KELLY - Credit: copyright ARCHANT 2017

An amazing array of great entries hopped into our letterbox for our design-a-GoGoHare competition and now we can reveal 10 of our 20 finalists.

The GoGoHares! sculptures have arrived in Norwich ready to be decorated as part of the 2018 open art

The GoGoHares! sculptures have arrived in Norwich ready to be decorated as part of the 2018 open art trail for the 50th anniversary of the children's charity Break. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2016

We were inundated with lots of brilliant ideas, and later this week we will be asking readers to vote for their favourites and help us decide which design should be the winner and decorate the GoGoHare that will sit outside our Norwich head office during the summer 2018 GoGoHares art trail.

Our chosen hare will be one of 50 colourful characters who will be dotted around the city for the open air art event organised by children's charity Break and Wild in Art, and there will also be more GoGoHares spread around the wider county.

In no particular order, here are 10 of our top 20 designs by readers:

• An Admiral Lord Nelson hare designed by Jean Turner from North Walsham.

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey


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• A hare decorated in Norfolk wildlife by Miss P Garrett from Drayton.

• The Hare and the Tortoise designed by Geraldine Waterman from Norwich.

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• A hare inspired by Norfolk nurse Edith Cavell by Maureen Smith from Bowthorpe.

• Hareward the Wakeful, inspired by the historic figure of Hereward the Wake, by Norman Castleton from Lowestoft.

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

• A hare inspired by Norwich Castle and the surrounding cityscape by Holly Mckenna from Lyng.

• Hare Hop, decorated in a carrot maze, by Maria Faithorn from Taverham.

• Lest We Forget, a hare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, by Tim Linstead from Norwich.

• A hare decorated in tropical leaves and flowers by Kyra Cornish from Hellesdon.

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

• Harey Potter by Jane Graystone from Bradwell.

We will be featuring the other 10 finalists in tomorrow's paper and online.

An online vote will also open on our website tomorrow for people to vote for their favourite reader design. The results of the public vote will help to inform the decision of who should be the ultimate winner and also the top five entries who will be presented with a GoGo figurine.

The GoGoHares trail - which is marking Break's 50th anniversary - will run from June 24 to September 8 2018. In addition to a trail through Norwich, there will also be some different moongazer hare sculptures spread around the county. Visit www.gogohares.co.uk

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey

GoGo Hare competition finalist: Angela Cossey. Picture: Angela Cossey - Credit: Angela Cossey

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