GoGoHares 2018

Video GoGoHares go under the hammer

Thursday, October 11, 2018

More than £400,000 was raised for charity Break on Thursday night as all 50 of the GoGoHares which have been seen around the county this summer went under the hammer.

Families flocked to Norwich city centre today to bid a final farewell to the 50 GoGoHares which have stood proud across the county all summer.

Your last chance to say farewell to the popular GoGoHares has arrived!

Heptahare was crowned as Norfolk’s favourite GoGoHare, now we want to know which of the moongazers are your favourite.

Household in Norfolk have been voting for their favourite GoGoHare and it’s been a tough race.

Before performing a charity concert at St Andrew’s Hall, members of the Mozart Orchestra serenaded the GoGo Hares sculptures before they left the city’s streets.

GoGoHares fans are being offered the unique opportunity to see all of the sculptures in one place for the final time, before they hop on to their new homes.

If you’ve wanted to get your hands on one of the beautiful moongazer hares, your chance is almost here.

A successful sticker swap shop last month will be repeated as part of a GoGoHares trail sponsorship.

The first round of the Hare World Cup saw a close match between Hare LeQuinn and the Wonderland Hare vying for first place.

A little girl and her parents have travelled all the way from Newcastle to Norfolk, to visit the county’s GoGoHares.

Did your picture make it into our gallery of GoGoHares shots?

Two of the four hidden GoGoHares rocks have been found in Norfolk this morning, as trail fans headed out early to find the treasures.

Tickets for one of Norfolk’s biggest charitable auctions will be going on sale this week, giving attendees the chance to bid on one of this year’s fantastic GoGoHares sculptures.

Every GoGoHare on the streets of Norwich has a story, but one sculpture in particular is a tribute to the local military which few people will be aware of.

Children can enjoy all manner of free GoGoHares fun at intu Chapelfield throughout the summer.

One of the leveret sculptures currently featured in trail around Norwich pays a very special tribute to the founder of the 1st Old Catton Rainbows.

From GoGoHares to GoGoHounds - an array of canine chums have been joining their owners in spotting the hare sculptures that have hopped into Norwich.

GoGoHares fans have been having a great time getting stuck into our souvenir sticker book with more than 6,500 albums already snapped up.

With buckets of water and sponges at the ready, a group of Scouts have been out and about in Norwich making sure the GoGoHares sculptures are looking their best.

Young people have the chance to create art inspired by the GoGoHares and leaping leveret sculptures in two workshops being held at Norwich University of the Arts.

Manfred Mann singer Mike D’Abo has joined in the GoGoHares fun by releasing a new version of the band’s song Mighty Quinn to raise funds for children’s charity Break.

Nine-year-old Izabella Houston-Carter is one of the hoppiest GoGoHares fans around after being among the first people to complete their sticker book celebrating the colourful characters.

As well as decorating Norwich and Norfolk’s streets, the GoGoHares are now also lighting up one of the city’s most famous landmarks.

Two of the GoGoHares have hopped into a new work of art created by artist Tom Cringle.

From more than 13,100 followers of @GoGoHares2018 on Twitter to more than 4,000 GoGoHares sticker books being snapped up - an eclectic mix of facts shows just how much excitement Norfolk’s newest residents have created since they first hopped into our county.

The Circus Comes To Town is the theme for this Saturday’s Lord Mayor’s Procession and on the EDP and Norwich Evening News float we will be joined by some very special guests.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is urging people to “s’hare” its baby GoGoHares on social media to show their support for people living with mental health conditions.

GoGoHares fans certainly seem stuck on our special souvenir sticker album - with 4,000 copies already snapped up.

Norwich’s GoGoHares have been joined by their baby counterparts, the leverets.

As the GoGoHares sculptures enjoy their first full weekend in our fine city and county, huge numbers of people are having a great time following the trails and seeking them out.

A colourful addition to the GoGoHares family is set to be the prize for the winner of a competition celebrating the county-wide art trail of 18 moongazer hares.

GoGoHares fans who discover all 50 hare sculptures dotted around Norwich could find themselves hopping over to a European city of their choice.

Meet Funny Bunny – one of the GoGoHares who have hopped into Norwich and who has been enjoying a look at our GoGoHares sticker book which has so far seen more than 2,700 copies snapped up.

A family of four were lucky enough to find the Holly Hares Rock in Chapelfield Gardens over the weekend.

GoGoHares fever will be hitting Great Yarmouth this week thanks to a team-up between a skip hire company, an artist and two creative youngsters.

The GoGoHares trail officially started today, but how can you stay up to date with all the action?

They are finally hare!

It will soon be time to get stuck into the GoGoHares trails – and to join in the fun we have created a sticker book which launches on Monday!

It was a case of third time lucky for Hares Rock treasure hunter Abigail Craig and her daughter Eliza.

Today our final five Hares Rocks have been hidden across Norfolk for GoGo fans to discover!

While most of the GoGoHares will be hopping into Norwich and Norfolk on Sunday, one early arrival enjoyed a sunny trip out on the Broads before taking up his trail place.

Today is the day we reveal the last clue in our Hares Rock competition and from tomorrow the final five decorated rocks will be hidden across Norfolk ready for GoGo fans to find.

It’s all GoGo as the final preparations are under way ahead of the GoGoHares hopping out onto the city and county’s streets this Sunday.

While 50 GoGoHares will be decorating Norwich in a city-wide trail this summer, 18 of their moongazing chums will also be dotted around the wider county for people to spot.

As the countdown continues to the start of the GoGoHares trails, GoGo fans have been having fun solving the clues in our Hares Rock treasure hunt.

It has been three years in the planning, and this weekend the GoGoHares will finally hop into their places on the charity art trails through Norwich and Norfolk.

Colourful characters galore will leap into the city and county this Sunday for the start of the GoGoHares trails.

With just days to go to until the GoGoHares sculptures arrive on the city and county’s streets as part of Break and Wild in Art’s charity art trail, our competition to find 10 Hares Rocks celebrating the GoGo stars continues.

Three of our 10 Hares Rocks have already been found by eagle-eyed GoGoHares fans in Cromer, Wymondham and Norwich - and today we reveal the clue for where the seventh rock will soon be waiting to be discovered.

While most of the GoGoHares sculptures are getting ready for Break’s charity art trails to start this weekend, one character has run away to the circus!

Clever youngsters worked out the clues to track down the first Hares Rock close to one of Norfolk’s most iconic landmarks.

The day all of our #HaresRock treasure hunters have been waiting for is finally upon us.

After years of preparation the GoGoHares have finally been released to the public at the official Riverside launch.

The GoGoHares have now been revealed - and celebrity Jake Humphrey is urging you to hop on board and get involved in the trail.

Hare it is! This is the fourth clue to our special GoGoHare treasure hunt.

How have you been faring in our special GoGoHares treasure hunt?

We know you are bouncing for the first clue to find the unique GoGoHares stones and our Monday hint may have a few scratching their head before leaping in to action.

Schools and community groups gathered to see the launch of the new GoGoCreate learning project.

GoGoHares galore will soon be leaping into Norwich and Norfolk for the Summer.

As the countdown continues until the GoGoHares hop out onto the streets of Norfolk, the animals the colourful sculptures are based on seem to have well and truly captivated the imaginations of children across the county.

Two new superhero characters championing girl power have swooped into Norwich ready to take their places on the GoGoHares charity art trail later this month.

It was all GoGo on the 10am train from Norwich to London as a rather unusual passenger hopped on board the Greater Anglia service to the capital.

Break’s 50 years of supporting young people is being celebrated in a very special way on the latest GoGoHare to be revealed for the charity’s art trails which will decorate Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

A Norwich school is especially looking forward to all its pupils getting stuck into the GoGoHares trails this summer after snapping up 440 sticker albums - one for every single child.

With less than a month to go until the GoGoHares decorate Norwich, children’s charity Break has launched a range of mementos to celebrate the stars of the sculpture trails.

GoGoHares sculptures large and small will be decorating our city and county this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of children’s charity Break.

Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni, has inspired the latest GoGoHare to hop into Norwich.

Eight of the GoGoHares leveret sculptures will be making an early appearance at a pop-up trail at Pensthorpe Natural Park this Saturday.

Two new GoGoHares characters have stepped out into the limelight ahead of the charity art trail taking place across Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

When schoolgirl Holly McKenna won our competition to design the EDP and Evening News GoGoHare, little did she know that she and her favourite toy Bubbles would also become part of the decoration.

When the GoGoHares hop into Norwich this summer they will be joined by an array of leaping leverets who are looking for homes in local shops and businesses.

GoGoHares galore are gathering in a top secret location ahead of hopping out into the city and county this summer.

One of the GoGoHares sculptures set to hop into Norwich this summer will be revealed at an event in a city department store next week.

Most small mammals would quake under the watchful the gaze of a dragon, but one brave hare will sporting his regiment’s colours with pride in this year’s GoGoHares trail.

A primary school has been inspired by the environment in its decoration of its GoGo Hare.

Ceramics entrepreneur Emma Bridgewater has become a new patron of Norfolk-based children’s charity Break.

The theatrical nature of the latest GoGoHare meant that it was only fitting he was revealed during a special performance at one of Norwich’s theatres.

When the GoGoHares hop into Norwich this summer, a colourful character inspired by the design of schoolgirl Holly Mckenna will take pride of place outside the head office of the EDP and Norwich Evening News.

Love it or loathe it, public art intrudes in our lives because it’s there, in your face, when you walk around Norwich.

Another stunning GoGo Hare has been completed, with a stellar ‘tale’ behind the leveret’s creation.

In the same year Manfred Mann first shook the airwaves with the hit Mighty Quinn, Norfolk-based children’s charity Break was just getting started.

Scouts are set to be challenged to earn an extra special badge during the GoGoHares charity art trail this summer.

People will be able to read all about the news of our fine city on one of the GoGoHares sculptures set to decorate Norwich this summer.

People living with dementia have been getting creative as part of the GoGoCreate element of the GoGoHares art trail taking place across Norwich this summer.

Meet Hare-mione - the newest GoGoHare sculpture to be conjured up for the charity art trail that will decorate Norwich and Norfolk this summer.

It is the charity which is bringing fun to our streets with the GoGoHares trail this summer, but it also has a serious side. Emma Knights looks at how Break has been helping to change young lives for the last 50 years and how you can support its vital work.

The latest intricately-decorated ‘Moongazer’ hare to be part of a Norfolk-wide GoGoHares! trail has been unveiled.

A Norfolk town will be welcoming visitors to walk like an Egyptian following the reveal of a moongazer hare sculpture to celebrate 50 years of local children’s charity, Break.

As the countdown to Norfolk’s GoGoHares trail continues, hare’s your chance to have a GoGo at competitions involving two of the colourful sculptures that will decorate the county this summer.

One of Fakenham’s best known companies has agreed to sponsor a GoGoHare as part of a county-wide sculpture trail.

It is a case of hop, hop hooray for 10-year-old Holly Mckenna who we can today reveal is the winner of our design-a-GoGoHare competition.

A brilliant array of great ideas were sent in by readers for our design-a-GoGoHare competition - and now we are giving you the chance to vote for your favourite.

One of the colourful characters in the GoGoHares trail through Norwich next summer is set to make our head office its home - and we would like you to help us choose the design.

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.

People of all ages have sent in all manner of brilliant entries for our competition to design the GoGoHare sculpture which will sit outside our Norwich office next summer.

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