Date published: 14th October 2019
Break, the charity which supports children and young people across East Anglia, has officially unveiled plans for its next fundraising GoGo sculpture trail in Norfolk - and this time it’s back with teeth and bigger than ever!
Following the success of GoGoHares in 2018, and GoGoDragons! and GoGoGorrillas! before them, Break is once again working in partnership with Wild in Art to organise and launch a new two-year sculpture trail called GoGoDiscover.
GoGoDiscover will begin next summer with 20 Tyrannosaurus-Rex sculptures stomping their way through the streets of Norwich. This Jurassic jaunt of a trail will be set out to help people explore the city and will culminate in the discovery of another dino-mite visitor. And, at the end of the summer, these particular dinosaurs won’t fade into extinction. They will be returning in 2021, with some new friends, to take over all of Norfolk and not just the city centre.
Rachel Cowdry, CEO of Break, said: “Our GoGo sculpture trails have raised over £1million for our charity over the last 6 years. This has helped us to continue delivering vital support to local children and young people. We are really excited about the opportunity of making the two year trail in 2020 and 2021 even bigger and reaching an even wider audience. Every extra penny we raise goes to improving the lives of local children who need our support to have brighter tomorrows.”
Charlie Langhorne, Managing Director and Co-founder of Wild in Art, added: “We are delighted to be working again in partnership with Break. This trail will build on the success of previous GoGo events and, I’m sure, will delight and amaze the people of Norwich and Norfolk.”
As with previous GoGo trails, the T-Rex sculptures will be stunningly decorated by local artists to create a public art exhibition with a difference. These ancient creatures will help to change young lives through business sponsorship of the sculptures, sales of trail merchandise, donations from GoGo trail hunters and the auction of the sculptures.
When GoGoDiscover makes a mammoth return in the summer of 2021, it will be supported by North Norfolk District Council. There will be chance for even more businesses to get involved by sponsoring additional sculptures which will be spread across the county, not just the city centre.
Cllr. Virginia Gay, Cabinet Member for Culture and Wellbeing at North Norfolk District Council, said: “North Norfolk District Council is delighted to be partnering with Break and Wild in Art for GoGo Discover 2021. This new trail will highlight the discovery and exploration of North Norfolk’s Deep History Coast. It’s a wonderful chance for a prehistoric parade around Norfolk to discover more about the origins of our county and to support a fantastic charity at the same time.”
GoGoDiscover 2021 will also feature a special Community and Learning Programme for local schools and community groups to take part in their own discovery adventures.
For more information about Break and how you can become a GoGoSupporter visit www.GoGoDiscover.co.uk
Last updated: 14th October 2019