More Cheesecake Gromit? White Rose unveil new trail

More Cheese Gromit? White Rose Unveils Gromit Unleashed Trail to Celebrate One Year of The Village 

White Rose Shopping Centre has teamed up with Academy Award-winning Aardman Animations to unveil Yorkshire’s first ever Gromit Unleashed trail in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the opening of The Village, White Rose’s new leisure extension.

Leeds Children’s Mayor Isla Bentley unveils Gromit Unleashed with a special cheesecake made to celebrate one year of The Village.
(Cheesecake made by Leeds-based Sweet Baby Cheezuscakes with decorations by Crazy Cake Lady)

Fans of the clay animation series Wallace and Gromit can enjoy a treasure trail of giant sculptures of both Gromit and Shaun the Sheep on display around White Rose and The Village as part of the Gromit Unleashed event from Thursday 19 July to Sunday 2 September. Each Gromit is decorated according to a different theme, from foodie to floral, with ten to be found in and around the centre.

Visitors can collect a map from White Rose’s Customer Service area, and those who manage to find all of the sculptures and complete their map will receive a small  gift at the end of the trail.

The Village was officially opened on 4 July 2017 and boasts an 11-screen IMAX cinema, five new restaurants, and a children’s play area.

Steven Foster, General Manager of White Rose Shopping Centre, said:

“What better way to celebrate one year of The Village with a British – and Yorkshire – institution like Wallace and Gromit? The colourful sculptures look fantastic hidden around White Rose, and we can’t wait to see what our visitors think of them.”

Visitors can explore the Gromit Unleashed trail at White Rose Shopping Centre from 19 July to 02 September 2018. Maps can be collected for a £2 charity donation to Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal within White Rose’s opening hours, see www.white-rose.co.uk for further information.

 

 

 

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I've lived in Beeston in South Leeds since 1984 and I love the area. I am involved in various community activities including Beeston Festival. I have been involved with the South Leeds Life Group since it started in 2010.

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