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Exciting News! Leeds Life-Sized Bear Sculptures Art Trail is Here!

Leeds is buzzing with creativity as over 85 captivating bear sculptures inspired by "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" grace the city streets. This magical art trail showcases the diverse cultural and artistic talent of Leeds while bringing joy to our everyday lives.

But it's not just about the art. By auctioning select bear sculptures, we aim to raise funds for Leeds Children's Hospital, supporting exceptional treatment and care for poorly babies and children.

Join us in celebrating Leeds's heritage, bringing communities, schools, and businesses together. Let's embark on this enchanting bear hunt, cherishing the power of art to unite and make a difference.


Leeds Hospitals Charity is working with creative producers Wild in Art to present Leeds Bear Hunt – a large-scale public art trail set to splosh its way across Leeds for 10 weeks from the 1 July 2023.

Decorated by local, national and international artists, designers and illustrators, 35 giant Bear sculptures will hide in plain sight on the streets of Leeds.

The Bears will form a family-friendly trail of discovery, bringing Michael Rosen’s iconic We’re Going on a Bear Hunt story to life, and taking visitors and local people on adventures around the city and surrounding open spaces.

Designed to celebrate the vibrancy, culture and creativity of Leeds, and to raise money for Leeds Children’s Hospital, the trail will be deeply rooted in the local community.



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