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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang cast fly in to raise funds for The Grand Appeal

10th August 2018

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Everyone is loving The Grand Appeal’s Gromit Unleashed 2 sculpture trail in aid of Bristol Children’s Hospital and the Special Care Baby Unit at St Michael’s hospital, Bristol, but on Saturday, August 18 one Gromit is going to have to share the limelight!

The cast of BLOC Productions’ Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will be performing next to Caractacus Paws in The Galleries Shopping Centre from 2pm - 5pm on Saturday, August 18.

BLOC Productions is a multi-award winning amateur theatre group based in Bristol. Founded in 1933, the group has staged annual performances at the Bristol Hippodrome since 1956.

The cast will be singing songs from the show, which will appear at The Bristol Hippodrome from September 18 to September 22. They will be raising money for The Grand Appeal, so dig deep for this tremendous charity while you’re being entertained.

Chitty is flying into The Bristol Hippodrome

Tickets are already flying for Bristol's own multi award-winning BLOC Productions’ latest musical sensation.

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car in this family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find ‘Truly Scrumptious’.

Featuring all the favourite songs, including Truly Scrumptious, Toot Sweets, Me ‘Ol Bam Boo and, of course, the much-loved title song, and filled with amazing stage spectacle and plenty of heart, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a high-flying, fun-filled adventure.

Gromit Unleashed 2

Led by Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity The Grand Appeal, Gromit Unleashed 2 sees Nick Park's Academy Award®-winning character Gromit return to Bristol for his second starring role in the award-winning charity's sculpture trails. But this time he's not alone; the loveable pooch is joined by his pal Wallace and arch nemesis Feathers McGraw!

Featuring 67 giant sculptures designed by high-profile artists, designers, innovators and local talent,

Gromit Unleashed 2 is raising money for Bristol Children’s Hospital and the Special Care Baby Unit. Caracatus Paws, sat in his four-fendered Chitty Chitty friend, is designed by the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang team at EON Productions, painted by local artist Emily Ketteringham, and sponsored by The Galleries.

The Galleries

The Galleries Shopping Centre is your one-stop shop for all life essentials - and treats - in the heart of Bristol City Centre. The Galleries has top chain stores, great independent shops and a variety of places to eat and drink.

BLOC Productions perform the songs from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at The Galleries Shopping Centre, Bristol, on Saturday, August 18 from 2pm to 5pm.

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