GoGoDiscover features 79 individually designed sculptures comprising 55 T.rex and 24 Steppe Mammoths, each decorated by artists from across the country. 

The T.rex sculptures will be located around Norwich city centre, with the cretaceous creatures set to appear at popular sites including Chantry Place, Norwich Cathedral, The Forum, Castle Quarter, and Jarrold. 

You can find out more about the trail on the Break website.

Following the 1990 discovery in West Runton of the most complete skeleton of a Steppe mammoth ever found in the Britain, North Norfolk's Deep History Coast will be celebrated with a mammoth scuplture trail.   

Up to 10 September 2022, a humongous herd of 24 Steppe Mammoths, which will appear around Norfolk (eight in north Norfolk) in towns and popular hotspots: Cart Gap - Deep History Coast Discovery Point | West Runton - Deep History Coast Discovery Point | Holt Country Park | Holkham Estate - outside the Walled Garden entrance | Holt Town Centre - High Street | Granary Staithe, Hoveton - NR12 8DA | Cromer Pier | Pensthorpe Natural Park - main courtyard.

North Norfolk District Council is a supporting partner for the countywide trail and has sponsored two Steppe Mammoths – Margaret’s Mammoth located in West Runton and Lumi located in Cart Gap. Margaret’s Mammoth was created by Phil Daniels, who also created the Steppe Mammoth located in Pensthorpe Natural Park.

This mammoth was named after Margaret Hems, who discovered the first bone, of what would turn out to be the most complete Steppe Mammoth skeleton found in Britain, in West Runton in 1990.

Lumi was created by wildlife artist and illustrator Jina Gelder, who tries to make people smile through her paintings and loves to capture personality in her work.

Lumi features an artic seascape with mammoths to raise awareness of climate change and how rising temperatures are causing the ice caps to melt. Lumi also translates to snow in Finnish. To take part in the GoGoDiscover Trail you can download the app onto your phone (£1.99) from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store or download a trail map here.

GoGoDiscover is delivered by East Anglian charity Break, in partnership with Wild in Art. The presenting partners for the project are Norwich BID, Chantry Place and ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure.

The project is hoped to raise valuable funds for Break, which makes life better for children and young people who are on the edge of care, in care and leaving care. All support of GoGoDiscover helps to stamp out the mammoth expectations faced by young adults leaving the care system. While the trail is free for anyone to join, there are a range of opportunities to help raise funds for Break:

Buy a raffle ticket (£5 p/ticket) to be in with a chance to win your own medium sized T.rex! 

Pick up the collector’s sticker-book and associated stickers, in partnership with Archant and Eastern Daily Press and browse the range of GoGoDiscover merchandise.

Bid for your own dinosaur at the GoGoDiscover auction on 28 September 2022. Successful bidders get to take their chosen dinosaur home after the trail has finished!




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