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Stockport's Giant Leap Frog Auction

Auction Date: Thursday, 17th October from 7:30pm

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This is a one time opportunity to bid for the amazing Frogs that have been on the Stockport Giant Leap art trail for the last 3 months. Each piece of artwork is completely individual and this is your only opportunity to own one of them. Come down for a drink and canapes from 6pm at the new LSH Mercedes garage.

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Stockport's Giant Leap, an art trail of giant-sized frogs, celebrates all the great changes that are taking place in Stockport.

On Thursday 17th October you can be in with a chance to bid on your very own Stockport Frog.

Join us at the new Mercedes-Benz Garage from 6PM for this unique Auction experience.

All proceeds from the auction are going to The Treehouse - the children's ward at Stepping Hill Hospital

Venue:
LSH Mercedes
Brighton Rd
Stockport
SK4 2BE

Lot 1 - Nexphibian

Lot 1 - Nexphibian

The frog that will keep you connected. The smart circuit board design represents a world-class company in semiconductor development and in-house production.

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Lot 2 - Golding

One of Stockport's more mature residents, Golding - named after the British Hop used in flagship beer Unicorn - has hopped across the town from Robinsons Brewery, one of the oldest and most respected names in British brewing history and based in Stockport since 1838.

SPONSOR: Robinsons Brewery

DESIGNER: Robinsons Brewery

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Lot 2 - Golding
Lot 3 - KermIT

Lot 3 - KermIT

Now here is one dapper digital dude! Black, white and read all over, KermIT holds a special binary message from Stockport based IT specialists Amshire. Can you crack the code?

SPONSOR: Amshire IT Solutions

ARTIST: Louise Barson

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Lot 4 - Cornelius

Centurion frog Cornelius has had a long day doing battle with the Romans. He's unpacked his pyjamas and is looking forward to a great nights sleep at the Holiday Inn Express Stockport, Europe's best.

SPONSOR: Holiday Inn Express

ARTIST: Ian Dawber

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Lot 4 - Cornelius
Lot 5 - Prince Regent

Lot 5 - Prince Regent

A very regal frog, Prince Regent is perfectly poised outside his palace, Regent House, where he very generously shares his offices with fellow Stockport based businesses.

SPONSOR: Orbit Developments

ARTIST: Douglas Hutton

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Lot 6 - Ferdinand

Don't let his medieval lines fool you. Ferdinand is no jester! This sprightly frog has a lot of spring in his leap and has sprung onto his new home in Mersey square.

SPONSOR: Spring & Co.

ARTIST: Helen Watts

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Lot 6 - Ferdinand
Lot 7 - Robert

Lot 7 - Robert

Robert is a kaleidoscope of colour, vibrant and filled with energy, much like the 700-strong squad at CDL where the UK's biggest insurance retailers rely on CDL's trend setting solutions to drive success and growth.

SPONSOR: CDL

ARTIST: Caroline Dowsett

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Lot 8 - BUSter

BUSter took the 192 bus and hopped off in Stockport. The 192 bus had a whole musical album complied in honour of the famous bus route which has run from Manchester to Stockport and Hazel Grove for almost four decades.

SPONSOR: Stagecoach

ARTIST: Annette Cobley

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Lot 8 - BUSter
Lot 9 - Mrs Mersey - The Hoppy Shopper

Lot 9 - Mrs Mersey - The Hoppy Shopper

Featuring in many musical lyrics of the 1960's, the River Mersey flows freely below the Merseyway Shopping Centre but did you know it is home to Mrs Mersey who loves nothing more then hopping and shopping in Merseyway.

SPONSOR: Merseyway Shopping Centre

ARTIST: Lindsay Anderson & Debbie Hancock

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Lot 11 - Sir Lovealot

Designed by the children of St Thomas' Primary School, Sir Lovealot will certainly remember the love he was shown by all the children - from reception to year 6 - who were hands-on in the design.

SPONSOR: The Light cinema.

ARTIST: St Thomas' Primary School.

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Lot 11 - Sir Lovealot
Lot 12 - Chemit

Lot 12 - Chemit

2019 has been designated by UNESCO as the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT), a vital tool used by all who learn and work in science. Chemit won't forget as he periodically waers his waistcoat with pride.

SPONSOR: BASF - We create chemistry

ARTIST: Emma Yates & Beth Sciambarella

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Lot 13 - Midas

Stockport's Giant leap Frog Art Trail represents the great changes that are taking place across the town centre. For those with the Midas touch, this is the perfect time to work, rest, invest, live and play in Stockport.

SPONSOR: Stockport College

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Lot 13 - Midas
Lot 14 - Sir Norman Frogster

Lot 14 - Sir Norman Frogster

Often mistaken for the internationally revered architect Sir Norman Foster, Sir Norman Frogster has hopped onto his lily pad from his home in Reddish, keeping a watchful eye over Stockport's iconic architecture.

SPONSOR: Totally Stockport

ARTIST: Prospect Vale Primary School

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Lot 15 - This Little Froggy Went To market

While his froggy friends were hopping onto their lily pads around Stockport, this little froggy was determined to stay here in the market place where he can choose from a great variety of new bars and eateries as well as hopping over to the market hall for a snack.

SPONSOR: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

ARTIST: Kate O'Brian

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Lot 15 - This Little Froggy Went To market
Lot 16 - Strawberry Fields

Lot 16 - Strawberry Fields

Strawberry Fields has hopped over to spend the summer in Stockport, home of the world famous Strawberry Studios. Now, all we need is a scoop of Crime to pop into our Sad Cafe to enjoy Strawberry Fields, forever.

SPONSOR: Marketing Stockport

ARTIST: Plunge Creations

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Lot 17 - Fanatical Freddie

Fanatical Freddie is fanatical about most things! Fanatical about his friends, family, colleagues and his home town of Stockport, so fanatical that he is even wearing some of Stockport's fabulous and iconic landmarks.

SPONSOR: Concentrix

ARTIST: Caroline Daly

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Lot 17 - Fanatical Freddie
Lot 18 - Sir Hopsalot

Lot 18 - Sir Hopsalot

Fresh from his starring role in the sequel to Wind in the Willows, Sir Hopsalot has been hopping all over Stockport discovering all the fun things to do. Now it's time to rest on his lily pad outside No.1 St Peter's Square.

SPONSOR: Orbit Developments

ARTIST: Toubie Jack

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Lot 19 - Edgeleap

Standing out from the county crowd, Edgeleap was hopping madly about when his team won the National League North Title. Bathing in glory, he is ready to welcome fans for a selfie - meet him on his lily pad in St Peter's Square.

SPONSOR: C&C Insurance Brokers

ARTIST: Douglas Hutton

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Lot 19 - Edgeleap