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The Broons & Oor Wullie 2004 Annual - More Classic Published in 2003 this 2004 children's annual is for sale the broons and oor wullie books. The sculptures, which were on the streets of Aberdeen and Inverness over the summer, went under the hammer at Thainstone House to raise funds for Archie Grampian. 70 colourful Oor Wullie statues have been sold at auction, raising £883,000 for the Archie Foundation's Tayside Children’s Hospital Appeal. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail is the first ever nationwide public art trail, here on the streets of Scotland’s cities for 11 weeks from 17th June. Fifty Oor Wullie statues have brand new owners following tonight’s auction in Inverurie. .css-1xgx53b-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-1xgx53b-Link:hover,.css-1xgx53b-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. Click the links below to view oor sculptures across Scotland! Hand-painted themed sculptures of the cartoon character had been displayed in locations including Dundee, Aber- deen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Invemess. While the Inverness Caley Thistle Oor Wullie was a strong performer it was bested on the night by its north rival, with a statue … ... At the end of the summer on the 13th September the statues will all be auctioned off with proceeds going to the Archie Foundation’s appeal for a new twin operating theatre pediatric surgical suite for Tayside Children’s Hospital. Tom Gilzean's sculpture went for £13,000 at auction on Thursday night to a mystery buyer. 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By Angie BrownBBC Scotland, Edinburgh and East reporter. View details. Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail runs for 11 weeks from 17th June 2019 – 30th August 2019 , culminating in a series of Farewell Events and nationwide auctions in each of the five host cities, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness. Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket Trail has reached its climax this week, with the first of four auctions getting off to a sensational start last night in Dundee! He raises money for Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity - which had supported the move to keep his sculpture in the capital. They sold for £800, £700, £700, £700, £500, £500, £500 and £500. Oor Countryside, inspired by artist Annie Grant’s daughter’s love of exploring the great outdoors, sold for an impressive £14,000. A piece by the artist Sleek featuring Oor Wullie and Fat Boab was also under the hammer, fetching £1,000. The most paid for a An auction of 70 specially designed Oor Wullie statues has raised £883,000 for charity. Picture by Kim Cessford. Winning Bid N/A; Status CLOSED; Lot 8 We all scream for ice cream. Oor Wullie raises £883,000 for Tayside Children's Hospital A charity auction of 70 individually designed Oor Wullie sculptures has raised £883,000. A new Oor Wullie sculpture has been commissioned for fundraising hero Tom Gilzean, after a mystery bidder scooped up the original statue at auction. "It is his life's passion to fundraise for the hospital so he is absolutely over the moon with the amount that his sculpture achieved at auction and through our crowdfunding efforts, and that this will now be donated to this wonderful cause. Aberdeen & Northern Marts. A team of north-east auctioneers from a fly-on-the-wall documentary will help raise vital funds for charity as part of a popular summer sculpture trail. The war veteran is a familiar face on Princes Street,where has been collecting money for the Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity for … Roslyn Neely, CEO of Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity, said: "Tom is an incredible man and has been such a fantastic supporter of ours for many years. More than 200 sculptures from the Scotland-wide Oor Wullie Bucket Trail have raised more than £1.29m at an auction for three children's charities. He is well known in Edinburgh, where he is regularly seen with his collecting tin and trademark tartan trousers on Princes Street and the Royal Mile. Big Bucket Trail: Oor Wullie statues taken into storage ahead of auction night Neil Cooney with one of the Oor Wullies outside the V&A. Over 200 specially designed Oor Wullie statues have been placed across Scotland, showcasing our diverse culture through the help of the 100 artists who worked to make every sculpture unique. It was part of the Scotland-wide Oor Wullie's Bucket Trail over the summer - and one of 60 in the capital alone. Fifty Oor Wullie statues have brand new owners following tonight’s auction in Inverurie. If you combine that with the other host city auctions a total of £1.3 Million was raised! The Edinburgh auction of all 60 statues, which included The Proclaimers, raised £318,000 for Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity. Oor Wullie. ... Overgrown Wullie Statue - INV. "As he holds such a special place in all of our hearts, our wonderful friends at Wild In Art are going to commission a mini Tom Oor Wullie sculpture to gift to him and his family. We cannot thank people enough.". Mrs Gibson, who was at the auction but has since travelled back to the states, bought two statues on the night. Tom Gilzean: Bid to buy war veteran's Oor Wullie statue for Edinburgh, Robot used for lockdown couple marriage proposal. While many of the buyers were anonymous through the online bidding, it is expected that the majority of the statues will stay locally. The weeks of fundraising and fun culminated in the Oor Wullie Auction on Thursday 19 September at the beautiful venue of Prestonfield House. It follows a crowd fundraiser which raised £7,000 to buy the statue so it could be kept on display in Edinburgh. The Edinburgh family of a 99-year-old war veteran who has raised more than £1m for charity have been outbid for his Oor Wullie statue. The Grand Oor Wullie Bucket Trail Auction Tue 13 September at 6pm. ‍♂️ ‍♀️. Read about our approach to external linking. Alan Hutcheon, Director at ANM and Auctioneer, said: “We are delighted to be involved in such a high-profile charity initiative and once again play our part in raising funds for very worthwhile charities. Prospective buyers for the north-east’s artistic Oor Wullie sculptures have been treated to a sneak preview. Law enforcement officials warn of plans to hold armed protests before Joe Biden's inauguration. Get a round-up of stories from The Sunday Post every week. September 14, 2016, 7:36 am Action from last night's auction. In aid of the Archie Foundation, which is the official charity of the Highland Children's Unit at Raigmore Hospital, the auction raised a total of £316,700. 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Oor Wullie Bucket Trail charity auctions raise f1.3m More than 200 sculptures from the Scotland- wide Oor Wul1ie Bucket Trail have raised more than f.l.29m at an auction for three children's charities. Oor Wullie (English: Our Willie) is a Scottish comic strip published in the D.C. Thomson newspaper The Sunday Post.It features a character called Wullie; Wullie is the familiar Scots nickname for boys named William. "The support we received was just incredible and we know it means everything to Dad. VideoRobot used for lockdown couple marriage proposal, The nuclear lighthouses built by the Soviets in the Arctic, Coronavirus: A year of high-speed discovery, The defiant 'nail houses' refusing to sell up, What the Capitol riot means for US foreign policy. A total of 200 life-sized Oor Wullie sculptures will be sold off by ANM Group Auctioneers Alan Hutcheon, Colin Slessor and Mark Barrack, with the online auctions facilitated by Alan Donald. The Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail auctions have ended on a high with a night of frenzied bidding at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow. Now's your chance to bid to buy one of the sculptures from this summer's trail! Auctions of the statues will act as the finale to the spectacular summer-long art trail enjoyed by hundreds of … It was a fantastic night, which saw more than £318,000 raised for the charities being supported throughout this initiative; The Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity, The Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity and The Archie Foundation. "We would like to say a huge, heartfelt thank you to each and every person who contributed to our crowdfunding page, including Central Taxis for kindly sponsoring the sculpture and for their generous donation. Hundreds of Oor Wullie sculptures will go under the hammer next week to raise vital funds for children and young people in hospital. Fifty Oor Wullie statues went under the hammer at an auction in Thainstone tonight. Oor Wullie's BIG Bucket Trail is live! An auction of dozens of Oor Wullie statues has raised more than £800,000 for a children's hospital. Subscribe for only £5.49 a month and enjoy all the benefits of the printed paper as a digital replica. Here is a list of the lots in full – and what they went for: As well as the statues, a few buckets were auctioned off. .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Tom Gilzean: Bid to buy war veteran's Oor Wullie statue for Edinburgh, Charity collector Thomas Gilzean in hospital after fall onto Edinburgh tram tracks, Charity collector Thomas Gilzean wins Edinburgh Award, Tom Gilzean - Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail, We will face more pandemics unless we halt climate change, Charles says, Four arrested and charged over alleged Covid breach at Edinburgh anti-lockdown protest, Nicola Sturgeon says Edinburgh anti-lockdown protests 'put lives at risk', Marks & Spencer saves Jaeger from collapse but stores set to close, January 11 coronavirus update: Further decrease in East Lothian's figures, now among top five lowest in Scotland, Information about BBC links to other news sites, FBI warning amid fears of more pro-Trump violence. With the total raised by the Edinburgh Oor Wullies standing at a whopping £318,000! View details. Working with The Archie Foundation, DC Thomson and Wild in Art, LJH Studio was sponsored by the Speratus Group to design one of the Oor Wullie statues that travelled around Scotland to raise money for the much deserved children's charity. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}The Edinburgh family of a 99-year-old war veteran who has raised more than £1m for charity have been outbid for his Oor Wullie statue. Oor auctions are underway! Democrats start move to impeach Trump again, The pop star, the president and a Covid crackdown, Looking for answers in the life of a killer, The 'ghetto president' aiming for the real thing, UK leading the way in use of language-learning apps, .css-q4by3k-IconContainer{display:none;height:1em;width:1em;vertical-align:-0.125em;margin-right:0.25em;}Robot used for lockdown couple marriage proposal. "Wherever Tom decides to put this little sculpture, we know it will be loved and admired for many, many years to come.". © 2021 BBC. The hugely successful Oor Wullie BIG Bucket Trail is coming to an end - with regional charity auctions of the popular sculptures due to take place in the host cities. It was a fantastic night, with the total raised hitting a whopping £316,700. On 19 September at Prestonfield House there is an invitation only event when all of the lifesize sculptures and four of the mini ones will be up for auction. Douglas Gilzean, son of Mr Gilzean, said: "It would have been a wonderful gesture if we were able to purchase my dad's Oor Wullie sculpture as a tribute to him but we always knew that this may not be possible. Other notable sales included Oor Wullie Miller which sold for £9000, Oor Countryside which made £14,000 and Oor Nevis, which was carried to the top of Ben Nevis and which went for £11,000. 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