Bristol University Buys a Gromit!

Spencer Turner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Spencer Turner

The University of Bristol won its very own Gromit, known as 'Bark at Ee', at the extremely popular Gromit Unleashed auction. A total of 80 Gromit statues were auctioned, raising a staggering 2.3 million pounds for the Bristol Children's Hospice at the Mall's outdoor pavilion which was transformed into an auction room for the evening with 500 Bristol-based guests were invited to the event.

'Shaun The Sheep' Heading To The Big Screen

PA | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Children's cartoon character 'Shaun The Sheep' is to star in his own movie. The animated Aardman creation has his own series on CBBC which has been...

TRAILER: Have Aardman Done It Again?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Here is the latest fantasy adventure from Aardman Animations, and if the trailer is anything to go by, it's going to be spectacularly good fun. Voi...

Aardman's Armless Fun? Leprosy Charity LEPRA Disagrees

Howard Lake | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Howard Lake

A video trailer for Aardman and Sony Picture Entertainment's new film The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists! has been criticised for its "poor taste" by national leprosy charity LEPRA Health in Action for its depiction of people with leprosy.

Explay Festival Coverage: Day Two

Julian Benson | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Tech
Julian Benson

Day two of the Explay conference continued to cement the prevalence of developers and companies active in the South West. After registering attendees milled around the conference floor, where two gaming cabinets vied for their attention.