News articles - 2019

Saxon Weald sponsors a Global Gruffalo

Date: 11 January 2019

In support of Horsham District Year of Culture 2019, Saxon Weald are sponsoring a Gruffalo to celebrate the patron of the year, Julia Donaldson CBE, and the 20th anniversary of her famous book, The Gruffalo.

Saxon Weald sponsors a Global Gruffalo

The launch took place at Leonardslee Gardens on Thursday 10 January and featured a short performance of the Gruffalo book. Saxon Weald Assistant Director - Customer Experience, Rachel Richards, was lucky enough to join Julia Donaldson on stage and take on the role of the snake! Read more about the launch event here.


Saxon Weald's Gruffalo is number eight, and one of just twenty Gruffalo toys that have been sent out on their year long adventure. All twenty are planned to return to Horsham at the end of the year, to be featured in a public exhibition at Leonardslee Gardens in 2020.


Saxon Weald are proud to be supporting Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 and we look forward to sharing our Gruffalo's journey throughout the year accross our social media channels.


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