Custom LEGO minifigures to celebrate St David’s Day

Five Welsh icons have been created as custom minifigures to celebrate St David’s Day.

A selection of five custom LEGO minifigures will be sold in aid of charity at St David’s Shopping Centre in Cardiff, UK. Sales of the minifigures will benefit charities.

The five minifigures are Gareth Bale, Gareth ‘Alfie’ Thomas, Ruth Jones as Nessa from Gavin and Stacey, Sir Tom Jones and Dame Shirley Bassey. There will be 50 of each on sale on March 1, St David’s Day.

Each minifigure require a minimum charity donation of £5. Velindre, Pride Cymru, Ty Hafan, Valley’s Kids and Noah’s Ark will benefit from sales of the little LEGO people.

“We’re really looking forward to seeing shoppers’ reactions to the celebrity mini figures, we absolutely love them, and it’s great to see each character come to life,” Hywel Butcher from St David’s Shopping Centre told ITV News. “Over the years, our shoppers have shown incredible generosity to our charitable appeals – such donating thousands of toys to our Toy Appeal, or queuing out of the door for our artwork inspired by the city raising tens of thousands of pounds.”

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Graham was the Editor up until November 2020. He has plenty of experience working on LEGO related projects. He has contributed to various websites and publications on topics including niche hobbies, the toy industry and education. Follw Graham on Twitter @grahamh100.

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