TEN giant colourful hares were seen being transported into Winchester today.

Thirty hare sculptures will be installed around Winchester and Southampton as part of the Hares of Hampshire trail that launches on Thursday, June 16.

READ MORE: Huge 6ft colourful hares will raise cash for charity with interactive public art trail Hares of Hampshire in Southampton and Winchester

The public art exhibition will be free to view for 10 weeks until Thursday, August 25.

Hampshire Chronicle: Hampshire Hares arriving in Winchester

Each figure has been individually designed by a different artist, many from Hampshire and they are also sponsored by a business.

SEE ALSO: Mystery of Winchester's fenced off plinths revealed as part of the Hares of Hampshire art trail

Each hare will then be auctioned off in a final farewell event in September, where all proceeds will go towards The Murray Parish Trust.

The charity aims to support ill children across the south with emergency treatment and care.

Hampshire Chronicle: Hampshire Hares arriving in Winchester

A spokesperson from the charity recently confirmed that the mysterious fenced off plinths by the Westgate and the Buttercross are in place for the public art display.

For more go to haresofhampshire.co.uk

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