Rocket Round Leicester are over the moon to announce Gem Radio as the trail’s Official Media Partner! With less than 3 months until LOROS Hospice’s flagship fundraising event, Gem will be keeping you updated with the latest news and updates now and throughout the trail.
Blasting its way across the city for 10 weeks from Monday 19th July 2021, Leicester will be brought to life by an out of this world trail of 40 giant and spectacular Rocket sculptures! The Rockets will form a stellar, free art trail through the city’s streets and open spaces, bringing together the community for an unforgettable event.
Joining the giant Rockets on display will be Gem’s very own sculpture, Moondance, designed by Jenny Leonard. The design celebrates Gem as a feel-good station sharing the biggest songs from today along with iconic throwbacks. Be sure to unlock Moondance using the Rocket Round Leicester app when the trail is live!
Gem Radio, says “We are delighted to hear that local charity LOROS are partnering with a significant event such as Wild in Art, and for the opportunity for us to be the Official Rocket Round Leicester Media Partner.
“Supporting LOROS in this mission to deliver a family fun city centre trail by to helping to raise awareness and ultimately funds for the charity is important to us so they can continue to deliver their incredible work.
“We are excited to be involved in supporting the Rocket themed trail and to have our very own Gem Rocket, working with the hugely talented artist Jenny Leonard.”
Laura Betts, Rocket Round Leicester Project Manager and LOROS Hospice Fundraising Manager says, “We’re thrilled to welcome Gem on board our space mission! Gem’s support will make a world of difference as Rocket Round Leicester will directly contribute towards delivering care services to the hospice’s patients and their families’ at the most difficult time of their lives.
“Jenny’s Rocket design for Gem has blown us away! We’re sure trail-goers will love finding the sculpture as part of the trail this summer.”
Families of the East Midlands can tune into Gem for exclusive Rocket Round Leicester content direct from Ground Control, local news, entertainment, and a sing along to the best music. You can listen to Gem Radio on 106FM, DAB or by asking your smart speaker to “Play Gem Radio”.