MINIATURE Billy Connolly Lego is set to go on sale in Scotland for one day only as part of a big charity fundraising effort.

Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow will make just 750 “Wee Big Yin” Lego figures of the Scot that will celebrate the much-loved comedian through five different stages of his career.

Shoppers will be able to buy figures including the Biker Yin, the Actor Yin, the Artist Yin Musician Yin and the Funny Yin.

The set has been created in support of Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity.

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The National:

Kathy Murdoch, centre manager at Buchanan Galleries, said: “We wanted to celebrate one of the most famous and much-loved celebrities in Scotland, whilst raising funds for a very worthwhile cause so we’re thrilled to be able to bring Billy to life in miniature form.  

“The figurines have been created from genuine LEGO® bricks, an iconic toy for many people, and we’re sure they will become a real collector’s item.

"We have been supporting Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity for a number of years now and our shoppers have shown incredible generosity to our charity appeal which has been helping children and their families overcome life-changing treatments for 20 years.

“The work that they do in the city is invaluable and makes such a difference to children from across Scotland, and we’re proud to offer them our continued support.”

Kirsten Watson, chief executive at Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “Every day, 500 children from across Scotland require life-changing treatment at our children's hospital in Glasgow.

"We are incredibly grateful to Buchanan Galleries’ shoppers and staff for their unwavering support, which allows us to stand by these patients, their families and the NHS heroes taking care of them with our charity-funded projects and support services.

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“It is fantastic to see the ‘Wee Big Yins’ fundraiser being brought to life by the team at Buchanan Galleries and we would like to thank the generous people of Glasgow for continuing to stand by our hospital family this Summer.”

The National: The sale will help raise money for to Glasgow Children’s Hospital CharityThe sale will help raise money for to Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

Scots can purchase 500 stand-alone Funny Yins for £10 while the full five-set comes with a minimum donation of £50.

But there was a warning that with limited stock the collection is likely to sell out fast.

Scots can pick the figures up on Saturday, September 4.