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Great North Snowdogs Trail : The Gate

Description

Presented by creative producers Wild in Art, working in partnership with St Oswald's Children’s Hospice, Great North Snowdogs will bring together businesses, artists, schools and community groups to create a public art trail of beautiful Snowdog sculptures, based on the story The Snowman and The Snowdog, by Raymond Briggs.

For ten weeks during Autumn and Winter 2016, the North East’s streets, parks and open spaces will become home to a series of individually designed Snowdog sculptures, painted by both well-known and undiscovered artists.

This will result in a sculpture trail, sponsored by businesses and individuals, showcasing the rich cultural offer and wealth of artistic talent in the area. Local people can become ‘tourists in their own city’ with a trail map and dedicated app will lead them from popular tourist destinations to lesser known areas of the region.

 Once the trail ends, the sculptures will be auctioned at a glittering event in December 2016, to raise funds for St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice. A separate trail of smaller Snowdogs, created by local school children and community groups will also be exhibited, celebrating the talent of the young people of the North East.

To find out where the Snowdogs are, please visit the official Snowdogs website.

Essential Details

Duration:

19th September - 5th December 2016

Venue Details
The Gate is Newcastles premier leisure and entertainment centre. Weve a wide range of restaurants and cafes, pubs, bars and clubs as well as the North Easts most exciting casino, Aspers, where entry is now membership free! You can also see all the latest...

Contact:

0191 223 5000

www.thegatenewcastle.co.uk

Newgate Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 5TG

Opening Hours:

Monday 09:00am - 02:00am
Tuesday 09:00am - 02:00am
Wednesday 09:00am - 02:00am
Thursday 09:00am - 02:00am
Friday 09:00am - 02:00am
Saturday 09:00am - 02:00am
Sunday 09:00am - 02:00am





 

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