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Great North Snowdogs

St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice has teamed up with Wild in Art to stage Tyne and Wear’s biggest ever mass-participation, public art event - Great North Snowdogs - and we're getting involved!

The  Great North Snowdogs  trail will feature more than 50 large scale Snowdog sculptures, inspired by the  much-loved animation, The Snowman™ and The Snowdog,   During Autumn and Winter 2016 you will be able to follow the trail, collect points with the dedicated app and to try to see as many of the sculptures as possible.


The Snowdogs have been beautifully decorated by artists and will be on show for 10 weeks from
Monday  19th September 2016, in locations across Tyne and Wear. 

Plan your journey and follow the trail now!

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Our Snowdog... Hiding Lions!

Stagecoach North East has sponsored a Snowdog called Hiding Lions, designed by the author/illustrator of How to Hide a Lion, Helen Stephens.

Check out this sneak preview of Helen's artistic process!


Where can I see the Stagecoach Snowdog?

Helen Stephens has now finished our Snowdog's colourful new coat and Hiding Lions will be on display at  Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens  from 19th September 2016. 

You  can  also  follow  our paw-some pooch on Twitter   @Hiding_Lions!

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Other Snowdogs on the trail

Find out all about the other dogs on the trail by scrolling through the Great North Snowdogs gallery!

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