SJ8097 : Walking with the Snowman™ #8, Eight Maids a-Milking

taken 2 years ago, near to Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

Walking with the Snowman™ #8, Eight Maids a-Milking
Walking with the Snowman™ #8, Eight Maids a-Milking
Snowman number 8 is situated at the corner of the ITV building on Trafford Wharf. Artist Donna Newman has responded in a quirky way to the verse Eight Maids-a-Milking, by transforming The Snowman into a giant cow. The design uses Scandinavian-inspired milkmaids playfully dancing their way around the cow on ice skates.

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Walking with the Snowman™

In place at from November 22nd 2018 until January 6th 2019, Walking with The Snowman is the first public sculpture trail inspired by the Raymond Briggs’ classic Christmas story “The Snowman™”. The trail consists of twelve giant snowman sculptures situated across Salford Quays and MediaCityUK to celebrate 40th anniversary of the original publication of the book.

Themed around the song The Twelve Days of Christmas, each sculpture is designed and decorated by one of twelve professional artists, all of whom painted a Bee for this year’s Bee in the City event Link . At the end of the event, they will be auctioned with proceeds going to the Children in Need charity. As well as the large snowmen, there are also a number of smaller snowmen decorated by local schools and community groups.

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Monday, 10 December, 2018   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 December, 2018
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