SJ8097 : Walking with the Snowman™ #10, Ten Lords a-Leaping

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

Walking with the Snowman™ #10, Ten Lords a-Leaping
Walking with the Snowman™ #10, Ten Lords a-Leaping
Snowman number 10 is situated at the side of ThePitch@MediaCityUK, behind the main buildings. Ten fictional members of the House of Lords leap across the sculpture in their red and white peerage robes. Artist Hammo has painted them to reflect and celebrate the diversity of Britain. The sculpture is sponsored by event producers Wild in Art, who celebrate their 10th anniversary this year (2018).

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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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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 802 974 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.4206N 2:17.9139W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 802 974
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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