SJ8097 : What the Snowman™ Saw - MediaCity Piazza

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

What the Snowman™ Saw - MediaCity Piazza
What the Snowman™ Saw - MediaCity Piazza
Looking over the shoulder of the final snowman on the "Walking with the Snowman™" trail, into the MediaCityUK Piazza outside the BBC buildings.

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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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Date Taken
Monday, 10 December, 2018   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 December, 2018
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Suburb, Urban fringe 
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Panasonic DC-G9 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 802 973 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.3289N 2:17.9223W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 803 972
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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