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When dragons met Blue Peter

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  Wild in Art artists are bringing a bespoke dragon sculpture to life with children’s designs to celebrate the refurbishment of the historic Great Pagoda of Kew Palace by Historic Royal Palaces.   Five top runners-up from Blue Peter’s ‘Design a … Read More

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Victorian Festival of Christmas

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  Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, 1 – 3 December 2017 Artists have been commissioned to decorate twelve 1.8-metre tall Nutcracker Soldiers for one of the south’s finest Christmas festivals. Travel back in time to a bygone era, where snowy Dickensian streets … Read More

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Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk 2019

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    After the huge success of its Pigs Gone Wild art trail in 2016 St Elizabeth Hospice has officially launched its next event Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk which will be seen for 12 weeks in the summer of 2019. … Read More

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Snowdogs Discover Ashford 2018

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Snowdogs to be unleashed in Ashford! www.ashfordsnowdogs.co.uk  @AshfordSnowdogs #AshfordSnowdogs Next year Ashford will become like a scene from The Snowman™ and The Snowdog, the animated sequel to Raymond Briggs’ classic story, The Snowman™, as a magical art trail arrives in … Read More

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SnailSpace Brighton & Hove 2018

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  #BeMoreSnail: Giant Snails Take Centre Stage in Brighton   Snailspace Brighton & Hove will be the first in a series of Snailspace public art events Wild in Art will bring to cities. Snailspace is the much-anticipated follow up to … Read More

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First Elmer Sculptures Revealed

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  www.elmersbigartparades.co.uk  #ElmerArtParade The first Elmer sculptures to feature in Elmer’s Big Art Parades make their debut at Brand Licensing Europe, London this week. The public art trails featuring 1.1m tall Elmer sculptures, inspired by one of the most iconic … Read More

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Maggie’s Penguin Parade 2018

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  For ten weeks next summer, the streets, parks and public areas of Dundee and its surrounding landscape will be invaded by a colony of colourful giant penguins as part of a Wild in Art event by Maggie’s Dundee. Announced … Read More

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Snowdogs Are Top Dogs at Brighton & Hove Business Awards

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  The team behind Snowdogs by the Sea celebrated last night as the epic sculpture trail bagged the award for Best Event in the City 2016 at the Brighton and Hove Business Awards. Imelda Glackin, Chief Executive, Martlets Hospice, collected … Read More

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Andersen Press Joins Forces With Wild In Art

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  Bringing Elmer Sculpture Trails To The UK’s Streets! Andersen Press and creative event producers Wild in Art announce a new three-year partnership to bring public art trails featuring 1.1m tall Elmer sculptures to Britain’s towns and cities. Elmer’s Big … Read More

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The Big Splash WA 2018

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The Big Splash WA is a vibrant art event that will take place in the streets, parks and public spaces of Perth, Western Australia, in January through to March 2018. A huge pod of wildly colourful dolphin sculptures painted by … Read More

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The Big Hoot Auckland 2018

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  Get imaginative and celebrate the uniqueness of Aotearoa in what promises to be one of the BIGGEST mass participation public art trail event ever to take place in Auckland, New Zealand. For ten weeks in the autumn of 2018, … Read More

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Hoodwinked 2018

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  Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise – will bring merriment to the streets of Nottingham next summer through a unique world-class sculpture trail. Scores of quirky sculptures will take pride of place in the city from … Read More

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Worcester Stands Tall 2018

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  The giraffes are coming – get set for Worcester Stands Tall adventure! The biggest public art event ever seen in Worcester will take the city by storm next summer as gentle, giant giraffes stand tall in our midst. Over … Read More

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GoGoHares! 2018

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  Norwich is set for another GoGo art trail in 2018! There were gorillas, there were dragons and now ‘Hare’ is the next sculpture! The team at Break charity, have again partnered up with Wild in Art after the incredible … Read More

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Snowdogs: Tails in Wales 2017

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Snowdogs bound into Cardiff! Meet the pack setting tails wagging this Autumn… 16 September – 26 November 2017   We’re excited to be working with the paw-some Penguin Ventures once again to bring our first Snowdog Art Trail to Wales. More … Read More

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Snowdog Art Trails 2017

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We’re pleased to introduce Snowdog Art Trails; the home to Snowdogs big and small.  Love The Snowdog? Then visit our website www.snowdogarttrails.co.uk where you’ll find all you need to know about Snowdog Art Trails up and down the country, Snowdog figurines and the … Read More

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‘Hare’ is the next sculpture!

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There were gorillas, there were dragons and now ‘Hare’ is the next sculpture! The team at Break, led by Martin Green, have again teamed up with Wild in Art and can at last, announce that the sculpture that will be on … Read More

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Snowdog Art Trails raise almost £600,000 for local charities

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This autumn Wild in Art brought the magic of The Snowman™ and The Snowdog to the streets of the UK with two Snowdog Art Trails in Tyne and Wear and Brighton. Partnering with local charities in both regions, the Snowdog Art … Read More

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Snowdog Art Trails

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  We’re pleased to introduce Snowdog Art Trails; the home to Snowdogs big and small.  Love The Snowdog? Then visit our website www.snowdogarttrails.co.uk where you’ll find all you need to know about Snowdog Art Trails up and down the country, Snowdog figurines and … Read More

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Sally-Ann recognised by Women of the Year

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Wild in Art’s Sally-Ann Wilkinson will join over 400 women from all walks of life at the Women of the Year Lunch as a ‘2016 Woman of Achievement’. Each guest is regarded as a ‘Woman of the Year’ and represents … Read More

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Read Manchester BookBenches 2017

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  BookBench sculptures popped up across Manchester to celebrate a love of reading. 10 July – 10 September 2017 BookBenches painted with literary designs by Manchester schools and community groups popped up across Manchester in the summer of 2017, helping … Read More

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Sitting with Jane 2017

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  Enjoy a creative celebration of Jane Austen’s heritage in and around Basingstoke. Sitting With Jane had a very happy ending as the BookBench auction raised nearly £100,000 on Friday 15 September, delivering a massive boost to the charity that … Read More

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The Big Sleuth 2017

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  More than 230 beautifully painted sun bear sculptures here, bear and everywhere in Birmingham and beyond. Birmingham was roaring with excitement on Thursday 12 October 2017, as 91 bear sculptures raised £257,300 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity at The Big … Read More

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Penguin

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Our friendly penguin is an adaptable canvas – fabulous for showing off imaginative designs of decorating as a school mascot. The penguin can enhance learning about the environment and global warming, oceanography or citizenship and PSHE. Why not create a … Read More

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Dolphin

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Eagle Owl

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The eagle owl represents scholastic endeavours and is the perfect canvas through which to capture children’s imaginations and open up discussion and debate around the flora and fauna of the countryside. Eagle Owl (large) H 1600mm L 700mm W 920mm Weight: … Read More

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Gothic Dragon

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Dragons have permeated cultures and literature throughout history. Our gothic dragon is a majestic creature which will enliven mythology, history, geography and creative writing. Gothic Dragon (large) H 1700mm L 1950mm W 950mm Weight: 45kg Gothic Dragon (medium) H 750mm … Read More

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Discover Gnomes Unearthed at Hampton Court Palace this summer

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Don’t miss the ideal Gnome Show! Opens 23 July – 2 October 2016 Look out for some unusual additions in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace this summer! As part of the year-long celebration of its world famous gardens, 15 very … Read More

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Gnomes Unearthed 2016

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We worked with Historic Royal Palaces to produce a brand new interactive sculpture and event to help celebrate the gardens of Hampton Court Palace. Gnomes Unearthed took place from 23 July until 2 October. The palace’s new Magic Garden has opened and … Read More

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The Lincoln Knights’ Trail 2017

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  Knights march on Lincoln!  The 36 sculptures of the Lincoln Knights’ Trail raised nearly £180,000 in a thrilling auction in Lincoln Cathedral on Saturday 30 September. Hundreds of expectant Knights’ fans gathered in the Nave for the sale and, … Read More

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The BIG Stampede 2017

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  Brace yourselves for The BIG Stampede! Lanarkshire sculpture trail will raise funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity. A mass of giant safari animals which took over Hamilton this summer as part of The BIG Stampede have raised an incredible … Read More

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Write On! New literacy-focused initiative in the West Midlands

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We’re delighted to announce that a literacy-themed arts project will take place in Birmingham and beyond next summer. The Big Read, presented with The Schools of King Edward VI and in association with the National Literacy Trust and Birmingham Children’s … Read More

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New partnership with Snowdog Enterprises to bring Snowdog sculpture trails to the UK’s streets

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Snowdogs to descend on the Great North and Brighton & Hove in 2016 Snowdog Enterprises Ltd (A Penguin Random House company) and creative event producers Wild in Art announce a new three-year partnership to bring art trails featuring 1.5m tall … Read More

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Snowdogs by the Sea 2016

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Charity Partner: Martlets Hospice   Snowdogs by the Sea saw individually designed Snowdog sculptures appear throughout Brighton and Hove in autumn 2016. Local school children also created a pack of small-scale puppy Snowdogs, which formed part of the public art adventure. The trail was co-ordinated … Read More

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The Big Read 2016

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The Big Read BookBench trail took place from 16 July until 13 September 2016. An unmissable creative education event in 2016 for Birmingham and the West Midlands, The Big Read celebrated the region’s creativity as well as the written word. Schools and … Read More

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Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail 2016

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Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail brought to life the streets of Dundee (and beyond) with 70 giant Oor Wullie sculptures to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the famous cartoon character – known as Scotland’s favourite son – as part of the Year of … Read More

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Bringing the art of Ladybird Books to the streets of Loughborough

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  Eight unique, hand-painted BookBenches have been specially-produced to celebrate the centenary of Ladybird Books. They will be installed across Loughborough in Leicestershire as part of the Loogabarooga Festival and will feature the cover artwork of some of the nation’s … Read More

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Pride of Paisley Launches

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On 22 September Paisley First Business Improvement District (BID) launched an exciting and innovative public art event set to take Paisley by storm in summer 2016. Working in partnership with Wild in Art, Pride of Paisley will bring individually designed … Read More

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Magna Carta Barons Invade for One Last Time

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Decorated Baron sculptures, including one by Paul Kidby, illustrator for Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld book series, will be on display for the final time in Magna Carta cities of Salisbury and Lincoln before being sold at auction on 1 October … Read More

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120 Schools’ Dragons fly into Norwich!

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A second wave of GoGoDragons! mania is set to hit Norwich this weekend with the arrival of a further 120 dragons flying into the city to go on display from Saturday 4 July. The much anticipated arrival of the Schools’ … Read More

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