NZ2463 : Great North Snowdog Rocket Dog, Newcastle Central Station

taken 5 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Great North Snowdog Rocket Dog, Newcastle Central Station
Great North Snowdog Rocket Dog, Newcastle Central Station
The brightly coloured and railway themed Snowdog Rocket Dog stands under the information displays in Newcastle Central Station.

The Great North Snowdogs are sculptures which have been decorated by a variety of artists and placed in various places around Tyne and Wear for a 10 week period in the autumn of 2016. Together the artworks form a trail that has been created with the St Oswald's Hospice charity. At the conclusion of the trail's life the artworks will be auctioned off with the proceeds going to St Oswald's Hospice.
Great North Snowdogs

The Great North Snowdogs were a temporary public art trail in North East England during autumn 2016. 61 snowdog sculptures, each painted individually and sponsored by local businesses, were on public display, mostly within Tyne & Wear. After the end of the exhibition, the sculptures were auctioned with the proceeds going to St. Oswald's Hospice, a charity providing care and support to people with serious or terminal illness. More information about the Great North Snowdogs is here: LinkExternal link

A snowdog trail was displayed in Brighton and Hove at around the same time: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 October, 2016   (more nearby)
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Monday, 21 November, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2461 6385 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1202N 1:37.0273W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2460 6386
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