The Kirkwood
Wild in Art

A Wild in Art event brought to you by The Kirkwood.



May 17, 2022

There’s no denying it – Kirklees is a wonderful place to live, work and visit. There is something for everyone here, whether you enjoy country walks with your four-legged friends, retail therapy, or visiting quaint villages steeped in h.... READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Our community is the beating heart of The Kirkwood. Through the launch of this fun, interactive art trail, we hope to reignite community spirit by bringing friends and families from across the borough together again after a challenging few .... READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Those who are familiar with the tale of the Snowman and the Snowdog will remember the iconic scene where the pair take the young boy, Billy, on a magical adventure through the sky. As they make their way to the North Pole, festive spirit is.... READ MORE

May 16, 2022

Over the past few weeks, we have travelled all corners of Kirklees to deliver the Snowdog pups to the schools taking part in Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees. The Snowdog pups have made it safely to their temporary homes, where they were .... READ MORE

May 16, 2022

People watching is a favourite past time for many of us, but artist Lou Sumray has turned her hobby into a reality, using her drawing skills capture the special moments shared between friends and families across Kirklees. When out visiting .... READ MORE

May 16, 2022

All systems are go for the Snowdogs team after we officially took delivery of over 60 Snowdog sculptures over the past couple of weeks and began distributing them across the country to be decorated. We also enjoyed the first few days in our.... READ MORE

May 09, 2022

If you were asked to name a landmark in Huddersfield town centre, Saint George’s Square is probably one of the first to spring to mind. Having scooped a number of awards over the years, the region’s iconic square is home to Huddersfield.... READ MORE

May 03, 2022

The next artist to join our lineup of talent is Cathy Simpson. Taking part in the trail to rekindle her love for Yorkshire and pay homage to her family’s heritage, Cathy has been commissioned by The Kirkwood to hand paint her stunning des.... READ MORE

April 26, 2022

Known far and wide for its rich history within textile manufacturing, Kirklees has always led the way in cutting edge design and innovation, even to this very day. Through his design ‘Two Tone Textile Tilly’, artist Mike Barrett, founde.... READ MORE

April 06, 2022

Meet Manchester-based artist, Caroline Boyd. Founder of Boy Oh Boy Designs, Caroline is one of the first artists to be commissioned to decorate a Snowdog for the Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees art trial this Autumn. Her design, ‘Shopfron.... READ MORE

March 16, 2022

Camira is the latest local company to sign up as a sculpture sponsor and will be joining forces with an artist to decorate their very own large Snowdog ahead of Kirklees’ most anticipated art event of the year. The Kirkwood’s Snowdog.... READ MORE

March 16, 2022

If you haven’t heard the news already, a pack of exquisitely decorated Snowdogs will be welcomed here in Kirklees this Autumn, as part of a magical art event for thousands of visitors to enjoy. While we’re busy working behind the scenes.... READ MORE
Snowdogs Support Life 2022