The Kirkwood
Wild in Art

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



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

March 15, 2022

Calling all teachers! Here’s how you can get your school involved with Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees Are you looking to give your pupils a completely unique creative experience while celebrating your local region? Then join us in our.... READ MORE
Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees

October 06, 2021

Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees is coming to a town near you in 2022! The world-famous Snowdog is set to be unleashed on the streets of Kirklees next Autumn as part of an ambitious free public art event organised by The Kirkwood. Kirklees.... READ MORE

October 04, 2021

This week saw the official launch of Snowdogs Support Life, Kirklees. To celebrate the occasion, we put together a short film with the help of local film maker Sam Teale. We took our Snowdog friends for walkies last month as we toured Kirk.... READ MORE

October 04, 2021

The bees buzzed in Manchester. The elephants paraded through Sheffield. The rockets landed in Leicester. And now... Something amazing is coming to Kirklees. The Kirkwood are delighted to officially announce the launch an exciting public ar.... READ MORE
Snowdogs Support Life 2022