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A new Shaun on the Tyne website is now live to promote the initiative, at www.shaunonthetyne.co.uk. The handle for both Instagram and Twitter on social will be @shaunonthetyne. You can also share using the following social links:
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn: @Aardman @ShaunTheSheep
Instagram: @aardmananimations @shaunthesheep
About St Oswald's Hospice
St Oswald’s Hospice provides specialist care for North East adults, young people and children with incurable conditions, and support for family and loved ones. The charity needs to raise over £7 million each year through voluntary giving and legacies to continue to provide services to the local community.
No charge is made to patients for the services provided ensuring hospice care is available to all. For more information please visit www.stoswaldsuk.org
Wild in Art is the leading producer of spectacular public art events that entertain, enrich, inform and leave a lasting legacy. It brings together businesses and creative sectors with schools and local communities through the creation of uniquely painted sculptures.
Since 2008 Wild in Art has animated cities across the world including Manchester, Sydney, Auckland, Cape Town and São Paulo, and created trails for the London 2012 Olympics, the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Historic Royal Palaces and Penguin Random House.
Wild in Art events have:
- Enabled over £19.5m to be raised for charitable causes
- Injected £2.4m into local creative communities
- Engaged over 950,000 young people in learning programmes
- Helped millions of people of all ages to experience art in non-traditional settings
The Wild in Art apps are available to download from the App Store and Google Play wildinart.co.uk | @wildinart | #wildinart