Newcastle – Shaun the Sheep Art Trail

Event Details

  • Location: Newcastle Cathedral
  • Address: St Nicholas Square, Newcastle, NE1 1PF
  • Start date: 19th July 2023
  • End date: 03rd September 2023
  • Times: Varies
  • Entry fee: Free

The ‘Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne’ art trail from St Oswald’s Hospice will bring colour to the streets and landmarks of Newcastle – and the cathedral is very proud to be a sponsor!

Families are invited to flock to the cathedral during the school summer holidays and get creative with fun, self-led craft activities inspired by the citywide event. Explore the artistic creations of talented local schools and nurseries as you seek out the adorable ‘mini flock’. With a Cathedral map in hand, discover the marvellous animals hidden away in our monuments and stunning stained-glass windows.

Special events at the Cathedral include…

Amazing Animals Family Fun – Sunday 23 July, 12 midday – 3pm:
Unleash your creativity with craft activities, explore the Cathedral with guided tours and dance to some sheeptastic music.

Woolly Tales Storytime – Thursdays in August, 10-10:45am:
Join us every Thursday in August for fun and interactive storytelling sessions for little ones that will bring stories to life and spark imaginations!

‘Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne’ is a Wild in Art event supporting St Oswald’s Hospice. ‘Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne’ TM Aardman Animations LTD 2022.