SmileyWorld® Art Trail in North Tyneside
North Tyneside is debuting the first SmileyWorld® Art Trail, produced in collaboration with globally recognised Smiley® brand The Smiley Company and North Tyneside Council.
The public art trail features sculptures of fun, positivity-spreading emoticons, each featuring artwork from fifteen creatives tasked with interpreting and responding to a range of emoticons.
The fifteen sculptures are located across the borough from Friday 26 January until Tuesday 2 April.
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Explore the trail
Download the map to explore the range of instantly recognisable emoticons, located in North Shields, Forest Hall, Killingworth, Tynemouth, Cullercoats, Wallsend and Whitley Bay.
A limited supply of souvenir maps are available from Customer First Centres.
Supporting St Oswald’s Hospice
This trail is supporting St Oswald’s Hospice, a local charity providing services to adults, children and family in the community. If you would like to make a donation to the charity, click below to find out more.
In collaboration with North Tyneside Council
This is the third Wild in Art trail to take place in and around North Tyneside since 2020, with the aim of driving footfall into town centres, supporting the local economy, whilst also encouraging families to get outdoors and active, and nurture an interest in art and creativity in the community.
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