Cardboard Snooks Project

April 2024

Discover the Cardboard Snooks Project, a unique initiative made possible through the generous support of Aviva. This project has provided 100 three-foot cardboard Snooks to local schools, offering a fun and engaging opportunity for young people to connect with the city's heritage and contribute to the Snooks Trail in their own creative way.

Aviva Snook

As part of this initiative, schools received these cardboard Snooks in time for World Book Day, allowing students to express their creativity by decorating and personalizing their Snooks with vibrant colours and designs.

These decorated Snooks are now displayed in various shop windows and libraries across York, adding an extra layer of charm to the city and extending the Snooks Trail experience. This effort not only showcases the creativity of York's younger residents but also supports our Charity Partner, St Leonard's Hospice.

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A list of participating schools and venues is available below, providing a guide to explore this community-driven project!

Schools Involved

Rufforth Primary School

Scarcroft Primary School

Carr Junior School

Burton Green Primary School

St Lawrence's CE Primary School

Poppleton Road Primary School

Copmanthorpe Primary School

Skelton Primary School

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Primary School

Westfield Primary Community School

Heworth CE Primary School

All Saints' CE Federation of Academies Hessle

Elloughton Primary School

Jack & Jill's Nursery School

Businesses Involved

Abraham Moon

Acomb Explore

Andrea Ubhi Dentistry


Azendi Jewellery

Bishopthorpe Explore Library

Castle Snooker Club

City Sceen

Clifton Explore Library

Cocoa Joes

Copmanthorpe Explore Library

Dringhouses Explore Library

Dunnington Explore Library

Duttons For Buttons

Gillies fabric

Haxby Explore Library

Heavenly Desserts


Hidden Treasures

Huntington Explore Library

Kennedy's Bar & Restaurant

Little Blondie Bakehouse

Love Cheese

Lucy Pittaway Ltd

Monk Bar Model Shop

Mr Chippy

New Earswick Explore Library and Folk Hall

Plush Cafe

Poppleton Explore Library

Revolution York

Rio Brazilian steakhouse

Safe Stay York


St Leonards Shops

Strensall Explore Library

Tang Hall Explore

The Amnesty Bookshop

The Imaginarium

The Judges Lodging's

The Society Of Alchemists

The Yorkshire Soap Company

Totally Awesome


Turtle Bay

Visit York


Watkinsons Shoes


YO1 Radio

York Explore

York Roast Co