Snook 5️⃣: Count Snook

Find me at: Lord Mayors Walk

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Created by: Emma Parker

Sponsored by: York St John University

Dare to meet Count Snook, the intriguing night wanderer of our Snook family! Draped in the mystery of twilight tales, Count Snook invites you on a thrilling adventure through stories where shadows come alive. With a flair for the dramatic, this Snook is sure to captivate your imagination and whisk you away to a land of enchanting tales.


Meet the Artist

Emma Parker

Emma Parker is a Fine Art undergraduate in her second year studying at York St John University. Her primary interests are material processes, colour and pattern. As a multidisciplinary artist she works across different media from drawing, painting to printing and sculpture. Her work seeks to explore practices through experimentation inspired from environmental factors. Recent group projects have included ‘It’s just stuff’, Quad South Foyer, York St John University (2024) my personal work was driven by print and sculpture.

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Meet the Sponsor

York St John University

York St John University is a high quality, friendly university with a campus based in the centre of the historic City of York. We have been teaching people from across the world for 180 years. As proud sponsors Make it York’s Snook’s Trail, we are delighted to be supporting St. Leonard's Hospice and celebrating York’s heritage.

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Trail Leaflet & Map ▸

This carefully curated guide is your passport to unlocking a world of imagination and wonder as you embark on this unforgettable adventure in York.

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Sculpture List ▸

Discover our full list of Snooks, each one a unique chapter in York's storytelling journey. Start exploring and see where each Snook will lead you!

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Meet the Snooks ▸

Set off on a delightful discovery to meet the Snooks! Uncover the origins of these charming characters and learn about their creator...

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Trail FAQs ▸

What is the Snooks Trail? When does the Snooks Trail take place? Do Snooks sleep? How can I participate in the Snooks Trail? And more!

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The Production Company ▸

Encounter the crafters behind the magic – Norse Sky, the masterful set builders and prop makers hailing from North Yorkshire, whose skilled hands have lovingly shaped the Snooks into existence.

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Meet the Artists ▸

Discover the creative minds behind the enchanting Snooks sculptures on The Snooks Trail. Explore the diverse talents and unique perspectives of the artists who have contributed their imagination and skill to bring these captivating characters to life!

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Accessibility Guide ▸

Make It York is proud to organise many free events and festivals throughout the year for residents and visitors to enjoy. We are committed to ensuring that everyone can participate, with access requirements in place to support with additional needs.

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Charity Partner ▸

St. Leonard's Hospice, our esteemed charity partner for The Snooks Trail, is a highly regarded organization dedicated to serving the communities of York and North Yorkshire for over 35 years.