Snook 2️⃣: Yorky Roasty Snooky

Find me at: St Sampson's Square

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Created by: Norse Sky and Gemma Wood

Sponsored by: York Roast Co.

Introducing Yorky Roasty Snooky, the golden ambassador of The York Roast Co. Inspired by the deep love for Yorkshire Pudding Wraps, hearty roasts, and delicious gravy, Yorky Roasty is a whimsical creation from the family business, nestled in the heart of York's community. This magical Snook, adorned in shimmering gold leaf, brings a touch of myth and magic to your moments shared over a lovingly crafted roast. Proudly supporting St. Leonard's Hospice, this Snook symbolizes The York Roast Co.'s commitment to community and the stories that connect us all.


#YorkRoastSnook Giveaway! 🎉

Snap a pic with our whimsical Snook, Yorky Roasty Snooky, at St Sampson's Square, or download our Snook, paint it, and share it #YorkRoastSnook and be one of the three winners in our giveaway!

How to Participate:

  1. Take a pic with Snook at St Sampson's Square or download our Yorky Roasty Snooky draw, paint it, and share it.
  2. Share your pic or draw on your socials with #YorkRoastSnook and tag us @theyorkroastco.
  3. Participate from March 2nd to April 25th, 2024. Winners were announced on May 9th, 2024.

What are the three prizes?

  1. Our Mini Yorky Roasty Snooky + £150 in The York Roast Co’s vouchers (15 x £10 each)
  2. A Mini Snook paint your own + £100 in The York Roast Co’s vouchers (10 x £10 each)
  3. A Mini Snook paint your own + £50 in The York Roast Co’s vouchers (5 x £10 each)

*Winners will be revealed on our social media on May 9th! And prizes will be claimed at either of our York shops. Stay tuned!

Meet the Artist

Norse Sky

We are Norse Sky, the Yorkshire based themed set builders & prop makers. Our in-house design and production team creates high quality structures and components from our North Yorkshire studio. We then deliver and install to attractions, locations and studios all over the world. From Leeds, Manchester and York to The USA, UAE and beyond.

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Meet the Artist

Gemma Wood

I have been delivering art projects for the public since completing a masters in 2019. I create large installations for light festivals, paint and illustrate, and deliver workshop sessions. My passion is to create artwork that people can engage with.

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Meet the Sponsor

York Roast Co.

As a thriving family business in York, we're proud community contributors. Joining the Snook Trail allows us to celebrate our city's heritage through art, fostering civic pride and engagement. Supporting St Leonards Hospice, we embrace our role in York's story. This high-profile event aligns with our values, connecting us with visitors and residents!

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Discover The Snooks Trail

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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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Meet the Sponsors ▸

Meet the businesses who have proudly sponsored The Snooks Trail and delve into their inspiring reasons for supporting this captivating event.

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Survey ▸

Tell us about your Snooks Trail experience in a quick survey and you could win a Snooks Trail Goody Bag! T&Cs

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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.