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Meet Shaun the Sheep and friends - Aardman Animations event

In celebration of Shaun the Sheep’s 10th Anniversary, get flocking to Lowry Outlet and get involved in free activities with Shaun and friends.

Join the games outside on the Plaza!:

Take part in the Championsheeps games; sports day down on the farm!

Free Range

Lift the hens and search for yellow fluffy chicks or eggs. Eggs are collected on rustic wooden spoons into the waiting baskets.

Flock n Roll

Roll the Giant Shirley Sheep around the Hay Bale maze! Squeeze into the sheep pen together before rushing home to the podium

Cabbage Patch Keepie Uppie

Keep the Soft-Play Cabbages out of the mud by throwing them into the coloured Hoops

Vegetable Orchestra Workshop

Join in this interactive and super fun musical workshop brought to life by Shaun and his madcap friends Mr & Mrs Rackett. Children and families enjoy creating special rhythms with comedic vegetable instruments set to Shaun’s catchy theme tune.


Naughty Pig Sack Race

Jump high and fast down the race track. Kids watching love to pelt the racing pigs with fluffy dung before the pack crosses the finish line.


Sheep Shape – Clay modelling

Create your very own Shaun the Sheep clay model, learn the tricks of the model making trade!


Head on Inside:


Cinema screenings:

Kick back and relax whilst Cinemama and Poppacorn host our pop up cinema where you watch all your favourite characters with free Aardman classic film screenings, including Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Morph! Located in the Cuppa Coffee area on the first floor. 

Films will be shown at:

11.00 – 11.30  Shaun the Sheep

11.30 – 12.00  Timmy Time

12.00 – 12.30  Wallace and Gromit

12.30 – 13.00  Shaun the Sheep

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH BREAK 

14.00 – 14.30 Timmy Time

14.30 – 15.00: Shaun the Sheep

15.00 – 15.30 Timmy Time

15.30 – 16.00  Wallace and Gromit 


Get creative in the craft corner

Take home you Aardman inspired craft work


Character appearances

Meet Shaun the Sheep at intervals throughout the day outside on the plaza.


Feeling a bit peckish? Enjoy hot food from our pop up stalls:

Truly Scrumptious Sweets

They are a family traditional sweet shop, serving all those sweets from your childhood that you thought no longer available.

11th- 14th August


Make it your own with your favorite crepe fillings

11th- 14th August

Ice Cream Creations

A bespoke collection of handmade ice cream cupcakes and shots. The  artisan ice cream is rich and creamy, all topped off with our unique decorative hand-finished designs!

13th- 14th August

Useful Information

 Activities are on 10am-6pm daily.