The Owls of Bath 2018 charity auction will be held on the evening of Wednesday 17th October.

All of the large owls and a few smaller owlets will be sold at the auction to raise funds for four local charities. The auction will also be live online.

100% of event profits will be donated to:

  • The new Royal United Hospital Cancer and Therapies Centres
  • Bath Young Carers' Centre (a vital resource for children who look after ill, frail or disabled family members)
  • Roman Baths Archway Project (opening up secret Roman tunnels & creating a new World Heritage education centre)
  • UK Little Owl Project (based in Bath and working to protect Little Owls, whose numbers have declined by over 60% in recent years)

Bonhams Auctioneers will be managing the auction, which will also feature absentee and telephone bidding.

If you would like to register your interest in the auction, please email auction@minervasowls.org.

Owls ‘Hoot Farewell’ – Auction Preview Weekend – 29-30 September

Thousands of people are expected to flock to the Owls Hoot Farewell weekend at the end of September.

For a taste of what's to come, see photos of our previous King Bladud's Pigs and Lions of Bath auction preview weekends below.

All 82 of the owls and owlets will be gathered together in one giant 'parliament' over the weekend of 29-30 September at the Bath Recreation Ground.

This unique auction preview weekend will be the last chance to say your farewells before the flock flies off to the charity auction on 17th October.

As well as viewing the 82 fabulous owl sculptures, there will also be owl artists' exhibitions, owl decoration workshops, real owl displays, owl sponsor stands, Bath City FC's 'Beat the gOWLie' challenge, food and drink stalls and much more - a fantastic day out for owl fans of all ages.

Opening times: Saturday 10.00-18.00  Sunday 11.00-17.00

Ticket information to follow soon.

100% of event profits go to the Owls of Bath charities.