Latest Media Coverage

Latest Media Coverage

April 8, 2018

News of this summer’s Owls of Bath trail has flown far and wide and we’ve had some great support from the media. The high profile public art event has featured on the BBC, in The Guardian, radio, magazines and many regional publications, plus of course great flurries of social media tweeting/hooting! VIEW ALL THE LATEST … Read More

Curo’s owl comes home to roost in Combe Down

Curo’s owl comes home to roost in Combe Down

May 26, 2018

                              Children from Combe Down Primary School couldn’t believe their eyes when a large white owl came to roost in their playground! The owl, part of this summer’s Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail, was donated to the school by Curo.  … Read More

Hooo’s enjoying the sunshine?

Hooo’s enjoying the sunshine?

May 23, 2018

Decorated Owls are starting to return to Nest HQ from their artists’ studios and spending time getting to know each other before the Owls of Bath 2018 trail starts on 25th June. A beautiful sunny day was the perfect opportunity for a mini-parliament of owls to head up to the world famous Royal Crescent for … Read More

Bath Rugby goes Owl-Out this summer!

Bath Rugby goes Owl-Out this summer!

May 15, 2018

‘Aled Bre-hoo’ the Owl meets his namesake Aled Brew and team-mates Zach Mercer, Kahn Fotoali’i and Freddie Burns   Bath Rugby goes Owl-Out this summer! We are delighted to welcome Bath Rugby’s new winger “Aled Bre-hoo” to the scrum of supersized owls, which will be nesting across Bath this summer! Aled will be perched at Pulteney Bridge … Read More

World Heritage Day with Romans, Goddess Minerva and Owls

World Heritage Day with Romans, Goddess Minerva and Owls

April 28, 2018

Celebrating World Heritage Day 2018 with Roman soldiers, the Roman ‘Goddess Minerva’, real owls and supersized owl sculptures in front of the Royal Crescent in the World Heritage city of Bath was a perfect way to mark the annual event! Over three thousands residents and visitors to the city swooped down to the Royal Crescent … Read More

Owl sponsors ‘Meet the Owls’ evening a hoot!

Owl sponsors ‘Meet the Owls’ evening a hoot!

April 28, 2018

A great hoot was had by all at our recent ‘Meet the Owls’ evening for Owl sponsors and businesses interested in finding out more about this summer’s interactive city-wide sculpture trail. Owls of Bath artists, supersized owl sculptures, owl sponsors and owlets gathered at Spaces, Bath’s new co-working office space, to hear more about the … Read More

Bath Tech Firm Blispa creates interactive Owls of Bath App

Bath Tech Firm Blispa creates interactive Owls of Bath App

April 14, 2018

(News story published in the Bath Business News on April 13th) Innovative Bluetooth technology developed by Bath firm Blispa will make this summer’s Minerva’s Owls public sculpture trail in the city the UK’s first fully interactive attraction of its kind. Beacons from the firm will allow visitors to interact with the super-sized owl sculptures that … Read More

OWL MAD SCHOOL BOY DESPERATELY SEEKS SPONSOR FOR OWLET

OWL MAD SCHOOL BOY DESPERATELY SEEKS SPONSOR FOR OWLET

April 13, 2018

Nine-year-old Jack Hills’ plea to Bath businesses to sponsor an ‘Owlet’ for his school for this summer’s Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail It’s been a personal obsession since he was knee-high to a grasshopper and with his bedroom jam packed with owl toys, owl paintings, owl books and owl games, nine-year-old owl fan, Jack … Read More

Meghan Sparkles looks to tie knot with sponsor

Meghan Sparkles looks to tie knot with sponsor

April 6, 2018

To mark the royal visit of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Bath, one of our Minerva’s Owls artists, Angus, has created ‘Meghan Sparkles’ a commemorative design in search of a sponsor for this summer’s public art sculpture trail. In the design ‘Meghan’ can be seen wearing the Spencer Family tiara (rumoured to be what … Read More

Bath Business Guide – Owls Take Flight

Bath Business Guide – Owls Take Flight

April 1, 2018

Congratulations to the 50 leading Bath businesses which feature in the Bath Chronicle’s Business Guide 2018. The guide also includes a profile on the Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail and reports on some of the major developments taking place in Bath, such as Bath Quays and Bath Riverside, which have both sponsored eye-catching, super-sized … Read More

Owl design for Owlery Owlet

Owl design for Owlery Owlet

April 1, 2018

Fabulously talented 17 year old Bath artists Naomi Johns is decorating an Owlet for The Owlery in Newton St Loe. Naomi’s owlet will be completely decorated with… yes, Owls! Can you guess which species these owls are? The Owlery forms part of a Bird of Prey Rescue Centre at Newton St Loe and features a … Read More

Bath Young Carers Finish Ono the Owlet

Bath Young Carers Finish Ono the Owlet

April 1, 2018

Children from the B&NES Young Carers Centre in the Lower Bristol Road have now finished decorating their super-sized Owlet! Congratulations to everyone involved for your artistic talents – we can’t wait to see Ono in person! Ono (pronounced Oh No!) will go on display in the SouthGate shopping centre during the public art sculpture trail … Read More

Owl to Nest at The Ivy Bath Brasserie

Owl to Nest at The Ivy Bath Brasserie

April 1, 2018

A beautifully decorated owl, painted by celebrated local artist Richard Twose, will be nesting in a prime location just outside The Ivy Bath Brasserie in Milsom Street for this summer’s Minerva’s Owls of Bath sculpture trail. The Ivy Bath Owl, pictured here with Richard Twose and Katja Kammerer, General Manager at The Ivy Bath Brasserie, … Read More

Owl perched in Moorland Road

Owl perched in Moorland Road

April 1, 2018

One of the blank Minerva’s Owls of Bath has landed in Sainsburys in Moorland Road! Local Councillor Will Sandry is keen for Moorland Road to have one of the eye-catching Owl sculptures to decorate and display this summer. As all of the Owls will be featured on the Owls of Bath app and over 10,000 … Read More

Owls land in Milsom Place, en route to Artists

Owls land in Milsom Place, en route to Artists

April 1, 2018

A blank Owl and Owlet are currently perched at Milsom Place where they will be nesting for a few days before they fly off to their artists for decoration. If you’d like to meet the owls and admire their fresh-faced beauty before they are transformed by their artists, do head down for a closer look. … Read More