Latest Media Coverage

Latest Media Coverage

June 15, 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 and ITV, in national media including The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Independent, in consumer magazines, on radio, and across regional … Read More

Pop up Owls shop – Thursday!

Pop up Owls shop – Thursday!

October 24, 2018

If you would like to pick up some Owls of Bath merchandise at special prices, such as posters, books, tea-t’owls, postcards or mini-owls, swoop into tomorrow’s Twilight Market in Union Street (just above WH Smiths) where we will have a pop-up stall from 1200-2000. Once a month, the lively late-night events transform the city streets … Read More

Raff’Owl won by local Bath charity

Raff’Owl won by local Bath charity

October 18, 2018

The large blank owl, the first prize in the Owls of Bath raffle, was won by Bryan Clover from Bath, who runs the charity Evie’s Gift.  Raff’Owl will help fundraise for the charity.  We’re delighted Raff’Owl has found such a good home. The £100 of SouthGate vouchers were won by Vanessa Lopez and the full … Read More

Owls fly the Nest at charity auction! £139,200 raised

Owls fly the Nest at charity auction! £139,200 raised

October 18, 2018

It was a night of feathery frenzy as art collectors and owl fans turned out in force to bid on their favourite sculptures at the Minerva’s Owls of Bath charity auction. See the photo gallery of auction night. The auction, held at The Apex Hotel in Bath, raised a phenomenal £139,200, befitting four charities in … Read More

Owls of Bath Auction – this Wednesday!

Owls of Bath Auction – this Wednesday!

October 14, 2018

The Owls of Bath 2018 charity auction will be held at the Apex Hotel in Bath on Wednesday and is your chance to own a beautiful Owls of Bath sculpture! OWLS FOR SALE – All 58 of the full size owls and 3 of the owlets will be on sale. 100% of event profits will be donated … Read More

The Ys and Where 4s puzzle solution

The Ys and Where 4s puzzle solution

October 12, 2018

Warning Spoiler Alert! We can finally reveal the winner (and solution) to the The Ys and Where 4s puzzle! This striking puzzle owl kept residents and visitors busy over the summer – it was a tough challenge! We received a whole host of entries and guesses, but only 7 correct answers. The winner is Charlie … Read More

Big Hoot App prize draw

Big Hoot App prize draw

October 2, 2018

Thousands of residents and visitors to the city downloaded the Owls of Bath app from QR codes on the owls’ plinths this summer.  All of the mega-owl fans who managed to track down all 82 owls across the region and answer their app questions correctly went into a prize draw to win the luxury pampering … Read More

Horrible Histories prize draw

Horrible Histories prize draw

October 2, 2018

Horrible Histories writer, Terry Deary, and illustrator Martin Brown, who decorated the fabulous Festiv’Owl, sponsored by Emery builders, swooped into the Hoot Farewell weekend on Saturday after their talk at the Children’s Literature Festival. Martin returned on Sunday to draw the prize-winners for the competition to count how many red chairs were included in Festiv’Owl’s … Read More

Owls Hoot Farewell video

Owls Hoot Farewell video

September 30, 2018

The first day of the Hoot Farewell Weekend on the Bath Rec was a wonderfully sunny event for owl fans of all ages! Have a look at this video of the day’s owl-filled fun and activities.. Farewell weekend photo gallery now added

Sun shines on Owls Hoot Farewell

Sun shines on Owls Hoot Farewell

September 30, 2018

The Bath Recreation Ground is host to a giant parliament of supersized decorated owls this weekend. (see Photo gallery of the Farewell Weekend) The fabulous Owls of Bath sculptures landed on the Rec on Friday for the Owls Hoot Farewell, the first and last chance for owl fans to see all 82 owls, plus two … Read More

Two new owlets created for the charity auction

Two new owlets created for the charity auction

September 25, 2018

We are delighted to welcome two new owlets , which have been painted especially for the Owls of Bath charity auction and made their first appearance at the Owls Hoot Farewell auction preview weekend on the Bath Rec last weekend. OWLympus was painted by Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams MBE in a winter Olympics theme, wearing … Read More

Owls nesting at new Bath Riverside HQ

Owls nesting at new Bath Riverside HQ

September 19, 2018

The Owls of Bath flock has landed at their new luxury Nest HQ at Crest Nicholson’s Bath Riverside development. The colourful owl sculptures have taken up residence in the ground floor of Royal View, alongside the River Avon, as they are preened back to perfect condition by their artists ahead of the Owls Hoot Farewell … Read More

Hoot’s Who?  Amazing online Owls of Bath game!

Hoot’s Who? Amazing online Owls of Bath game!

September 17, 2018

The Bath based digital agency Complete Control has designed a fun online game to help celebrate the end of the Minerva’s Owls of Bath trail! Playing the Hoot’s Who? game involves matching the head, body and feet of 16 beautifully designed Owls from the flock!  Now that the Owls have left their summer locations on … Read More

Owl Auction – 17 October – Tickets available – bid for a fabulous owl sculpture!

Owl Auction – 17 October – Tickets available – bid for a fabulous owl sculpture!

September 17, 2018

The beautifully decorated owl sculptures will be auctioned to raise funds for four Bath charities on the evening of Wednesday 17th October, at the Apex Hotel in central Bath. Tickets are now available. Our Owl auctioneer will be the charismatic Addison Gelpey – the main personality on Channel 5’s prime time series ‘Storage, Flog the Lot’ and … Read More

Last weekend before owls return to the Nest

Last weekend before owls return to the Nest

September 9, 2018

This is the last weekend that all of the fabulous Owls of Bath sculptures will be nesting on the streets of Bath, as they start flying back to Owl HQ from Monday 10th September. Approximately 10 owls a day will head back to the nest each day and they are all expected to be off … Read More

Owls Hoot Farewell weekend – 29-30 September

Owls Hoot Farewell weekend – 29-30 September

August 29, 2018

OWLS HOOT FAREWELL WEEKEND – 29-30 September Tickets are now on sale for the Owls Hoot Farewell on the Bath Rec, when all 82 owls and owlets will be displayed in one giant parliament for a weekend of feathered fun before flying off to the charity auction on 17th October. Advance tickets are now available from … Read More