Thousands Flock To Bath To See Owls In Opening Week

Thousands Flock To Bath To See Owls In Opening Week

July 5, 2018

It hasn’t just been the wonderful weather causing visitors to Bath to smile broadly this week. Thousands of visitors have been flocking to the city to get a first glimpse of the colourful owl and owlet sculptures which have been nesting in and around the cities sights, shops and restaurants since they were installed last week. ‘Trailblazers’ … Read More

Frida Owlo unveiled in Bradford on Avon

Frida Owlo unveiled in Bradford on Avon

July 5, 2018

The Mayor of Bradford on Avon, Councillor Alex Kay, unveiled ‘Frida Owlo’, Bradford on Avon’s addition to the Minerva’s Owls of Bath Trail yesterday. The colourful, eye-catching Owl, located at the end of the town bridge and was painted by Bath artist ‘Bunny’ who was inspired by the world’s first truly global woman painter, Mexican … Read More

MINI-OWLS & OWL PRODUCTS

MINI-OWLS & OWL PRODUCTS

July 5, 2018

The 20cms tall paint-your-own white plaster mini-owls will be available soon, along with Owl posters, children’s colouring books, Owl mugs and t-tOWLs.  Please keep your eye on the website for news of their arrival! Owls of Bath 2019 calendars and the official Owls of Bath book will be landing later in the summer. If you … Read More

Unveiling Dr Tawny today!

Unveiling Dr Tawny today!

June 30, 2018

BMI Bath Clinic is inviting the local community to discover its own medical owl sculpture, to be unveiled as part of the Minerva’s Owls of Bath 2018 Trail. Dr Tawny,  ‘Privoot GP’ will be on show at Bath Clinic and accessible from the National Trust Skyline, Combe Down. WHEN? Saturday 30th June,  10.00 -11.00am WHAT? Pop-up owl … Read More

Minerva’s Owls of Bath Sculptures Unveiled

Minerva’s Owls of Bath Sculptures Unveiled

June 19, 2018

Thirty giant Owl sculptures swooped onto Bath’s world famous Royal Crescent today to launch the city’s newest sculpture trail, which begins this month. The eagerly-anticipated Minerva’s Owls of Bath event takes place between 25th June –10th September.  Altogether, it will feature over 80 large Owl and smaller Owlet sculptures. It is the latest public art … Read More

Countdown to the landing of the flock begins…

Countdown to the landing of the flock begins…

June 16, 2018

Over 80 super-sized interactive owl sculptures will soon be landing on the streets of Bath and surrounding area for this summer’s Owls of Bath 2018 sculpture trail.  The trail officially starts on Monday 25th June, but owls will start taking up their perches from Wednesday 20th June.

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

Minerva’s Owls Go Prime Time With ITV West Country

Minerva’s Owls Go Prime Time With ITV West Country

June 6, 2018

Any beady-eyed viewers might have spotted a cameo appearance by some of our Minerva’s Owls ‘flock’ on ITV West Country on Tuesday night (5th June). A selection of the newly decorated owls made an appearance…

Amazing Owl Designs flock to Nest HQ

Amazing Owl Designs flock to Nest HQ

May 29, 2018

A fantastic flock of eye-catching, decorated owls is winging its way to Nest HQ from artists’ studios across the region in readiness for this summer’s Owls of Bath trail, which starts on Monday 25th June. Artists’ imagination knows no bounds!  Some owls have had their heads chopped off so that secret and wonderful interactive objects … 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.  Curo’s sales manager, Susan Harrison handed the owl over to head teacher, Jane Gascoigne and … 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