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

MHA Monahan chooses Bath artists to decorate their Owls

MHA Monahan chooses Bath artists to decorate their Owls

March 20, 2018

The Team from MHA Monahans has chosen Bath artist Jo McCarron and Bath designer Chris Dawson of tallhatDesign, creator of our Owls of Bath website, to decorate their owl sculptures. One of the Monahans Owls will be greeting clients outside their office in Manvers Street and the other will perch in a prime spot in … Read More

Wildlife TV Presenters become latest ‘Owlbassadors’!

Wildlife TV Presenters become latest ‘Owlbassadors’!

March 19, 2018

Award-winning BBC wildlife TV presenters Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan have become official ‘Owlbassadors’ for Bath’s forthcoming sculpture trail – Minerva’s Owls of Bath. The two presenters, who currently co-present the BBC’s popular Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch series, are both keen owl fans and swooped at the opportunity to be involved with the Owls of … Read More

Bath BID bird baths

Bath BID bird baths

March 12, 2018

Some of the hard-working Bath BID rangers met a couple of Owls in Bath Street recently where they sized up their surface area, as they have very kindly offered to give the flock occasional bird baths during the summer whilst on duty around the city! The parliament (as a group of owls is known) will … Read More

Owlet’s first day at Royal High Junior School

Owlet’s first day at Royal High Junior School

March 10, 2018

The Royal High Junior School has sponsored an owlet for their pupils to decorate for this summer’s public art sculpture trail. Owlet arrived for his first day at the school, which is  surrounded by 11 acres of beautiful gardens.  Cuckoos could be heard in the grounds, but there was only one owl on the register.  … Read More

Welcome new Gold Sponsors, Norland College

Welcome new Gold Sponsors, Norland College

March 10, 2018

We are delighted to welcome Norland College as a Gold Sponsor of the Minerva’s Owls of Bath 2018 sculpture trail. Dr Janet Rose, Principal of Norland College said: “Having recently celebrated Norland’s 125th anniversary and our 15th year in Bath, we are really excited to further cement ourselves in the local community by being part … Read More

Paragon owlet meets the Owl & The Pussycat

Paragon owlet meets the Owl & The Pussycat

March 10, 2018

The shiny new ‘Owls in Transit’ van pulled up at the Paragon School to deliver their owlet, but before Chief Owl Wrangler Ian Wells had a chance take it to reception, Paragon pupils had taken ownership and carried owlet down to the playground to meet fellow pupils and their Owl and the Pussycat wood carvings. … Read More

Owls in Transit!  Thanks to Allen Ford

Owls in Transit! Thanks to Allen Ford

March 10, 2018

Our new Owls in Transit van will soon become a familiar sight around Bath, as Owls and Owlets are delivered to artists and sponsors around the city and surrounding region. The Ford Transit van has been very generously loaned to the project for nearly 10 months by Allen Ford, which also provided vans for the … Read More