The Big Hoot 2024

Chichester and Arundel’s first large scale outdoor art trail!

30 big and 30 small owl sculptures have nested in around Chichester and Arundel. They’ll be perched here from 10 July – 1 September 2024, providing a fun and FREE day out for the entire family.

Have an owl-some time exploring The Big Hoot! Can you find them all?

Find out about the trail

Pick up a map

Collect one of our maps to find all our big and little owls, plus local facilities and keep track of all the letters on our large owls – that spell out a secret phrase!

Available from our Chichester and Arundel charity shops, Chichester Library, Arundel Library, Novium Museum and Arundel Museum


Download the app

Our FREE and easy to use app has everything you need for the sculpture trail and will help you find all our feathery friends.

Plus there’s rewards from our amazing sponsors to be unlocked each time you find a large owl!


Download the App

Get involved

Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! And it’s not just the trail you can get involved with check out what other fun we have on offer:

About Chestnut Tree House

Chestnut Tree House is the children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist care for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and their families.

With your support, we can help children live as full a life as possible, no matter what their condition – enabling them to access all the everyday activities that children enjoy, like splashing about in a swimming pool or hunting for bugs (or owls!) in the woods.


Meet our Principal Partner

Rubix VT were the first sponsor to sign up to The Big Hoot, as part of their year celebrating their 10 year anniversary, they wanted to mark the occasion with something special!

Managing Director, Nick, talks to us about why they’ve chosen to get involved in The Big Hoot and what supporting local charities means to them. 

Meet our principal partner, Rubix VT

A Wild in Art Event

Wild in Art is the leading producer of spectacular public art events which enrich, entertain, inform and connect communities – giving people of all ages a voice through art.

Find out more


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