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November 26, 2021

For keen-eyed commuters and walkers in Ipswich this Wednesday evening, there was a real treat to be seen on some of the town’s landmark buildings. With less than a year to go to until the launch of the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022, Endeavour .... Read More

September 24, 2021

St Elizabeth Hospice is looking for volunteers to help the Big Hoot 2022 to swoop into Ipswich town centre next summer. In May St Elizabeth Hospice revealed the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 will be the latest art trail to be held in the town in.... Read More

July 27, 2021

Our Hoots have been swooping around Ipswich finding temporary nesting sites so as many people as possible have a chance to see them before the entire Parliament roosts next Summer. Where have our Hoots been? Currently our 'Hoot to Suffolk.... Read More

July 23, 2021

During the summer holidays we will be running a colouring competition so children can have a go at designing their own Hoot! First prize: A family VIP ticket to Suffolk Owl Sancturay Runner up prizes: Big Hoot merchandise pack for a win.... Read More

July 21, 2021

In 2022 St Elizabeth Hospice working with Wild In Art are bringing the Big Hoot Trail to Ipswich once again. The Big Hoot will feature 40 individually designed large Big Hoot’s which will be on display in the biggest free art event in Ips.... Read More

July 09, 2021

You can now download our Artist Brief pack and begin preparing your submission to become part of the Big Hoot in 2022. Go to the Artists page for downloads>>>.... Read More

July 09, 2021

Martin Russell is a Community Nurse Team Leader working with the hospice team for over 15 years “I always wanted to be a nurse, but didn’t start my training until I was 44 and I haven’t looked back since,” Martin expl.... Read More

June 02, 2021

As part of Volunteers’ Week 2021 St Elizabeth Hospice is thanking all its volunteers for their support, while also calling on the community to consider volunteering for the hospice in order to help the independent Suffolk charity continue.... Read More

June 02, 2021

Hoots out and about... Our owl statues have found new nesting sites at some our our retail locations! (more…).... Read More

May 11, 2021

To find out a bit more about The Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 including the services St Elizabeth Hospice provide, please watch our launch video below... Read More

April 20, 2021

Following the success of Pigs Gone Wild and Elmer’s Big Parade, St Elizabeth Hospice has announced it will be hosting a third art trail in Ipswich next year. Created in partnership with creative producers Wild in Art, the art project w.... Read More

April 08, 2021

After the initial announcement of the trail in March, the revealing of the chosen sculpture, or ‘Big Hoots’, in May also sees Suffolk artist Angie Ashford showcase her creation of the all-important first ‘Hoot’ of the trail as it is.... Read More
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