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August 11, 2022

You can help us make the Big Hoot this summer! Our Big Hoot volunteers are an important part of our team who are helping to ensure the success of The Big Hoot 2022, Wild in Art trail in Ipswich. There are still a number of volunteerin.... Read More

July 29, 2022

It has been just over a month since the 115 owl statues made Ipswich their home as part of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Big Hoot Ipswich 2022. 50 Big Hoot and 65 Little Hoots have been nesting in Suffolk’s county town, bringing a sea of co.... Read More

July 21, 2022

Ipswich runner, Sophie Bell, is one of the first people to visit all 50 Big Hoot statues this summer after completing a 12km route around the trail. A keen runner, who is a leader of running group Run Talk Run and a member of Ipswich Pho.... Read More

June 27, 2022

A sea of colour and creativity could be seen throughout Ipswich on Sunday, as the Hoot Hike officially launched the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022, after a parliament of 50 owls, quietly overnight, made Ipswich their home for the summer. The Big .... Read More

June 17, 2022

A group of St Elizabeth Hospice nurses are set to take part in the hospice’s Hoot Hike to raise funds for the charity. Taking place on 19th June, the Hoot Hike will officially launch the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 art trail, which will be h.... Read More

June 14, 2022

After launch our Big Hoot Trail maps will be available (for a suggested donation of £1) from the following Locations: St Elizabeth Hospice Shops: Dogs Head Street - Ipswich • Heath Road - Ipswich • Hawthorn Drive - Ipswich • Holy.... Read More

March 31, 2022

With the launch of the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 art trail fast approaching, fans of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Wild in Art sculpture trails are in for a treat, as the hospice has launched a raffle for entrants to be in with a chance of winning a.... Read More

March 31, 2022

From familiar snouts and trunks, as well as one or two new feathered friends, there was plenty to enjoy for fans of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Wild in Art sculpture trails over the weekend of 12th and 13th March. As part of the Welcome Bac.... Read More

March 07, 2022

St Elizabeth Hospice has announced the ‘Hoot Hike’ as the event to launch the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 this summer. The Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 is the third art trail brought to Ipswich by St Elizabeth Hospice in partnership with creative.... Read More

February 10, 2022

Watch the trail come to life... We are inviting you to come and watch some of our artists turn their visions into a reality, as they paint their owl sculptures at The Hold, Ipswich. These sessions are being held: 10 - 13 Februa.... Read More

January 28, 2022

More than £10,000 of funding has been secured for the ‘We Give A Hoot’ community programme which will be organised by St Elizabeth Hospice as part of the Big Hoot Ipswich 2022 art trail. The funding from the National Lottery Communi.... Read More

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
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