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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

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. https://youtu.be/LYOqRHjz1Sw Go to the Artists page for downloads>>>.... 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
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