Big Bears

The Big Sleuth bear has been created specifically for Birmingham.

Created by Guy McKinley and developed by Wild in Art, our bear sculpture has been designed to act as a canvas for artists, schools and communities to showcase the creativity and uniqueness of Birmingham. The world’s smallest species of bear, the Sun Bear is also known as the Honey Bear as it likes to eat vast quantities of it – using its trademark incredibly long tongue to scoop it all up. The Sun Bear originates from South Asia and will bring out the explorer and traveller in all of us to ensure we all get more active to walk, jog, run or cycle the trail.

Don’t Worry, Bee Happy

This honey-loving sun bear just had to include bees in its design, as the artist has been featuring them in…

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Marcus Bearlius

This bear is a take on sculptures depicting Roman Emperors, echoing the sculptures of Ancient Greece and later empires. Its…

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Sonny

Sonny the bear has sun in his heart and sun on his back; controlled by the cosmos, as we all…

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India

India has arrived straight from her motherland and is all ready to celebrate the 70th Independence birthday of her homeland….

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Brum Tropicana

The sun bear is found in tropical habitats in South East Asia; this design aims to bring a tropical twist…

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Banteay Srei Bear

This bear takes inspiration from the astounding beauty of Khmer architecture in Cambodia, especially Banteay Srei a 10th Century temple…

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The Bees Knees

Inspired by the honey bear and bee conservation, this bearÕs design features facts and figures about pollination, wildflower flowers and…

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Ursa Minor – The Littlest Bear

This bear is hiding a very special secret! Created by microscopic artist Willard Wiggan MBE, together with youngsters from Birmingham…

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Boldmere Bear (Sunny Days & Starry Nights)

This bearÕs design came to life after Boldmere Futures Partnership invited artists to enter a competition to capture the vibrancy…

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Well Active Bear

This active bear is playful and ready for fun. The bear silhouettes on the ÔonesieÕ reflect ideas shared by activity…

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Tiger Lily

After a century of constant decline, the number of wild tigers is on the rise! This bear celebrates this conservation…

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Honeybear

The sun bearÕs veracious appetite for honey and honeycomb inspired this design. There is an intrinsic beauty in nature; the…

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