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.

Bearjing

Sun bears inhabit South East Asian countries and have also been known to inhabit China. As Birmingham has such a…

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The Gas Street Bearsin

This bear is inspired by an iconic area of Birmingham, The Gas Street Basin, and the popular TV programme Peaky…

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Build A Bear

Build A Bear’s cut-and-paste collage aesthetic reflects the industrial, DIY history of Birmingham and the West Midlands. Hidden within the…

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Grandpa Bear

This design was inspired by the artistÕs Grandpa. Throughout her childhood he was always taking pictures, sketching, or painting. The…

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Bear-Trix Blocker

This bear reflects some of the different sub-cultures that inspire the artist. She wanted the design to stay close to…

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Uncle B

Uncle B is a present from young people in care and art students to everyone who visits Haden Hill Park….

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Harby

This bear belongs to people, of all ages, who live and/or work in Harborne. They were all invited to decorate…

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Bearolution

Bearolution is themed around transformation. It symbolises the future and shows that everyone can achieve and aim high. It reflects…

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Olly the Octobear

Meet Olly the Octobear. With a little help from the National SEA LIFE Centre this fun-loving cheeky bear has accomplished…

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Bee My Honey

This design combines bees, beehives and honey with inspiration from the psychedelic posters of the 1960Õs. The sunflowers, bees and…

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Rosie

This bear loves music, singing and dancing. Rosie is inspired by the many narrowboats that navigate BirminghamÕs canal network and…

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Wyrley McBear Face

Wyrley McBear Face is our newest resident; he joins a vibrant and inspirational local community. Wyrley showcases an array of…

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