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.

Woakesy @ Edgbearston

Woakesy is inspired by BirminghamÕs iconic Edgbaston Stadium and top England all-rounder Chris Woakes. Wearing the kits of the Birmingham…

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Exploration and conservation (both architectural and in nature) inspired this bear. With his native homeland under threat, ‘Enlightenment’ has come…

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The Ink Detective

The intricate ink-drawing on this bearÕs design salutes the beautiful patterns found in nature, bringing it, the environment and the…

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Get Your Bearings

This road-marking inspired design was created by Tom Crotty, an Assistant Structures Engineer at Amey. Tom spends so much time…

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