Go Nuts with Highland Hospice

We are delighted to announce that the Highlands’ first ever Art Trail is coming in 2019! Art Trails have been springing up all over the UK in the last few years and we’ve been inspired to run our own which will see over twenty 5ft high red squirrels in locations across the region.

    We are working with local wildlife sculptor Scott Gleed to create over twenty 5ft Red Squirrel sculptures. Each will spend the spring with an artist who will create a unique design before the squirrels come out of hibernation and migrate across the Highlands creating an Art Trail. Once all our squirrels have found their summer home, you can visit our website or download the map for the route and make your plan to visit all of them. The trail will run from June to September and will culminate in November 2019 with a farewell display and charity auction, where they will be sold to raise funds to support our care services.

    Keep an eye on our website and our Facebook page for all updates on the Go Nuts Art Trail.

    Thanks to our Squirrel Sponsors

    We are delighted to say that we now have sponsors for each of our squirrels.  A huge thanks to the businesses, estates and individuals listed below for their support.  Each squirrel comes as a blank canvas and our sponsors choose from designs submitted by local artists. Sponsors will be recognised on the Go Nuts map and we will also promote all sponsors on our Facebook page, in the local press and on this web page below.

    If you are interested or have more questions please contact Lisa Long or Jenna Hayden on 01463 243132 or email gonutsarttrail@highlandhospice.org.uk.

    Thanks to our Artists

    We have been delighted with the response to our call for designs. Artists and budding artists, were invited to submit designs.  These will be shortlisted and displayed at an exhibition where the sponsors will have a chance to choose their design.  After the event the squirrels will be sold at auction raising funds for our care services.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted a design. We will be contacting successful artists shortly.

    If you are interested or have more questions please contact Lisa Long or Jenna Hayden on 01463 243132 or email gonutsarttrail@highlandhospice.org.uk.

    Our Squirrel Sponsors

      The Victorian Market

      Innes & Mackay

      Broadland Properties Limited

      Lovat Highland Estates Limited

      Converged Communication Solutions

      The MacPherson Family

      NorPower Ltd

      Mackenzie & Cormack

      Loch Ness Shores Camping & Caravan Club Site

      Abertarff House, National Trust for Scotland

      Novar Estate

      Eastgate Shopping Centre

      Focus Vehicle Rental

      Simpsons

      Tulloch Homes

      Anderson Clark Motor Repairs

      Inverness BID