Welcome to Witty Events
Witty Event Management produces memorable, creative events for corporate, private and public sector clients.
Based near the World Heritage city of Bath and founded by former BBC TV director Megan Witty, we devise and manage a wide variety of bespoke, imaginative events tailored to your budget and marketing objectives.
We can organise socially distanced team meetings, outdoor activities, online drinks tastings and larger events such as drive-in cinema screenings, and public art trails to increase footfall to the high street.
We also undertake business development and project management for start-ups, SMEs and charities.
If you would like to discuss projects or events for 2020/2021, please get in touch.
We'd love to hear from you!
The most recent COVID-19 regulations allow the following to take place:
- Business events up to 30 people
- Weddings up to 15 people
- Larger scale events in Covid-19 Secure indoor & outdoor venues
Events we would be delighted to organise for you include:
-Socially distanced team meetings & activities, such as online drinks tastings, nature walks, campfire bonding sessions or making fun food parcels for anteaters!
- Pop-up, socially distanced outdoor cinema screenings and drive-ins
- Public art trails and creative events to increase footfall to the High Street
- Food & drink promotions at outdoor markets
- Socially distanced meetings & events in historic locations
- Tailor-made visits to the World Heritage city of Bath
- Business development
- Research & project management
Please see some of our previous events below, including our popular public art sculpture trails, which have raised over £450,000 for local charities.
Drive-In Cinema Events
Fun, socially distanced cinema experiences from the comfort of your own car!
Food & drink delivered to cars by roller skating waiters & waitresses or guests collect orders from concessions
Supersized LED screens for day & night screenings or lower cost pop-up inflatable screens for after dark..
VIP tickets to watch films from a pick-up, complete with headphones, mattress, bubbly & popcorn!
Lions Of Windsor 2019
A giant pride of lion sculptures, decorated by leading artists including Dame Zandra Rhodes, took pride of place across Windsor and by Windsor Castle to celebrate Queen Victoria's 200th anniversary.
Owls of Bath 2018
A supersized 'parliament' of beautifully decorated owl sculptures was displayed across the World Heritage city in celebration of the Roman goddess of Bath, Sulis Minerva, whose symbol was the owl of wisdom.
Swans of Wells 2012
Commissioned by the Mayor of Wells to create a sculpture trail for England's smallest city to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee. 65 beautifully decorated, supersized swans graced the city and floated on the Bishop's Palace moat.
Lions of Bath 2010
100 life-sized lion sculptures, decorated by talented artists and celebrities including Lord Bath & Sir Peter Blake, were displayed in pride of place across the World Heritage city to reflect the royal history of Bath.
Pigs of Bath 2008
One of the first citywide sculpture trails of its kind in the UK, this popular art trail featured a giant herd of 104 decorated pig sculptures in honour of Prince Bladud, who discovered Bath's hot springs in 860BC.
A creative event for your city?
Would you like to attract thousands of visitors to your town or city? Sculpture trails are a fantastic way of leading residents & visitors to all parts of the city, increasing footfall & trade for local businesses
We project managed a series of experiential events for Anheuser-Busch, the world's largest brewer.
Events included promotional sampling tours of food and drink festivals and experiential events at venues such as Regents Park, the NEC, Tatton Park and Tobacco Dock for Leffe, Bud Lite, LISA Lager and Goose Island.
We also organised corporate trade events and Leffe branded pop-up cinema screenings with Zen Experiential and Picturehouse at the Holburne Museum in Bath and The National Gallery in London.
Citywide Public Art Events
'24 Hours in Bristol'
We organised the popular annual '24 Hours in Bristol' photographic competition for 5 years, in partnership with VisitBristol and Bristol's City Mayor.
10,000 photographs were taken on competition day each year, resulting in stunning exhibitions of winning images showcasing 24 hours in the life of the city.
We brought in event sponsorship, organised event logistics, stakeholder liaison, event PR, selected the judging panel, sourced competition prizes and produced the VIP awards evenings, private views and public exhibitions.
We also worked with Art Ventures in Bristol to transform the magnificent old Guildhall into a pop-up art centre, launched the contemporary Harbourside Arts Centre, organised and found sponsorship for the Harbourside Arts Prize and Bristol Art Prize competitions and managed a series of corporate art events for Bristol businesses.
(Photo: Paulo Ferla - Winner 2017)
Project Management & PR
We helped award-winning Bath architect Nick Stubbs to develop and launch his unique 70m aerial viewing platform, ARC Global.
We introduced investors, key designers and manufacturers, undertook project research and development, organised the media launch at the University of Bath and introduced the project to Bristol, where the first ARC Global is planned to be installed as a major tourist attraction in 2022.
Charity & Business Development
Linking the World Heritage cities of Bath and Bethlehem
We created cultural, sporting and business links for the Bath-based charity Bethlehem-Bath Links.
We brought 60 teenagers over from Bethlehem to Bath for a week-long sports tournament, organised a Bethlehem trade delegation for Middle East businesses to visit London, Bristol and Bath, connected businesses in both cities, including Bethlehem's Taybeh Brewery with Bath Ales, organised lectures, film screenings with director Ken Loach and a wide range of social, corporate and fundraising events.
We also helped set up and launch the first dinosaur museum in the Middle East!