Witty Event Management produces a wide range of creative events and project management for businesses, BIDs, councils, SMEs, charities and individuals.
Founded by former BBC producer/director Megan Witty, we organise imaginative events, tailored to your budget and objectives, from concept to completion.
Our events range from public art trails to drive-in cinema events, award ceremonies, festivals, media launches, food & drink events and private dinners & parties.
To discuss ideas for your next event or for business development, research or PR support, please email or phone for a chat. We would love to hear from you!
Some of our current and recent events and projects include:
- Promotions for West Country artisan drinks producers
- Development of a new TV series for the over 60's
- Marketing for 2021 release of mental health book by Formula 1 psychologist Don Macpherson
- Events & business development for Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce
We also specialise in:
- Research, project development and event sponsorship
- PR, including writing press releases, developing promotional campaigns & media launches
Please see some previous projects below, including our popular city wide public art sculpture trails, which have raised over £450,000 for local charities.
Our Covid-19 Secure Cinema Retrow events at Innox Mills in Wiltshire were a great success, attracting thousands of film fans over the 3-day event.
Please get in touch if you would like to organise a pop-up cinema event in your area.
Food & drink delivered to cars by roller skating waiters & waitresses or collected from the concessions
Supersized LED screens for day and night screenings or lower cost inflatable screens for after sunset ..
VIP tickets to watch movies from the back of a pick-up, complete with mattress, headphones, 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
Previous Witty Events
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.
We are currently working with Sweet Drinks, promoting West Country drinks producers at markets, events and online 'Meet the Maker' Zoom parties.
City-wide creative 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.
We are currently organising a biodiversity themed, post-Covid public art trail for Trowbridge and a week-long summer festival for the Innox Mills development in Wiltshire.
(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.
We are currently organising a new Heritage & Nature trail map for Trowbridge in Wiltshire, helping to develop the Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce and organising a Wiltshire lockdown art competition & exhibition.
We also wrote press releases for Sweet Drinks Ltd and the Rainforest Concern charity, which received good media coverage and promoted the Innox Mills drive-in cinema and market events and managed the event website.
Charity & Business Development
As well as raising over £450,000 for local charities via our citywide public art sculpture trails, we also work with a number of charities on project development and organising fundraising events.
We are currently creating corporate partnerships and promotions for the Bath-based UK charity Rainforest Concern, which has protected 5 milllion acres of rainforest since it was founded 27 years ago.
We also created cultural, sporting and business links for the Bath-based charity Bethlehem-Bath Links and brought 60 teenagers over from Bethlehem to Bath for a week-long sports tournament. We also organised a trade visit for a group of Palestinian CEOs to visit London, Bristol and Bath and connected businesses in both cities, including linking Bethlehem's Taybeh Brewery with Bath Ales. We organised film screenings with director Ken Loach and a wide range of social, corporate and fundraising events.
We also shipped 4 containers of animatronic dinosaurs over to Bethlehem to set up and launch the first dinosaur museum in the Middle East!