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Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail 2019

Valerie Duncan our County Go Co-ordinator for Girlguiding East Lothian was selected to be one of the artists to create one of the larger than life Oor Wullie sculptures for the Edinburgh Big Bucket trail to help raise funds for the Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity.


“Having been successfully selected to design and paint one of the Oor Wullie sculptures I spent a week in April bringing my design to life.  I had some aching muscles and very sore knees after crawling around the larger than life sculpture to make sure I hadn’t missed any bits! 
My design is inspired by the healing properties found in plants and the positive impact nature can have on people’s wellbeing. It is called Natural Healing.
All the artists on the bucket trail have been challenged with collecting the most votes for the public’s favourite Oor Wullie so if you like my design please vote for it.”

You can download the Oor Wullie bucket trail app and follow the trail around the city to look at all the amazing creative designs. There will also be a map in the Sunday Post published on the 16th June to help you find all the sculptures. In St Andrews Square you will find Our Wullie HQ where you can get more information about the trail and buy Oor Wullie merchandise. 

Once you are on the trail stop on Waverley Bridge,  near the entrance to Princes Street Gardens and take a look at Valerie’s sculpture. 

You can keep up to date and share your snaps online, by following on social media. -        

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Instagram: @owbigbuckettrail    
Twitter: @OWBIGBucket

The Oor Wullie bucket trail is on from the 17th June to 30th August.  When the trail ends, the fun won’t be over just yet! There will be a Farewell Weekend Event on the 13th-15th September in St Andrew’s Square, with all the sculptures finally being auctioned on the 19th September.

Posted 137 weeks ago