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Live the legend

Take a peek at Hoodwinked, an exciting new Wild in Art public art trail on the streets of Nottingham this summer. A world-class sculpture trail transforms our great city into the playground of Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise.

You can join in the fun from 7 July to 30 September 2018, as scores of quirky Robin sculptures take pride of place in the city. Each has been sponsored by a business and individually decorated by artists. Keep your eyes peeled for our infamous outlaw as you’ve never seen him before!

What’s it all about?

The tales tell of Robin’s cloak and dagger exploits to outwit the Sheriff of Nottingham. The Hoodwinked trail is a mischievous modern-day twist on these stories of camouflage and cunning. Hoodwinked sees him outwitting the Sheriff again. Robin is everywhere . . . and apparently nowhere. The Robins are be in plain sight but masquerading in coats of many colours. Will the Sheriff spot Robin . . . or will he be Hoodwinked?

Once the trail ends on the 30 Sept you’ll be able to see the Robins one last time at the illuminated Farewell to the Flock event at Nottinghamshire Hospice on 12-14 October.  Book your tickets now for what will be a once in a lifetime experience.

Latest News

October 18, 2018

More than three thousand people came to view the 35 sculptures for one last time at the Farewell to the Flock event in the beautiful grounds of Fernleigh House, home to N....Read more

October 10, 2018

Last weekend, the community of Sherwood decided to Crowdfund, to see if they could raise enough money to bid for a Robin in tonight's auction! So far, they've raised alm....Read more

October 02, 2018

Robins ready to fly at auction As the Hoodwinked robins prepare for their final flight, collectors are queuing up to bid for their favourite sculptures as the online auc....Read more
Robin and the Sheriff

September 13, 2018

As the Hoodwinked sculpture trail draws to a close and the robins prepare to fly off to their forever homes there is a chance to see all the sculptures together for one l....Read more

September 13, 2018

Celebrating one month of the trail already! Thirty-three five-foot tall fibreglass robins have flown in and stolen the hearts of the people of Nottingham. The city....Read more

September 03, 2018

Star Wars fans descended on Victoria Market in Nottingham  to pose for photographs with their favourite characters and the R2Tweet2 robin sculpture. Families queued up ....Read more
Robin and the Sheriff

July 03, 2018

Robin trail ready for take-off The Robins are ready and the Hoodwinked trail is set to fly! On Saturday 7 July, Nottingham will launch its summer game of hide and seek a....Read more
Notts Rocks

July 02, 2018

Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail Notts Rocks enthusiasts are getting ready to rock around Nottingham with the Hoodwinked sculpture trail this summer. More than 27,....Read more
Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham

July 01, 2018

Sheriff of Nottingham waiting in the wings The dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham will make a surprise appearance on the Hoodwinked sculpture trail. The trail is a mischie....Read more
Whitemoor Academy BookBench

July 01, 2018

Trailblazing BookBenches from City schools Up to 19,500 primary school children have been involved in creating more than 50 beautiful BookBenches for Nottingham’s Hood....Read more

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Hoodwinked 2018 - A Twist on the Tale

Hoodwinked 2018 – A Twist on the Tale