King Bladud and his pigs The Team Bath City, Kingsmead Square

Who Are We?

Gitte Dawson ñ who thought the whole thing up, inspired by storks in Germany. Contact Gitte on:
Gitte Dawson


Justin Braithwaite

Justin Braithwaite ñ retired international business executive whose imagination was caught by the project and who ended up managing the entire practical side of the project. Contact Justin on:


Alan Dun ñ sculptor and former robotics specialist; †creator of the King Bladud pig. Expert in all things to do with moulds, casts and production. Alan's website
Contact Alan on:
Alan Dun


Sue Yates-Price Sue Yates-Price ñ another fan and our PR expert. Contact Sue on:


Diane Olliver ñ handling our sales of pig maps, posters, mini pigs, postcards, colouring books etc. Often found in our workshop but also on email and on Tel 07912 342088. Diane Olliver


Megan-Lander Megan Witty - ex BBC TV producer/director and brilliant photographer. Organised our successful Farewell to Pigs Event at the Royal Crescent and the big Gala Auction.


Richard Daniel - artist and art teacher, helped with installations, de-installations and repairs. Richard Daniel


Jane Veveris Callan Jane Veveris Callan - creator of three of our pigs (Country Pignic, Pig in a Poke and Save the Hamazon) who master-minded the gathering in of pigs and liaising with artists over touching up and repairs.Contact Jane on:


John Bendon - creator of two of our pigs (Anubis and Piguana), well-known iguana researcher, who was helpful all summer with photography, picture editing, pig repairs and touching up, and just manning our workshop. Contact John on:
John Bendon


Ralf Milde Ralf Milde in Ulm, Germany who inspired the project and advises us regularly.  See his stork and sparrow projects.

Wendy Learoyd - our project coordinator and administrator early on, tireless promoter of the pigs and a source of endless useful ideas, contacts and extra help.
Wendy's Website:
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Wendy Learoyd

We are grateful to all the companies and organisations below who have helped generously to make King Bladud's Pigs in Bath the successful public art project it has become:

Roper Rhodes Designers and suppliers of modern bathroom furniture; fourfold pig sponsor and also generous sponsor of our events and the King Bladud's Pigs book
Flying Pig Renovation Company Lent us our wonderful workshop throughout the project and helped tirelessly with installing, transporting about†and dismantling pigs
Zest Concierge Incredibly versatile business services and lifestyle management company who were our project coordinators and administrators early on and have helped again off and on throughout the project
Ice House Design Design company who created our logo for us and designed the pig map and several flyers
Sign Marketing UK The digital printing company specialising in large format signs and banners; made our huge Farewell to the Pigs banner on Milsom Street - and sponsor of Pig of the West
Fastsigns Sign and graphic solutions made simple! Fastsigns produced many of our large signs and all our pig plaques for us.
Sodapop Media Bath-based design firm which specialises in web, print and interactive design. Created our website pig display and mapping; the map on our pig map; and our book.
Thomas Firbank The Bath removal company who kindly transported all our 105 pigs to and from the Farewell to the Pigs event
Archers Marquees Leading high-quality marquee hire operation in the Somerset and Wiltshire area; provided the "Farewell to the Pigs" event's tents
Template Layouts Builders of King Bladud's Pigs and hundreds of other websites
Newmans Building Conservation Ltd Kindly provided a large team to help set up the Farewell to Pigs event and move†the giant pig herd into position!
Bath Comms Providers of our website auction software
Robson Taylor LLP The Bath-based Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors who kindly provided a team to man the entrance gates for the "Farewell to the Pigs" weekend.



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