We would like as many local businesses, community groups and artists, both amateur and professional, as possible to get involved with The Otter Wey. If you feel you would like to get involved in the project please continue to read below. If you have a particular skill or would like to volunteer with the project, please contact joanneaylwin@outlook.com or 01252 447581.



Blooming Art and Farnham Lions want as many local businesses and organisations as possible to be involved in this project to make it a true community project.

A sponsor will have the opportunity to design and produce an otter which can then be put on display as part of the trail, either at or near your business or in another agreed public location. By taking part your business will have the opportunity either for your employees to work together to decorate an otter or to commission an artist to do this for you. As all the otters are now out on display if you still want to sponsor you can get involved in the Auction. For more information on the Auction please contact Sally Ross at Farnham Lions


There are 3 options for sponsorship available:

Option one:

£500.00 – for this you get the otter model and you are responsible for decorating it. You can either gift it to a local  school or community organisation to decorate or decorate it yourselves and then display it at your premises but it must be accessible to the public. You must agree to put your otter into The Otter Wey trail and for it to go into the public auction. Included in this sponsorship we will produce a plaque for every otter detailing the name you choose, acknowledging your sponsorship, and naming the artist. 

Option two:    

£250.00 – This is only available as an addition to option 1. For this you get an artist to decorate your otter to your specification. The artist is responsible for ensuring it is delivered in a condition fit for outside display and you will display it at your own premises. You must still agree to put your otter into The Otter Wey trail and for it to go into the public auction.

Option three:  

£250.00 – In addition to option 1, and the optional addition of option 2 if you need an artist provided, you can choose option 3 as well and that ensures you will own the otter after it has been on display as a part of The Otter Wey Trail - it will then be returned to you and not be entered into the auction.

For clarity, if you wish to sponsor an otter, have an artist decorate it for you, and own the otter in perpetuity, the sponsorship cost would be £500 + £250 +£250 = £1000.

So, what do you have to do to be part of this? Simply read the terms and conditions, then download, complete and return the sponsorship form to us with an accompanying cheque made payable to “Lions Club of Farnham”. It is as easy as that.


If you would like any further information please contact Ray Brown at ray.brown@farnhamlions.org.uk or Sally Ross at sally.ross@farnhamlions.org.uk 

We hope you are as excited as we are with this fantastic community project. 100% of the profits will go to the Mayors charity and be divided between Woodlarks Centre and The Brightwells Gostrey Community Centre – two very worthwhile local organisations that we are delighted to support. 


For and on behalf of Blooming Arts, The Mayor of Farnham and Lions Club of Farnham


If you would like to be considered as one of our artists for The Otter Wey please contact joanneaylwin@outlook.com or use our sign-up form to request more information. Please apply before 31st January 2018.   Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions,



As all the otters are now decorated and out on display it is no longer possible to apply to take part in decorating an otter.

The organisations below have taken part.




As all the otters are now out on display it is no longer possible to apply for an otter for your school.

The schools below have taken part.