Discover our large individually designed Dolphin Sculptures located around the stunning Isle of Man coastline.


We are thrilled to be partnered with an exciting and diverse range of sponsors who will all help to make the trail a spectacle to remember.


Find out more about the talented artists who have helped bring our dolphin sculptures to life with their unique, creative and beautiful designs.


Find out more about how Schools and community groups have adopted and designed their own smaller Dolphin Calf sculptures.

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The Big Splash Isle of Man 2022

The Big Splash Isle of Man 2022

From 27th May to 19th September 2022, Hospice Isle of Man is unleashing its next Wild in Art Trail on the Isle of Man, and we hope you are as excited as we are! Following the success of our Wallabies Gone Wild art trail in 2019, we are delighted to launch our latest Wild in Art flagship fundraising event, The Big Splash.

The Big Splash will see a large pod of individually designed Dolphin sculptures placed around the Isle of Man for everyone to see and enjoy. Forming an unforgettable trail around the islands most spectacular coastal locations and open spaces, these beautifully-decorated sculptures will help spark a journey of marine exploration like never before.


18th November 2022

The Big Splash may have finished, but funds continue to boost the campaign, thanks to students from most of the island’s primary and high schools, along with students from University College Isle of Man (UCM) who, together, rais.... Read More

18th October 2022

The Big Splash auction has raised £151,000 for Hospice Isle of Man. The final event in Hospice’s flagship fundraising project for 2022, the auction attracted more than 200 people to the Villa Marina, together with online bid.... Read More

30th September 2022

Congratulations to the winner of the Big Splash baby dolphin raffle, Deborah Kelly-Banks! Thank you to everyone who entered. All proceeds have gone to Hospice Isle of Man.    .... Read More

30th September 2022

Tickets for the Big Splash auction are now available. The auction is in aid of Hospice Isle of Man and will be held at the Villa Marina on Wednesday October 12 when bids will be invited for the individually designed dolphin scu.... Read More

8th September 2022

Hospice Isle of Man’s funds are looking all the brighter after Bright Beginnings nursery raised £2,750 for its Big Splash campaign. Children and staff from the pre-school day care provider in Jurby got behind the campaign in.... Read More

23rd August 2022

Hospice Isle of Man’s grounds are looking in fine shape for summer thanks to the efforts of two teams from Capital International Group. Employees devoted a full day to working on the gardens and carrying out general maintenan.... Read More

18th July 2022

Along with the 30-plus dolphin sculptures located around the island for the Big Splash, this year’s fundraising public art trail in aid of Hospice Isle of Man, there’s one that’s very different, Dolcasso. Unlike the other.... Read More

6th June 2022

TT 2022 may have launched on Sunday May 29 but celebrated TT competitor and Ramsey businessman Conor Cummins was already out in front two days earlier on Friday May 27 with a launch of his own, when he declared his support for Hos.... Read More

31st May 2022

Hospice Isle of Man’s 2022 Wild in Art fundraising campaign The Big Splash – a public art project featuring more than 30 individually designed dolphin sculptures - has inspired students from University College Isle of Man (UCM.... Read More

11th May 2022

The Big Splash gala ball has raised £29,965 for Hospice Isle of Man.   The sold-out event held at The Nunnery on Saturday May 7 came just weeks ahead of the launch of The Big Splash Wild in Art trail that will run from May 27 .... Read More

5th May 2022

As part of its environmental, social and governance manifesto – ‘Conscious Capital’ - the Capital International Group is supporting Hospice Isle of Man’s 2022 ‘Wild in Art’ fundraising campaign, The Big Splash, a dis.... Read More
Astronaut, author and artist Nicole Stott has designed a dolphin sculpture for The Big Splash, this year’s Hospice Isle of Man’s ‘Wild in Art’ fundraising campaign. The veteran NASA astronaut drew on her spaceflight exp.... Read More
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Main Partners

Kelproperties (IOM) Limited

Mannin Hotel

Mannin Hotel

Suntera Global


Isle of Man Newspapers

Scultpure Sponsors

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (Isle of Man) Limited

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (Isle of Man)

BHW Print Group

BPD Limited

Capital International Group

Canada Life

Classic Car Restorations

Contractor Service Group

Cornerstone Architects

Crowe Isle of Man LLC

Crowe Isle of Man

Döhle (IOM) – Group of Companies

Épernay Restaurant

Island Aggregates Limited

Island Drainage and Groundwork Ltd (IDG), Tooms Bros (1994), and Caines Bros Builders


Manx Independent Carriers

Manx Telecom

Marks and Spencer



PwC Isle of Man

PwC Isle of Man

Quinn Legal

Santander International


Simcocks Advocates

Standard Bank

Zurich International

Education & Environmental Partners

Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch

Isle of Man Arts Council

The Big Splash Isle of Man 2022