RAU celebrates festival with launch of ‘Bare Hare’
As part of the Cirencester Hare Festival, the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) launched its ‘Bare Hare’ on Saturday 29 March with an intimate event at its historic Cirencester campus.
The University welcomed a small party of special guests, including the Mayor of Cirencester, Joe Harris, and Councillors and former Mayors, Shirley Alexander and Andy Lichnowski, to celebrate the launch of the ‘Bare Hare’ with afternoon tea on the on the RAU’s Bathurst Lawn.
The RAU sponsored hare, was painted by former student and anatomical artist Gillian Higgins in her unique style.
The ‘Bare Hare’ has taken up its new residence on the croquet Lawn, by the Bathurst Wing, where it will remain until the end of the Hare Festival in September.
Members of the public are welcome to visit the RAU campus and take a look at the one-of-a-kind ‘Bare Hare’.
Founder of ‘Horses Inside Out’, Gillian Higgins, is a trained sports remedial therapist who travels the world delivering live painted horse anatomy demonstrations showing how understanding anatomy improves performance and reduces the risk of injury.