At our auction on 3 October we raised a grand total of £211,500, bringing our total so far to well over a quarter of a million pounds. We are so proud of what we have achieved, not only raising valuable funds for St Elizabeth Hospice, but also raising awareness of this key community asset.
We have loved sharing our large Elmer the Patchwork Elephant sculptures with you all, not forgetting our ‘young Elmers’, who gathered in their Learning Herds all across town.
As the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk campaign draws to a close there are many important tasks that need completing and yesterday saw an important milestone for the team. The concrete plinths that once displayed the large ....Read more
Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk, the latest art trail from St Elizabeth Hospice, came to a fantastic conclusion last night with The Grand Elmer Auction bringing the campaign total so far to an incredible £261,500.Aucti....Read more
The Mayor of Ipswich, Cllr Jan Parry, is looking forward to visiting all the large and small Elmer sculptures that made up the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk art trail for the last time this Saturday.Elmer Packs His Tr....Read more
After their summer of fun, all the large and small Elmer sculptures that made up the Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk art trail in Ipswich are all safely tucked away, enjoying a well-deserved rest! The public have just one....Read more
Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk partner Associated British Ports (ABP) have had a busy year supporting the St Elizabeth Hospice organised art trail that has taken place this summer.Not only did ABP sign up as event part....Read more
We are pleased to reveal a new treat for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk - our 56th sculpture, our very own 'emergency Elmer', Hero!Hero has been designed and painted by experienced trail artist, Mik Richardson, who has....Read more
The Elmer team is thrilled to announce that the man behind Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, author and illustrator David McKee, is visiting Ipswich this week to celebrate the St Elizabeth Hospice organised art trail.201....Read more
This morning, artists, sponsors and volunteers involved with Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk gathered on the Cornhill in Ipswich to mark the official opening of the St Elizabeth Hospice organised art trail.Norman Lloyd,....Read more
It is official, Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk is live!The Elmer team met logistics partner, Palletways UK, at 5am this morning to start the install, supported by trusty and dedicated volunteers, Graham Shemmings and P....Read more
With just three days to go until Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk hits the streets of Ipswich, residents and visitors got an early surprise this morning when the window at Coes department store on Norwich Road in Ipswich was....Read more