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1st Clare Beaver Scouts with their finished young Elmer

Apr 23, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Suffolk Scouts are once again supporting St Elizabeth Hospice’s next big art trail this summer.From 15 June to 7 September, the stre....Read more
Norman Lloyd and Richard Norrington reveal spot for IBS Elmer

Mar 27, 2019

Leading local financial institution Ipswich Building Society snapped up the opportunity to be Community Engagement Partner when the Elmer campaign was launched back in 20....Read more
'Selfie' of Norman Lloyd and Elmer

Mar 16, 2019

In just three months’ time, 55 beautifully painted, unique sculptures will be brightening up the parks and open spaces of Ipswich town centre and waterfront as part of ....Read more
Tim Evans, Poundfield, and Norman Lloyd, St Elizabeth Hospice with Elmer and one of the concrete plinths

Mar 11, 2019

A Suffolk-based, market leading precast concrete manufacturer is making good progress in producing the 47 plinths upon which differently painted sculptures of the childre....Read more

Mar 07, 2019

It is almost as if we planned it… What good fortune that this year’s World Book Day falls on Thursday 7 March, marking exactly 100 days to go until Elmer’s Big Para....Read more
Tigelephant - ready for painting

Feb 05, 2019

Leading financial services firm Scrutton Bland has joined Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk by signing up to sponsor an elephant sculpture in the art trail which takes place i....Read more
(l-r) Nick Denny (EoE Coop), Norman Lloyd (SEH), Mark Millar (SEH) at the warehouse with the Elmer sculptures

Jan 10, 2019

More than fifty large Elmer sculptures and one hundred smaller ‘young Elmers’ have recently taken up residency in a warehouse generously loaned to St Elizabeth Hospic....Read more
Castle Hill school pupils and staff meet Elmer and Campaign Manager, Norman Lloyd

Dec 11, 2018

Elmer and his new recruit, Educating Elmer, paid a visit to Castle Hill Infant and Junior School in Ipswich to meet the pupils and say ‘Thank you’ for all the fundrai....Read more
Norman Lloyd, ready for the Matchmaker Evening

Dec 05, 2018

On Tuesday, representatives from around 50 Ipswich companies gathered at John Grose Ford’s showroom for the next major milestone in St Elizabeth Hospice’s Elmer’s B....Read more
Larking Gowen celebrate Elmer fundraising success

Nov 30, 2018

Larking Gowen, one of nine firms to take up the St Elizabeth Hospice ‘Early Bird Herd’ challenge for Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk in 2019, has smashed its fundraising t....Read more
Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk - A Wild in Art event in support of St Elizabeth Hospice

Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk – A Wild in Art event in support of St Elizabeth Hospice