Elmers Parade Logo

News

Latest and archive news

All press releases and news updates for Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk will be available in this section once released.

If you would like to receive press releases and updates directly, please get in touch.

 data-srcset

Dec 03, 2019

The Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk campaign from St Elizabeth Hospice may have officially ended last month but funds raised by those involved in the popular art trail still....Read more
 data-srcset

Oct 16, 2019

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. T....Read more
 data-srcset

Oct 15, 2019

A big well done to Suffolk pre-school, Shotley Kidzone who won the competition for a big blank Elmer by raising in excess of £1,000 for Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk!St....Read more
Elmer auction grand total announcement - £261,500

Oct 04, 2019

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....Read more
The Mayor of Ipswich and Norman Lloyd with Castle on the Hill

Sep 25, 2019

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 ....Read more
Close up of Elphis

Sep 19, 2019

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, enjoy....Read more
Norman Lloyd and Paul Ager with staff from ABP Ipswich

Sep 18, 2019

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....Read more
Norman Lloyd with new sculpture, Hero

Aug 14, 2019

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....Read more
David McKee

Jul 02, 2019

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 th....Read more
Norman Lloyd with the Mayor and crowds at the official ribbon cutting

Jun 18, 2019

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 Eliza....Read more
Last sculpture install - Norman Lloyd with Eleplant

Jun 15, 2019

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 trust....Read more
 data-srcset

Jun 11, 2019

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 Co....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