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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
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
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
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
Fred Olsen go patchwork to celebrate 30 weeks to launch

Nov 15, 2018

It was a colourful day at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ head office in Ipswich, Suffolk, on Tuesday as staff welcomed Elmer the Patchwork Elephant to help mark 30 weeks unt....Read more
Elmer visits learners at WS Training

Nov 01, 2018

Learners from WS Training Limited, a private training provider with a base in Ipswich, enjoyed a visit from Elmer the Patchwork Elephant recently, in recognition of fundr....Read more
Isaacs Halloween event poster

Oct 25, 2018

Isaacs on the Quay is preparing itself for an outbreak of the plague this Halloween and it’s calling in the Plague Doctor to help customers navigate through a tour of s....Read more
Larking Gowen Crazy Golf Challenge winners - Ashtons Legal

Sep 12, 2018

Teams from 18 local businesses took part in a crazy golf challenge at Ufford Park Hotel in Woodbridge on Tuesday raising over £1,500 in support of Elmer’s Big Parade S....Read more
Cliff Lane Primary pupils with Elmer

Sep 10, 2018

There are only 25 more chances for schools, nurseries or youth groups in Ipswich to win a full size Elmer sculpture. This fantastic opportunity is open to any school, you....Read more
Larking Gowen half marathon runners

Aug 28, 2018

Eleven runners from Elmer sponsor Larking Gowen are entering the final phase of training for the Great East Half Marathon, which takes place in Ipswich on 16th September ....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