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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

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
Norman Lloyd and Cllr Paul West launch the Learning Herd Guide at the Suffolk Show

Jun 04, 2019

The Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk campaign, in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice, kicked off its countdown to the trail at the Suffolk Show last week with all 84 young Elmer scu....Read more

May 30, 2019

Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk kicked off the big reveal and countdown to the first day of the trail at the Suffolk Show this week.The Show took place just two weeks be....Read more
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
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
Members of the SAA and Elmer team

Nov 03, 2018

The Suffolk Agricultural Association (SAA) has joined Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice. The SAA will be the lead Education Partner in the 2019 ....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
Elmer visiting Ipswich School in July 2018

Sep 13, 2018

Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk this week announced an enhanced partnership with local leading independent school, Ipswich School.Already a keen supporter of the campaig....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
Children at Halifax Primary School who are supporting Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk

Jun 28, 2018

Schools and youth groups are being invited to get a free young Elmer sculpture and join Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk, coming to Ipswich next summer.The campaign, run ....Read more
Stephen Foster with Elmer and friends at the Suffolk Show 2018

Jun 19, 2018

What a fantastic couple of days we had at the Suffolk Show this year! Beautiful weather, wonderful hosts, lovely company…It really was good fun to get Elmer and his....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