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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

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

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
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
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
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
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
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
Imagination Can Take You Anywhere on Aldeburgh Beach by the Scallop

Nov 15, 2018

Imaginative Traveller has been creating inspirational adventure holidays for nearly 40 years. Based in Debenham in the heart of Suffolk they offer both tailor made and sm....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