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Sailmakers One Great Day

Jun 19, 2018

Popular patchwork elephant Elmer and hospice favourite Woolly the Sheep will be the stars of the show when a busy Ipswich shopping centre helps raise vital funds for peop....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 at the Mansion

Jun 14, 2018

A new exhibit arrived at Christchurch Mansion today, and visitors will be able to appreciate a visual link with Wool-I-Am the mammoth who lives across town at Ipswich Mus....Read more
Suffolk Mind logo

Jun 08, 2018

Independent mental health charity Suffolk Mind is joining celebrations across the county on Suffolk Day, by hosting a free storytelling event in Ipswich.The Elmer's B....Read more

May 25, 2018

Where business is concerned, community should always benefit, and Ipswich waterfront bar and restaurant, Isaacs on the Quay, is certainly making a difference at two big e....Read more
Elmer and friends grazing in Willis Towers Watson's roof garden

May 10, 2018

Rumours that Willis Towers Watson (WTW), the global risk management solutions company, have recently signed up as a sponsor for next year’s Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk....Read more
Vice Chancellor of the University of Suffolk, Richard Lister, with Norman Lloyd, Campaign Manager at St Elizabeth Hospice

May 03, 2018

Local businesses are being urged not to miss their chance to be part of Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk, with the announcement that there are now only seven sculpture sponso....Read more
Partners and Sponsors of Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk

Apr 26, 2018

This morning saw the first official gathering of the partners and sponsors of Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk.A whole range of businesses were represented at the gatheri....Read more
The Early Bird Herd

Mar 27, 2018

Last week saw the first official gathering of Elmer’s Early Bird Herd.The herd are an exclusive group of sponsors who have pledged to donate an additional £31,500 ....Read more
Paul Elmer, from Elmer's Hardware, with Elmer the Elephant at St Elizabeth's Hospice

Mar 06, 2018

Family-owned Elmers Hardware in Kesgrave has become the latest business to back St Elizabeth Hospice’s fundraising campaign, Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk, by sponsoring....Read more
Norman Lloyd, Campaign Manager, with Elmer the Elephant

Jan 25, 2018

More than 80 people gathered at Trinity Park to celebrate the launch of the education and youth programme for Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk.The programme, which runs alo....Read more
Partners and sponsors with Elmer

Dec 21, 2017

Christmas shoppers were treated to a seasonal preview of one of St Elizabeth Hospice’s Elmer the elephant sculptures in the Sailmakers shopping centre.Sponsors, par....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