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Young Elmers

As well as the 55 large Elmers you can find around Ipswich, we also have 84 young Elmers displayed in 11 different ‘Learning Herds’ all over town, each representing a local school or youth organisation.

The 11 Learning Herds are as follows:

  • Coes;
  • Ipswich Museum – please note, Ipswich Museum is not open on Mondays;
  • Christchurch Mansion – please note, Christchurch Mansion is not open on Mondays;
  • Pennikkity Pots Ceramics Cafe;
  • Sailmakers Herd;
  • Jacey’s Coffee House;
  • Tourist Information Centre – please note, Ipswich Tourist Information Centre is not open on Sundays;
  • Buttermarket;
  • Idelo Travel;
  • Emma’s Florist;
  • LoveOne.

Elmer’s Learning Herd is supported by:

The Brookside Herd

The Brookside Herd is inspired by our close partnership with parents and children. The sculpture is .... Read More


Birkfield celebrates our similarities and differences, showing Girlguiding’s ‘true colours’. B.... Read More

A Patchwork of Programme

A Patchwork of Programme is inspired by the opportunities that Scouting provides to Suffolk's young .... Read More


The inspiration for Elegance was initially the elephant itself, thinking about its country of origin.... Read More

Educating Elmer

Educating Elmer was painted by Mik Richardson, an experienced Wild in Art sculpture artist, to showc.... Read More

Elmer squared

Elmer Squared is inspired by the ambitions, values and achievements of our students. Our Elmer has a.... Read More


Hillmer is inspired by how our vibrant and diverse school community pulls together. Our sculpture re.... Read More

Elmer from the Tots

Elmer from the Tots represents everyone at our pre school. We read Elmer books and coloured in Elmer.... Read More


Eleston is inspired by the need for everyone to work together for a positive outcome. After a brain .... Read More

Mildenhall College Academelmer

The whole school were invited to enter the competition to design the Mildenhall College Academy Elme.... Read More

Wickham Wizard

Wickham Wizard is inspired by the children's view of the values of our school and local community. T.... Read More


Trimelephant is inspired by our school logo and values. The school ran a competition to design Elmer.... 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