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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:

Dewey 599.67

Dewey 599.67 is inspired by our library, community, and the weird and wonderful within it. Like Elme.... Read More

Diamond Model

The Prep School sculpture is the result of a collaboration of designs from Prep School Pupils after .... Read More


Dotty represents our ethos and inclusive nature at Farlingaye High School. We invited each student t.... Read More

Down the Rabbit Hole

Delicately illustrating the wonder of storybooks, the One Sixth Form College young Elmer depicts the.... Read More

Dream Reader

Dream Reader reflects Gorseland’s focus this year on Reading for Pleasure, following the success o.... Read More


Dreamer is inspired by our aspirations and dreams for the future. The whole school had an opportunit.... Read More


Ed is a celebration of our diverse college. The students at the Supported Learning Centre were given.... Read More


Angela received treatment from the fantastic team at St Elizabeth Hospice. Her childhood toy, Edna t.... Read More

Educating Elmer

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

Elefante Feliz

Elefante Feliz is inspired by the fun, ethos, values and stunning scenery at our school. Our design .... Read More


Elefriend is inspired by our friendly school community. Elmer is a sympathetic friend who includes a.... Read More


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