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Elmer Figurines!

Have you herd? Elmer figurines designed by Wild in Art artists have landed! Now available online and in stores.

Art Trails 2019!

Suffolk: 15 June – 7 September.
Plymouth: 8 July – 16 September.
Tyne & Wear: 21 Aug – 1 November.
Elephant Park, London: 9 Aug – 27 October.

Raising funds

Elmer’s Big Art Parades will help raise awareness and vital funds for local Hospice care in Suffolk, Plymouth and Tyne and Wear.

About Elmer

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee remains one of the most iconic and widely read children’s book series of all time.

Welcome to Elmer’s Big Art Parades

Introducing Elmer’s Big Art Parades – Andersen Press and creative event producers Wild in Art are bringing public art trails featuring 1.1m tall Elmer sculptures to Britain’s towns and cities.

Elmer’s Big Art Parades will consist of sculpture trails inspired by one of the most iconic and widely read children’s book series of all time. Written and illustrated by celebrated children’s author and artist David McKee, Elmer was published by Andersen Press in 1989. Elmer’s Big Art Parades will provide visually stunning trails of art and take place in 2019, 30 years since Elmer was first brought to life in a book. The public art trails, funded by corporate sponsors and raising money for charity, will see blank Elmer sculptures decorated by well-known and talented local artists, and celebrity names.

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  • Wow what a super busy day Sunday was we went
  • Wow what a super busy day Sunday was we went
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  • Wow what a super busy day Sunday was we went
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  • What a night Elmers Big Parade Grand Charity Auction was
  • Elmers Big Parade Plymouth wasnt just about raising money it
  • Another little whoop of pride for helping out a wonderful
  • It might be wet and windy but the smiles shone
  • Congratulations to Anna Carey who won our 200 Bookingcom voucher!
  • What a remarkable evening it was at the elmerplymouth auction
  • Congratulations to St Lukes Hospice Plymouth for raising a massive
  • What an amazing evening at the Grand Charity Auction raising
  • Said a fond farewell to my Elmer at the auction
  • 323000 raised tonight at the ElmerPlymouth auction Thats over 530000
  • Omg I cannot believe how much monies my Elmer raised
  • So weve said goodbye to our Elmers! She raised 6000
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  • Today we found 4 big Elmers 11 little Elmers and
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Elmer's big Art parades

Elmer's Big Art Parades 2019

Elmer's Big Art Parades 2019