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From August – November 2019, Tyne and Wear will welcome a spectacular art trail which will be tons of fun! Elmer’s Great North Parade will feature 65 individually designed elephants based on the much loved children’s character, Elmer the patchwork elephant. Schools and youth groups are also invited to get creative by helping to decorate a ‘little herd’ of smaller Elmer sculptures.
Event start date - 30 May 2019
Gateshead Central Library
Elmer remains one of the most iconic and widely read children’s book series, written and illustrated by celebrated children’s author and artist David McKee. In 2019 we celebrate Elmer’s 30th birthday with a free creative family day!Tell me more!
Event start date - 10:00 AM, 06 July 2019
Be part of the herd and join in the fun at our colourful, family fun Parade. Take an exciting stomp of discovery through Saltwell Park and meet Elmer and some of his friends along the way! You’ll raise funds to support St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice and receive an exclusive Parade wristband.Tell me more!
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