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Elmer’s Great North Parade

Have you ‘herd’ what is happening in Tyne and Wear in 2019?

Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019 - Sunday 27th October 2019
Time: 10am - 4pm

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 over 70 large and 100 small individually designed elephants based on the much loved children’s character, Elmer the patchwork elephant.

Elmer’s Great North Parade

Discover parts of the north east you never knew existed

Using our trail map and with help from the specially created App, you can get together with friends and family to discover parts of the north east you never knew existed, while seeking out each stunningly decorated Elmer and ticking them off the list.

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