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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 - Friday 1st November 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 50 large and 115 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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Elmer's Farewell Weekend

Event start date - 09 November 2019

Event end date - 10 November 2019

10am - 4pm

Newcastle Racecourse

Join us for a weekend of ele-fantastic fun as we wave off our beautiful elephants in style. All our little and big Elmers will be there to enjoy the party and say goodbye to their ele-fans before they are sold at auction or returned to their schools.

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The Big Elmer Charity Auction

Event start date - 12 November 2019

Event end date - 12 November 2019

This is your chance to own your very own large Elmer, as our herd go under the hammer at Sage Gateshead to raise funds for St Oswald's Children’s Hospice.

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