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Elmer's Patchwork Parade and Family Fun Day!

Join us for an ele-phantastic day of family fun at Saltwell Park!

Saturday 6th July
Saltwell Park, Gateshead
10am – 4pm (Parade at 12pm)

Get there for just £1!
Arriva will be running a special discounted bus service to this super fun event.

Find out the bus pick up and drop off points

Elmer's Patchwork Parade

Starting at 12noon - The Parade

Be part of the most colourful event of the summer as Elmer the Patchwork Elephant and his ele-fans take over Saltwell Park! The sponsored Parade and Family Fun Day will raise funds to support St Oswald's Children's Hospice.

Everyone that signs up to take part in Elmer’s stomptastic Patchwork Parade will…

  • Receive an exclusive patchwork finishers wristband when they cross the finish line
  • Take their place in Elmer’s special herd, walking together to raise vital funds for St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice (£15 sponsorship each)
  • Feel a warm glow of achievement
  • Get the chance to take an exclusive selfie with Elmer to remember the day
  • Enjoy a sneak peek of some of Elmer’s elephant friends along the way ahead of Elmer's Great North Parade, a region-wide public art trail which opens on 21st August 2019
View the Parade Map

From 10am until 4pm - Anyone can come along and make a day of it!

There will be a colourful celebration of activities and entertainment on the Northern Fields area of the park to include:

  • Music from Metro Radio
  • Colourful arts and crafts with St Oswald’s Hospice craft team
  • O’Briens family funfair rides
  • Elmer biscuit decorating with Greggs
  • Dress up selfie station
  • Musical therapy – Have a go at making your own tunes!
  • Food stalls
  • Lawn games and more!

A St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice event hosted by Metro Radio’s fun breakfast duo - Steve and Karen

Book your tickets

Sign up below or call us on 0191 246 9123, Mon-Fri between 9am – 5pm. Your entry fee includes a souvenir Parade wristband to remind you of your day. 

Please see our Terms and Conditions ahead of booking your tickets to the event. Entry to the park is free but registration fee and £15 sponsorship target applies to the Patchwork Parade.

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