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The Big Elmer Auction

Your chance to own your very own Elmer!

Would you like be the proud owner of a Great North Elmer sculpture? Whether it’s to brighten your office, make a statement in your garden, or give to someone special as the ultimate surprise gift, you need to be at the Big Elmer Charity Auction.

Whether you plan to bid for your favourite or simply wish to enjoy the electric atmosphere as the elephants – including some surprise lots - go under the hammer, the evening is set to be a fantastic finale to the 11 week trail which is taking Tyne & Wear by storm.

Bidding will start from just £1,000.

All profits from the event will support the work of St Oswald’s Children’s Hospice.

Auction kindly supported by Anderson & Garland.

The Big Elmer Charity Auction

Date: Tuesday 12th November

Time: 6pm til late

Venue: Hall One, Sage Gateshead

Price: £15 per ticket including fizz reception

Book your tickets

Your three steps to owning your very own Elmer!

Step 1: Book your tickets > 

Step 2: Register to bid >
If you plan to big on the night in person, please register to bid.

Step 3: Browse the full sale online ahead of the big day >
View the full sale online.

Please note, the following sculptures will not be for sale at the auction:

Summer Flowers


Not able to attend?

If you are interested in bidding on an Elmer but unable to make the live auction, we have the following bidding methods available:

  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Proxy bidding

These services are free and strictly confidential.

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