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Keep in the know with all the latest news and articles as we bound towards the trail in the summer of 2022.
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May 20, 2022

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council hosted a special Garden Party today [Friday 6th May] to celebrate 21 years of care at Horizon House, the In-Patient Unit within Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. The event was co-hosted by the.... Read More

May 13, 2022

NI Hospice is absolutely delighted to announce that U105 has officially signed on as the media partner for this year’s Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail! Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail is a collaboration between Northern Ireland Hospice, Wild i.... Read More

May 10, 2022

Tesco NI is the latest local company to join our growing herd of sponsors for Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail.  The trail which kicks off on Jun 20th will see 70 Elmer sculptures, including the Learning Herd of wee Elmers placed at various .... Read More

May 10, 2022

There ‘paint’ no mountain high enough with Victoria Square and Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail! Victoria Square shopping centre is the latest local business to sign up as a Supporting Partner for Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail and they are .... Read More
Lauren Doherty from NI Hospice with Martina Madden from O'Niells mark the start of their sponsorship of Elmer's Big Belfast Trail

April 27, 2022

Every school and youth group that have signed up to be a part of Elmer’s Learning Programme are now able to enter a competition to win a custom sports kit from our sponsor O’Neills!   O’Neills will not only provide you with your .... Read More

April 22, 2022

CastleCourt Shopping Centre has expanded its ongoing collaboration with Northern Ireland Hospice by choosing the organisation as one of its charity partners for 2022 and becoming a Supporting Partner for Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail. The .... Read More

April 05, 2022

Dennison Commercials is totally on-brand for Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail this summer, as the transport dealer recently unveiled a special patchwork-liveried truck to announce its sponsorship of the event. Dennisons joins the growing list.... Read More

March 29, 2022

Rosario Youth Centre is the latest youth group to join the Elmer Herd and they didn’t have to think twice about signing up. The Youth Centre and Elmer share many similar values which makes it an elephant-astic combo! The t.... Read More
Ahead of Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail this summer, teacher Aisling Swindle tells us just how delighted her Tattygar Primary School is!

March 24, 2022

“We are a small school where big things happen!” As excitement reaches mammoth levels ahead of Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail this summer, Principal Joanne McCaffrey tells us just how delighted her Tattygar Primary School is – and the.... Read More

March 14, 2022

Last week we hosted our Elmer Learning Inspiration Event at the Grand Opera House in Belfast. The event was for schools and youth groups who have signed up to Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail Learning Programme and allowed us to talk through .... Read More
Belfast One joins Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail

February 25, 2022

Belfast One is now an official sponsor of Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail. The trail will host a herd of uniquely-decorated sculptures inspired by David McKee’s best-selling books, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. The sculptures will appear a.... Read More
Dundela pupils support Elmer's Trail

February 23, 2022

The mammoth excitement for Elmer's Big Belfast Trail is really building, as proved by a colourful statement from pupils at Dundela Infants' School! Belfast’s biggest ever art trail of its kind will see a herd of uniquely decorated scul.... Read More
Elmer's Big Belfast Trail 2022