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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

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
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

February 04, 2022

Where do you find a patchwork elephant? Well, that depends on where you lost him! A good place to start looking would be in the jungle at Lost City Adventure Golf Belfast, who have just been announced as an official sponsor of Northern Irel.... Read More

January 31, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Ulster University has joined the growing herd of sponsors for Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail! Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail is a collaboration between Northern Ireland Hospice, Wild in Art, and Andersen Pre.... 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

January 20, 2022

Great news! This week O’Neills Irish International Sports Company Ltd has signed up as an official sponsor of Elmer’s Big Belfast Trail. The art trail later this year marks 21 years of care since we opened the Children’s Hospice. O.... Read More

October 12, 2021

Northern Ireland Hospice today launched its partnership with Belfast City Council for Elmer's Big Belfast Trail which will have the city bursting with spectacular colour and art next year. A collaboration between Northern Ireland Hospice.... Read More
Elmer the Elephant at Belfast Zoo

July 23, 2021

As part of our online launch Elmer visited his two elephant friends at Belfast Zoo which is a sanctuary for elderly, non-breeding female elephants from difficult backgrounds. Yhetto and Dhujna are two of these rescue elephants and before.... Read More
Elmer's Big Belfast Trail 2022