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Discover our Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Art Trails

Elmer’s Big Art Parades are sculpture trails inspired by one of the most iconic and widely read children’s book series of all time.

Discover our Shaun the Sheep Art Trails

Since 2023, we have been working in creative partnership with multi-award winning, independent studio Aardman to bring their well-loved, Academy Award® nominated film star Shaun the Sheep to towns and cities across the UK.

Discover our We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Art Trails

Swishy swashy, splash splosh, and squelch squelch! Our We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Art Trails bring the magic of the popular children’s picture book, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, to life in a blaze of colour and creativity.

Discover our SmileyWorld® Art Trails

Explore our brand new SmileyWorld® public art trails featuring sculptures of the fun, positivity-spreading emoticons by the original, globally recognised Smiley® brand The Smiley Company.

Sponsors, artists and friends of @oxtrail2024 all gathered at MINI Plant Oxford recently to celebrate the first preview launch of OxTrail, Oxford’s very first Wild in Art sculpture trail.

The big reveal showcased 31 life-size painted oxen and a herd of mini oxen friends who took centre stage 🐂

OxTrail begins on 6 July and runs for 8 weeks amongst the city of spires and beyond. OxTrail merchandise will be available to buy online and from the central Westgate Hub throughout the trail.

Visit the trail website through the link in our bio 🔗

If you have any OxTrail questions, contact the OxTrail team at oxtrail@sobellhospice.org

#wildinart #oxtrail

This year’s @_elephantmarch trail will feature a special sculpture, Memory Elephant, painted by our very own Digital Manager and artist Michelle 🧡

The sculpture will capture the memory of loved ones through name dedications added to the design.

To find out more about remembering someone special on Memory Elephant, visit the link in our bio 🔗

#wildinart #marchofthelephants

🦒 The colourful herd of @breaktrailcambs sculptures are off the streets and ready to go under the hammer at a stunning charity auction at Graduate Cambridge on 19 June, which will be raising vital funds for @breakcharity.

The special evening will be hosted by celebrity celebrity auctioneer Natasha Raskin Sharp and over 30 large giraffe sculptures and some special minis will be up for grabs.

The evening will also be live streamed on Facebook so you can watch the exciting night unfold!

Tickets are on sale to attend in person and bidding is also available online.

Find out more 🔗 link in bio

#wildinart #cambridge #cambridgestandingtall #bemoregiraffe

Get ready for a brand new adventure in Leicester!

We are delighted to be returning to Leicester in 2025 with our partners @loroshospice for a new #wildinart trail, Stomp Round Leicester 🐘

The public art trail will see 40 uniquely decorated elephant sculptures stampeding into the city to mark
LOROS’ 40th anniversary in 2025.

This jumbo trail will need the community of Leicester to lend a trunk!

Find out more 🔗 link in bio

Follow @stomproundleicester for all the latest news.

#wildinart #stomproundleicester

NEW TRAIL: Shaun the Sheep will be arriving at @thesillnorthumberland in the form of an exciting sculpture trail and exhibition at the end of June, in time for the school summer holidays ⭐

The Find the Flock art trail will feature six super-sized Shaun the Sheep sculptures, dotted around the grounds of The Sill.

Find out more 👉 link in bio

@shaunthesheep | @aardmananimations | @northumberlandnationalpark
#wildinart #shaunthesheep

Design submissions are open for Norwich's next #wildinart sculpture trail with @breakcharity!

GoGoSafari will see a trail of not one but FIVE different sculptures straight from the African Savanna marching into Norwich and Norfolk in summer 2025.

Artists from all mediums are invited to get involved. Please read through the artist pack to find out more about the process, how you can submit your designs and the T&Cs (link in bio).

The submission deadline is midnight Saturday 31 August.

@gogotrails
#wildinart #gogosafari

Artists! Design submissions are now open for the @stampedebythesea sculpture art trail 🐘

Local artists and those further afield are invited to submit up to two designs for the elephant sculptures which will be stomping into Bridport, West Bay and Lyme Regis in spring 2025.

Download the artist pack to find out all you need to know for submitting a design and the next steps 👉 link in bio

For all current Wild in Art event opportunities, click 'Artists' in the link in our bio 🔗

#wildinart #stampedebythesea

🦒 It is sadly the final week to visit Cambridge Standing Tall before the sculptures are herded away to a stunning charity auction to raise money for @breakcharity.

You can attend in person on 19 June, bid online or join the Facebook live stream to watch and guess the outcome for your favourite sculpture.

Find all the information you need through the link in our bio 🔗

@breaktrailcambs
#wildinart #cambridgestandintall #bemoregiraffe #cambridge

Happy #ElmerDay and happy 35th birthday Elmer! 🌈

We are very privileged to have been part of five of those years, with Elmer's Big Art Parades bringing us joy and colour on ten sculpture trails and raising over £1.2 million for UK charities.

Take a trip down memory lane and find all our Elmer events on wildinart.co.uk/elmer (link in bio)

Visit Elmer and his brand new herd of friends in Blackpool until 9 June 🐘 @elmerblackpool

@elmerthepatchworkelephant | @andersenpress
#wildinart

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