Elmer's Art Parade

10 February 24  – 14 April 24
Your Eastbourne BID

Elmer's Art Parade in Eastbourne

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant came Eastbourne for a celebratory anniversary visit – and brought 11 of his Elmer friends with him. 2024 marks the 35th anniversary of the publication of the classic children’s picture book Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.

The herd of Elmers, inspired by the town’s status as a centre of artistic excellence and home of this year’s Turner Prize, were in position from 10 February until 14 April.

Elmer also made a splash in the town when World Book Day was celebrated on 7 March.


Explore the trail

Download the map or collect a physical version from the Welcome Building, Eastbourne Library, the Enterprise Shopping Centre, Eastbourne Train Station or The Beacon to find all the sculptures and reveal a secret phrase.

In collaboration with Your Eastbourne BID

Your Eastbourne BID is a business led, business funded organisation. It’s purpose is to improve and enhance Eastbourne Town Centre.

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