A Wild in Art event in support of Heart of Kent Hospice.

Friends of Elmer


A huge thank you to local businesses who are supporting Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade by signing up as a Friend of Elmer. All fundraising in aid of Heart of Kent Hospice.

Own a local business and want to join in? Don’t miss out! To sign up or find out more about this unique opportunity contact the Community Partnerships Team at elmer@hokh.co.uk or call 01622 790195.

Learn more about out Friends of Elmer

Arriva Southern Counties:  Park up and Hop on for Free! From 26 – 31 July 2021 all Maidstone Park and Ride services with be FREE for all. For more information visit: FREE TRAVEL

Cornell Jewellers: An independent jeweller in Maidstone and an integral part of the local community.

Emma FitnessBe inspired, motivated and succeed in your fitness goals with Emma Goodman, personal trainer and exercise specialist at Southcote Proactive Healthcare in Maidstone.

GVE Commercial Solutions: Based in Maidstone, GVE are a professional quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy serving many of the UK’s major contractors in construction and civil engineering.

Hazlitt Theatre: Be in with a chance to win money can’t buy family tickets to the Hazlitt Theatre’s VIP Gala Opening Night of this year’s pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk. Enter raffle now

Hunter LawEmployment law advice that’s professional, practical and personal

Kentish Lady: The Kentish Lady River Boat is synonymous with Maidstone and between Spring and Autumn provide unique experiences of the Upper River Medway.

Museum of Kent Life: Book your tickets in advance for Elmer Weekend, 3 – 4 July. There will be a special guest appearance from our roving Elmer Armstrong!

Onwave: Power your performance and efficiency through better connectivity and digital technology. An original member of our Business Club, set up in 2020.

Parkfoot: Parkfoot Spar is an award-winning state-of-the-art modern convenience store with family values and a desire to support the local economy.

Priory Direct: Have selected Heart of Kent Hospice as their Charity of the Year and supported our Elmer shops by generously donating their packaging products for merchandise purchases. 1% of all sales are donated to charity.

Puddings Coffee Shop: Family run business in the heart of Maidstone. Watch this space for special offers coming soon!

Sammy Slush: Make your party or event extra special with Sammy Slush Party Hire; slush machines, popcorn, candy floss and more!

Supersonic Playground: Maidstone-based design agency. An original member of our Business Club, set up in 2020.

The Living Café: From 26 July, the week’s breakfast special is Elmer’s Hearty Wrap. £2 from each one sold goes to Heart of Kent Hospice. Vegetarian option also available

The Merit Group: Providing clients with tailored solutions for over 40 years. An original member of our Business Club, set up in 2020.

The Old Boat Café: Set aboard the historic narrowboat Verbena, a beautiful spot for coffee, cake or a spot of lunch as you hunt Elmers on the river path trail. Watch this space for special events coming soon!

Tiger Law: A “new breed of Law firm” with a brand-new office in Maidstone.

Tilney: Award-winning financial planning and investment advice. An original member of our Business Club, set up in 2020.

Waterstones Maidstone: Situated in Fremlin Walk Shopping Centre. Find your trail maps here with Story Times and activities coming soon!

Wellness Markets: Dedicated high quality markets with you in mind. Visit their pop-up shops at the Hazlitt Theatre on 3 July and 25 August, 9am – 3pm. Watch this space for offers and fantastic goody bags available for a £1 donation!

Elmer's Big Heart of Kent Parade

Elmer's Big Heart of Kent Parade