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


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June 08, 2021

Children across Maidstone have been using their creativity to help Heart of Kent Hospice share how it supports families that are facing the challenges of living with a terminal illness. The Learnin.... Read More

May 24, 2021

David McKee, celebrated author and illustrator of the much-loved Elmer storybooks, is celebrating the popular children’s character bringing joy to Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade. From Saturda.... Read More

April 30, 2021

Do you remember the iconic Games Makers at the London 2012 Olympics? We are looking for our very own Trailmakers to help deliver Maidstone’s first free public art trail. Elmer’s Big Heart of Ke.... Read More
Elmer hiding in Maidstone town centre with flowers

March 04, 2021

Heart of Kent Hospice, along with its Official Partners and Sponsors, are excited that Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade, will be taking place in Maidstone in less than four months’ time. Last M.... Read More
Elmer by the river in Maidstone

June 18, 2020

Heart of Kent Hospice is delighted to announce the new date for Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade. Elmer and his friends will now be marching onto the streets of Maidstone to form the first-ever p.... Read More

May 19, 2020

Although Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade has been pushed back a year until 2021, we are still going to celebrate his birthday because Elmer makes the world a much brighter place. So for 2020 we .... Read More

March 30, 2020

Heart of Kent Hospice has taken the decision to move Elmer’s Big Heart of Kent Parade back one year, to 2021. The charity, which is at the frontline of supporting terminally ill people and their .... Read More

March 05, 2020

Elmer’s Heart of Kent Parade just four months away For Maidstone, the County town of Kent, the year of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant has arrived.  In less than four months’ time a parade of bea.... Read More

November 21, 2019

On Wednesday 20 November pupils of Snodland C of E Primary School welcomed Elmer to the school with much, much excitement! To their delight, Elmer had a sleepover in the school hall and was waiting.... Read More

November 21, 2019

Heart of Kent Hospice has been inundated with support since it announced the exciting news it was bringing the first-ever art trail to Maidstone in the summer of 2020. Nearly fifty sculptures of El.... Read More

October 18, 2019

Elmer was invited to spend the afternoon at Tree Tops Primary Academy on Monday 16 September.  Karen Newton-Anker, Community Partnerships Fundraiser for Heart of Kent Hospice popped along, with Elmer.... Read More

October 15, 2019

Haynes Ford presents Heart of Kent Hospice with the 4 x 4 Elmer Raptor Last Wednesday Elmer the Patchwork Elephant was out exploring Maidstone. Elmer was being photographed in various locations aro.... Read More
Elmer's Big Heart of Kent Parade

Elmer's Big Heart of Kent Parade