Art Trail

Join our parade of elephants in the summer of 2021 and explore Worcester like never before!


Find out how your business can be part of something ‘elephantastic’ – and see who’s already on board


We’re calling on artists to dream up dazzling designs for our elephants – submit designs now.


Find out how schools and community groups will be part of our Mini Parade via our Community & Education Programme.

Worcester’s Big Parade

Have you ‘herd’? For eight weeks in the summer of 2021, Worcester will be brought to life by a perfect parade of beautifully decorated elephant sculptures. Elephants – both big and small – will form a stunning, free art trail through the city’s streets and open spaces, bringing together the community for one unforgettable event.

Each sculpture will be sponsored by a business and individually designed by an artist – either well-known or just starting out, from the Worcestershire area or further afield. They’ll march into the city on Monday, 12th July – before leaving on Sunday, 5th September 2021.

After this, there will be the chance to say a final ‘goodbye’ at a Farewell Event, before each elephant is auctioned to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. There’s a way to go before the trail begins, but we hope you’ll join us on our parade towards summer 2021.

Share in the excitement – and keep up-to-date with the latest news – on our social media channels using #WorcsBigParade

Latest News

9th June 2021

A city primary school taking part in this summer’s elephant art trail around Worcester has raised a mammoth sum for the charity hosting the event. Children from Tudor Grange Primary Academy Perdiswell have completed....
Read More

26th May 2021

A Midlands-based wall and floor tile supplier is to help create a one-off work of art which will form part of this summer’s elephant parade through Worcester.   Tile Choice, which has a store on Sherriff Str....
Read More

19th May 2021

A sculpture in this summer’s public art trail around Worcester will serve as a tribute to a much-loved family man who loved elephants.   Worcester’s Big Parade will feature an elephant which celebrates the....
Read More

13th May 2021

Severn Arts in partnership with Worcestershire County Council are the latest local team to support the elephant-themed sculpture trail through Worcester this summer.   Severn Arts, a charitable arts company, c....
Read More

5th May 2021

Worcestershire Country Cricket Club is throwing its support behind a city elephant parade this summer and will welcome the full 65-strong herd to New Road.   The club, affectionately known as ‘the Pears’ l....
Read More

21st April 2021

A city centre opticians has signed up to adopt an elephant for Worcester’s Big Parade this summer. Specsavers, based on Pump Street, is to sponsor one of around 65 elephant sculptures - large and small - which will ....
Read More

Join the herd

Get the latest elephant mail straight to your inbox.

Submitting your email address indicates your consent for Worcester’s Big Parade to send you email marketing messages and process personal data. Please read our Privacy Policy which includes details of how to exercise your privacy rights and opt out of email marketing.

Our Partners

Presenting Partners

Education and Community Partner

Media Partners

Worcester's Big Parade on Social

Worcesters Big Parade

Worcesters Big Parade