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Auctioneer Philip Serrell leads the auction for the Worcester's Big Parade elephant sculptures. Behind him is a large screen, with an image of a bright green leaf.

October 15, 2021

A mammoth £368,800 was raised at our Worcester's Big Parade auction! Every pound pledged will help St Richard's Hospice continue to care for patients, their loved ones and bereaved people across Worcestershire. Find out what each ele....
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October 15, 2021

Celebrations were in full swing last night after an auction of 31 elephant sculptures raised £368,800 for St Richard’s Hospice.   Worcester’s Big Parade, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s, captured th....
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A family stand together on the pitch of Worcestershire County Cricket Club with a giant, painted elephant sculpture.

October 12, 2021

We welcomed some very special, VIP guests to the Farewell Event on Friday, October 8, including seven-year-old Lola (third from left). Lola’s neighbour, Hilary (far left), contacted us to say Lola was sad to have lost all her careful....
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October 06, 2021

A high street bank has backed an upcoming auction of elephant sculptures – set to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. Barclays is supporting the auction of 31 elephants, the finale to the city’s summer art trail, Worcester’s Bi....
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Tricia Cavell, Fundraising Director at St Richard's Hospice, stands with a large blue elephant sculpture on a grassy pitch. She wears a long black coat, black trousers and jumper. She is not smiling. The sky is grey.

October 02, 2021

Thieves have targeted a hospice fundraising event in Worcester, taking equipment and merchandise worth thousands of pounds and leaving organiser St Richard’s Hospice to step up existing security at huge cost to the Worcestershire-based ch....
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A pink, patterned elephant sculpture stands in a green garden with a bed of colourful flowers behind it. In the background is St Andrew's Spire in Worcester.

September 16, 2021

A teacher from Fernhill Heath, who rallied county makers to support this summer’s elephant trail, is spearheading a new campaign to bring one of the stunning sculptures to St Richard’s Hospice for patients, families and staff to enjoy. ....
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September 06, 2021

The hospice team behind this summer’s eight-week elephant sculpture trail in Worcester is inviting visitors to join the herd for a final time after they marched out of the city on Sunday (5th September).   All 66 of the painted....
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August 10, 2021

City businesses are helping ensure the Worcester’s Big Parade elephants shine bright this summer by donating cleaning materials and even ‘fostering’ members of the herd.   A charity sculpture trail being brought to the city....
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July 20, 2021

Thousands of elephant-seekers have flocked to take on the Worcester’s Big Parade sculpture trail in its first week.   Visitors from all over the UK have spotted the brightly coloured elephants on the open-air trail through the ....
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A pink, patterned elephant sculpture stands in a green garden with a bed of colourful flowers behind it. In the background is St Andrew's Spire in Worcester.

July 13, 2021

A much-awaited public art trail featuring a rainbow herd of elephant sculptures has been launched in Worcester. Worcester’s Big Parade began on Tuesday, July 13 and will finish on Sunday, September 5. A Wild in Art event, the eight-....
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July 12, 2021

Visitors taking part in this summer’s elephant art trail around Worcester will be able to track their route and learn more about the city via a new app.   The Worcester’s Big Parade app, sponsored by local law firm Harrison C....
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July 08, 2021

Organisers behind a summer-long elephant sculpture trail due to open on Monday 12 July have announced its herd will now be revealed on Tuesday 13 July, following advice from police and local authorities.   The news comes as Worce....
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