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Factory and Andersen Press to Partner on New Animated Series

02 July 2019

Award-winning animation studio, Factory and one of the leading independent children’s publishers Andersen Press, today announce a co-production partnership to produce a brand new animated TV series of David McKee’s iconic children’s brand ‘Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’. Based on the…

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London Symphony Orchestra Announces Elmer Concerts

12 April 2019

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will retell the story of Elmer’s Walk through music in a special live performance to celebrate Elmer’s 30th birthday! There will be two performances of the storytelling concert on 23rd June 2019, featuring specially commissioned…

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Celebrate Elmer’s Birthday on Elmer Day!

31 January 2019

Get ready for the biggest ever Elmer Day on 25th May 2019, and join us for a very special celebration of Elmer’s 30th birthday! Elmer Day returns on Saturday 25th May 2019 with hundreds of events happening in schools, bookshops…

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Exhibition: Elmer and Friends at Seven Stories

18 December 2018

ELMER and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee celebrates 30 years of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant and is the first ever major retrospective of David McKee’s striking artwork. This interactive display for children and families will be at Seven…

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Elmer the Patchwork Elephant Show!

05 December 2018

A colourful new theatre production will be stomping onto stages around the country in 2019. Based on the classic children’s book series by David McKee and adapted for stage by Suzanne Miller with songs by Allison Leyton-Brown, Elmer the Patchwork…

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