St Richard’s Hospice

Photo of Sue Smith with ‘Spirit’ and ‘Hoiho’ the penguins

The great Waddle of Worcester

Next summer, Worcester will be graced with the presence of a beautifully crafted group of penguins, as they slide into the city to form its third stunning public art trail. This event, called the Waddle of Worcester, is a Wild […]

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Worcester herd complete mammoth relocation

A herd of elephants which welcomed thousands of visitors to Worcester this summer has been rehomed across the county having raised thousands for local hospice care. Thirty large elephants and one baby raised an incredible £368,800 for St Richard’s Hospice […]

Photo of model bees at The Hive, Worcester

Beautiful bees to create a buzz at The Hive for hospice

A stunning colony of bee sculptures will take flight to Worcester this summer to create a memorable celebration garden for a county hospice. One thousand intricately painted, hand-crafted bees will create a buzz when they are displayed in the garden […]

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Elephants revealed in spectacular city art trail

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-week showcase […]

Photo of an elephant statue for Worcester's Big Parade

Worcester’s Big Parade marches into town next week

For eight weeks in the summer of 2021, Worcester will be brought to life by a parade of decorated elephant sculptures. Elephants – both big and small – will form a free art trail through the city’s streets and open […]

Photo of Sara Matthews and community made elephants

Kind knitters answer hospice’s call in lockdown

Organisers of the city’s summer elephant trail are thanking county knitters and stitchers for casting on for hospice care in lockdown. Worcester’s Big Parade, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice, has been encouraging […]

Photo of Dale Parmenter and Sara Matthews

Global communications agency backs Worcester’s giant art project

Worcestershire-based global creative communications agency, DRPG, is the latest local company to partner in next summer’s elephant parade being brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. The Hartlebury-based company, which also played a key role in the hospice’s giraffe […]