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Unity and Peanut at the Zoo

October 04, 2021

If you’re visiting ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this October half term you’re in for a real treat as our entire Big Trunk Trail elephant herd will be there for you to see! Head over to the Elephant Arena to be greeted by a herd of over 30 beaut....
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July 07, 2021

The elephants are trumpeting into town - Keech Hospice Care’s Big Trunk Trail is here The Keech Hospice Care Big Trunk Trail herd is here from this Saturday, 10 July. A herd of more than seventy beautifully decorated elephants will ....
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June 28, 2021

Captain Tom's legacy helping make new memories with Keech Hospice Care. Keech Hospice Care is delighted to reveal that one of its Big Trunk Trail herd has been decorated in tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore. “Inspiring Hope” is joinin....
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Royal Visit to Keech

June 09, 2021

For thirty years, Keech Hospice Care has been looking after adults from Luton and south Bedfordshire and children from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes who have life-limiting and terminal illnesses and now they want to hear fro....
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Unity and Peanut at the Zoo

May 19, 2021

Visitors to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo this half term are in for a big surprise as two new elephants have joined their cousins.  Peanut and Unity are part of a growing herd called The Big Trunk Trail who will be seen all over Luton this summer.  I....
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April 21, 2021

Reports of elephants gathering in the town of Luton have now been confirmed. Although not indigenous to Bedfordshire, intermittent ground shaking and sporadic trumpeting sounds have provided unmistakable signs of the presence of elephant....
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February 09, 2021

  Nadiya Hussain is joining forces with Keech Hospice Care and their Big Trunk Trail to give two lucky people the chance of a lifetime to create the designs for her elephant sculptures. The Big Trunk Trail - Keech Hospice Car....
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October 05, 2020

A vibrant parade of elephants will arrive in Luton next summer to form a unique public art trail – raising funds for Keech Hospice Care. At least 30 dazzlingly designed elephant sculptures will make up The Big Trunk Trail and trumpet ....
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October 05, 2020

The Big Trunk Trail Luton At least 30 dazzlingly designed elephant sculptures will make up The Big Trunk Trail and trumpet along a free art trail around Luton’s landmarks and public spaces for 11 weeks. Watch the video to find out more....
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Big Trunk Trail Luton 2021

Big Trunk Trail Luton 2021