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STAMPEDE BY THE SEA 2025

A very special herd of elephants will be arriving in Bridport, West Bay, and Lyme Regis in the spring of 2025!

The area will be transformed into vibrant, fun, and free art trail that local families and visitors will never forget. Thirty striking and colourful elephants will be waiting to be discovered, each designed and painted by talented artists. The trail will conclude with each sculpture being auctioned for charity. Baby elephants will also be finding their way into local schools and learning venues, which will become their forever home.

Stampede by the Sea is raising funds for Weldmar Hospicecare, who provide specialist end of life care for local adults with a life limiting illness, and support for their loved ones.

Event Dates

More details coming soon!

About the Trail

Join our herd.

Stampede by the Sea is a unique opportunity for the local community, schools, the business sector, and artists to come together and create something special. Find out how you and your organisation can get involved.

There are so many benefits to associating your brand with this exciting, unique local project.

• Play a part in driving an increase in the local economy
• Be seen as a positive local employer that supports the community
• Be involved with promoting health and wellbeing, and local education
• Offer ‘rewards’ on the trail app to attract new business or increase loyalty
• Opportunties for PR and increased social media engagement
• Help fund vital end of life care in Dorset, when and where it is needed most

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HOW THE HERD WILL HELP

Last year, 247 people received care from Weldmar Hospicecare in Bridport, West Bay, Lyme Regis and the surrounding area, and more than 1,500 in total across Dorset.

Weldmar’s compassionate approach treats every person as an individual, and their team includes nurses, doctors, carers, therapists, counsellors, social workers and more, who are there during every step of one of life’s most difficult journeys.

All of Weldmar’s care is provided for free. Stampede by the Sea will not only help raise vital funds to continue these services, but increase the awareness of how they help – a subject which is often ‘the elephant in the room’.

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A WILD IN ART EVENT

Wild in Art is the leading producer of spectacular public art events which enrich, entertain, inform and connect communities – giving people of all ages a voice through art.

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5,400+

Sculptures
Created

135+

Events
Delivered

12m+

Participants
Attended

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