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£92raised of £182 target by 4 supporters

    Weʼve raised £92 to help fund our newest community project, "Table Talk".

    Bordon, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st October 2018

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    ‘Table Talk’ is a new initiative from Beacon Church, Bordon that is intended to provide a warm and friendly welcome to people moving into Bordon’s new housing development over the next few years. It will also provide an opportunity for existing residents to feel equally ‘welcomed’ into the emerging and changing face of our town.

    It has a focus on social integration, and is aimed at tackling issues of isolation, loneliness or that feeling of ‘not yet belonging’ to Bordon. It is also just friendly, fun and engaging for everyone, regardless of age or background. It works simply by encouraging people to stop, pause, sit down and enjoy a cup of tea and slice of cake with strangers, neighbours and, of course, members of the Beacon Community.

    ‘Table Talk’ is a ‘pop-up’ experience. In essence it involves the setting up of a long trestle table and benches, invitingly decorated with vintage cups, saucers, cutlery and tea pots from which passers by are invited to sit and enjoy a drink or slice of cake (all for free). Passers by can stop for 2 minutes or 2 hours and whilst there will be welcomed and entertained by volunteers from Beacon Church whose simple aim is to engage visitors in conversation, introduce them to other visitors and provide a form of simple refreshment.

    Part of Table Talk’s appeal is the ‘wow factor’ of both appearing in unusual and unlikely places and situations and being something that is free, positive and engaging. A good comparison would be to think of the Mad Hatter’s tea party in the novel ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’.

    Table Talk is also well suited to being set up at events, festivals, fun days and other community events locally.

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    • Dominic Clarke5 months ago
      Dominic Clarke

      Dominic Clarke

      5 months ago

      Fundraising for Table Talk is going well - with news of a £200 donation from the Methodist Church. We're nearly there! See if you can complete the campaign for us. Donations can be made anonymously if you prefer. Many thanks

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      6 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 7/9/2018 9:12 AM

    Supporters

    4

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 5, 2018

      Great idea. Good work, fellas....

      £10.00

    • John legg

      John legg

      Jul 5, 2018

      Good luck

      £50.00

    • Stacey Hofberg

      Stacey Hofberg

      Jul 4, 2018

      I love a tea party!

      £12.00

    • Oliver Greenaway

      Oliver Greenaway

      Jul 3, 2018

      £20.00

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    Dominic Clarke

    Dominic Clarke

    Bordon, UK

    Dom is Pastor of Beacon, a new organisation in Bordon helping create a number of positive community outcomes. We are currently building a community facility in the town centre which will include a community café, youth hub, prayer room and hireable facilities from 2019/2020.

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