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£210raised of £1,000 target by 6 supporters

    Weʼve raised £210 to make improvements to our craft facility and our equipment.

    Stroud, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 20th September 2018

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    Story

    ‘Craft at the Centre’ is a focus for craft practitioners and teachers, working together to develop a vibrant social hub for community engagement and well-being through craft and creativity.

    A year ago Sue Harker, Jeannie Ireland and myself came together to try and keep craft alive in this beautiful building, Centre for Science and Art, in the heart of Stroud. We had no money to speak of and took out a loan. Our first year has been succesful and we can already see how much this means to our community. Our intention was never to make a profit but to make the facility cover its costs and have some left over for improvements. That way we could make it affordable to all. However, our secondhand equipment and facilities need repairing and renovating to keep business going and attract more crafts.

    Our space is split into three main areas. We have a small pottery, a multi purpose room and an outdoor Stone carving/workshop. We have several weekly Pottery courses running, Kids pottery classes, Drop in sessions and offer an outlet to our local Alternative Provisions in Education. A Jewellery group meet regularly in our main area and five artists rent out areas and use it for Printmaking, Maskmaking, Glass, Stone carving and Leather. We also hold Master classes, Weekend workshops, Parties, Open days and even the odd Hen do.

    If you feel you could support us finacially we would really be grateful. Please visit our website to read more about us. Craftatthecentre.com

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    • Dawn Almasi6 months ago
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      6 months ago
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    Page last updated on: 6/28/2018 8:41 PM

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    6

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 28, 2018

      Good luck Dawn, hope your project is a wonderful success.

      £20.00

    • Chris Hobson

      Chris Hobson

      Jun 2, 2018

      Good luck with it Dawnie! Xx

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 2, 2018

      £30.00

    • KENNETH WIRFEL

      KENNETH WIRFEL

      Jun 2, 2018

      Dawn, Hope all is well. Mikhaila and family are great!

      £100.00

    • Susanna Paterson

      Susanna Paterson

      Jun 1, 2018

      Good luck! Hope you reach your target quickly 🍀🍀🍀

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      May 28, 2018

      £20.00

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    Dawn Almasi

    Dawn Almasi

    Stroud, UK

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