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£3,260
raised of £5,000 target by 68 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,260 to Help support Hot Bed Press Print Workshop through Covid-19

    Salford
    Funded on Friday, 28th August 2020

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    Hello

    Like most organisations and businesses across the UK Hot Bed Press has been hit by the coronavirus with income streams lost or diminished and the likelihood of a longer term effect on income at least for this year; possibly the next 18 months.

    Hot Bed Press is not funded. We are proud to be an example of a successful self-financing arts organisation, built on the popularity of our courses, our membership, studio provision, exhibitions and outreach. We like to think that we do things differently as an independent not-for-profit art organisation and one of the largest open access print workshops in the UK.

    In April we launched Hot Bed Editions with the aim to raise up to £10,000 this year from saleswhilst at the same time supporting and promoting artists & designers, (see hotbedpress.bigcartel.com). Unfortunately this won’t be enough to make up for the loss of 2 course programmes and 3 events plus outreach workshops, exhibitions, and more which we have had to postpone or cancel during and post lockdown. We estimate the loss of income to be around £25,000 - £30,000 this year.

    So this is where you can help us…

    By donating to Hot Bed Press through our Just Giving site you are helping us to continue our good work and to keep our great workshop alive and kicking. We would appreciate any donation large or small; it will all go towards keeping the workshop fully staffed, and the resources well maintained.

    We are aiming to get at least £5,000 through donations, which will go on essential equipment and upkeep.

    If you can donate we would be very grateful; if not please spread the word about us and what we do, perhaps book on future course or purchase one of our Hot Bed Editions prints; we are planning the launch of more throughout the year. It all helps. We want to be here and going strong and to promote and support print in every way we can for years to come.

    We really appreciate all your support!

    Sean Rorke

    Artistic Director

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      Supporters

      68

      • Elisa Battersby - Tangent Design

        Elisa Battersby - Tangent Design

        Aug 20, 2020

        Thank you!

        £100.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 14, 2020

        £10.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 5, 2020

        £150.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 4, 2020

        £130.00

      • Jane McKeating

        Jane McKeating

        Jun 22, 2020

        Great to hear it’s reopening

        £40.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 18, 2020

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 31, 2020

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      Hot Bed Press

      Hot Bed Press

      Salford

      We are Hot Bed Press a Not for Profit printmaking studio in Salford. We are dedicated to the support and promotion of everything print. We aim to support artists by providing a facility to print, affordable studios, graduate residencies and over 30 workshops and courses a year.

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