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£875raised of £1,000 target by 33 supporters

    Weʼve raised £875 to put on the 7th Little Big Peace Event in Streatham

    Streatham, United Kingdom
    Funded on Sunday, 27th August 2017

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    We are a tiny group of volunteers who want to bring more Peace into the world. We don’t have all the answers but we want people to explore what Peace means to them in order to sow the seeds for a peaceful future. A 'seed' can be a personal thing like forgiving someone, a positive media story or a big active community gathering tackling violence against women and children.

    Every year we put on The Little Big Peace Event which sets out to explore the culture and concept of peace in an inspiring and open-minded atmosphere. It changes every year and can be a day or a week of events.

    Our attender survey showed that over 73% said it made them think about being more peaceful and 68% said they felt inspired to do something to cause peace.

    We need your help to keep going! Over the last 6 years we have offered talks, film, music, massage, hugs, yoga, a giant knitted scarf, school workshops + more, (almost all for free) to the people of Streatham and their friends. We've heard from a former gang member, public officials, parents and many others.

    The festival takes place in September every year on or close to the International Day of peace on the 21st . All events apart from schools workshops are open to the public and are featured our website too. Hopefully you'll see us in the media too: previously we have been featured in Marie Claire magazine, Positive News, Lambeth Weekender, South London Press and BBC Radio.

    We do a huge amount on a small budget (and in our spare time) but we need AT LEAST £1000 to ensure we can put on the festival this year.

    £1000 will help us towards the essential things that we must do which include:

    - printing and distributing the festival flyer so everyone knows the festival is happening

    - working with schools and youth groups

    - hiring an event organiser for a couple of days to help us pull it all together

    It would also be AMAZING to go beyond our modest target. Thanks in advance everyone!



    Mel Larsen

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    • Mel Larsen1 year ago
      Mel Larsen

      Mel Larsen

      1 year ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Hi everyone. THANK YOU so much for supporting this community festival promoting PEACE. Although we didn't hit our full target we are pleased to say that we can definitely go ahead on the £875 that we did raise and that is all thanks to you. If you'd like to be kept updated on festival events, email us on to join our mailing list. Best wishes, Mel & the festival team x

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    Page last updated on: 8/27/2017 11:01 PM



    • S Maher

      S Maher

      Aug 27, 2017


    • melonie syrett

      melonie syrett

      Aug 27, 2017


    • Annette Hinds

      Annette Hinds

      Aug 27, 2017

      Hi Mel, hope this additional donation helps your cause x


    • Juliet Morel

      Juliet Morel

      Aug 27, 2017


    • Fionna Martin

      Fionna Martin

      Aug 27, 2017

      Well done - not easy to get these things off the ground. Thank you Mel Larson and team.


    • Kathie Hoskins

      Kathie Hoskins

      Aug 27, 2017

    • Mary-Anne Geary

      Mary-Anne Geary

      Aug 27, 2017

      Great cause, we need this message more than ever!


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    Mel Larsen

    Mel Larsen

    Streatham, United Kingdom

    I live in Streatham and love it! I like community building and have founded other successful festivals and events in Streatham along with the fantastically generous and visionary people of this great South London town.

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