Your friends are fundraising. Don't miss out, opt in.

We did it!

Tristesse James raised £50 from 1 supporter


Start your own crowdfunding page

Closed 31/08/2018

£50raised of £6,000 target by 1 supporter

    Weʼve raised £50 to

    Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018

    What is crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered nonprofit.

    The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.


    Every year, hundreds of primary school children from across East Lancashire get together to present a week long program of the arts; incorporating music, dance, painting, sculpture, drama and much more. The festival is a veritable feast of talent, presented by children as young as 5, many of whom get to experience their first ever footsteps into a theatrical space by participating in the event. Pendle Schools’ Festival began in 1960 and has continued thanks to a committee of volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure its success; sourcing everything from funding to refreshments and organising rehearsals, transport, costumes and everything required for the festival.

    This year promises to be the best ever festival, with more volunteers on board and participation from schools whose investment in the event is unfaltering. However, the very sad reality is that, at the current time, the festival just doesn’t have the required funds to continue, unless sponsorship is secured as a matter of urgency. The committee feel strongly that the children of Pendle thrive through opportunities to showcase their artistic talents and are heavy hearted at the potential threat of cancellation.

    The children of Pendle need your help. We are searching for individuals, businesses or local connections that may be able to assist in funding our 2018 festival. The cost of the festival is estimated around £9000 and this is to pay for transport for children to go to rehearsals, hire of Colne Municipal Hall and all items necessary for a stage production. Faced with the reality that they may not have the opportunity to perform next year, the children’s responses are unanimous. We want to save our festival and we would love the support from as many local people and schools as possible. Every child deserves an opportunity to shine, and arts are accessible to all ages and abilities.



    Tristesse James

    Updates appear here

      1 year ago

      Tristesse James started crowdfunding

      Leave a message of support

      Page last updated on: 4/20/2018 14.52



      • Danny Pentecost

        Danny Pentecost

        Apr 20, 2018

        Great stuff, Tess. Just a small start from me and hopefully this site will see our PSF supporters grow!


      Great people make things happen

      Do you know anyone in need or maybe want to help a local community cause?

      Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

      About Crowdfunding
      About the fundraiser
      Tristesse James

      Tristesse James

      Report this Page