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Closed 25/07/2020

raised of £2,000 target by 59 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,570 to help Polka Theatre support children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Funded on Saturday, 25th July 2020

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    Polka Theatre are a registered charity who provide creative activities and support for families, teachers and vulnerable children.

    Children are amongst those hit hardest by lockdown and the impact of Covid 19. For some the stress, anxiety and isolation can be overwhelming. Now more than ever children need access to creative experiences which help them to combat loneliness, and navigate their ever changing world.

    Covid 19 has dealt Polka a significant blow so we are hosting a charity quiz night to help Polka continue to support children, their teachers and families at a time when they need it most.

    Just £25 could pay for materials for an online workshop for families to enjoy for free – that’s the suggested donation for a quiz team. To book your place on the quiz visit:

    Just £65 could pay for a teachers support pack, full of creative ideas for remote lessons and games for children at home.

    Just £120 could pay for a free drama workshop for children at risk of social isolation

    Since the lockdown started Polka Theatre have:

    Launched Polka Online, a treasure trove of free creative activities, storytelling, live workshops and more

    Adapted their support programmes for at-risk children so everyone can still take part regardless of their personal barriers e.g. no internet access.

    Stayed in touch with vulnerable members of the community

    Moved our intergenerational choir online this summer, so everyone from babies to grandparents can still enjoy singing together, even while they are apart.

    Created a strategy to support children once lockdown ends.

    They need support to ensure this work can continue.

    Words can’t express how much my daughter loves the Drama Workshops that you’ve created! 🎭 ❤️ Much appreciated by us both.

    Just beautiful. Cheered me up and made me smile ❤

    I have to teach Drama remotely to years 2-6, a task that is nigh on impossible with the every small ones and your classes have been a godsend… I wish you could see them, they are loving the stories and the workshops. If you had seen the little bear puppet videos I got your heart would melt, they’re amazing. It is so lovely to see the children’s imaginations being fired up in these difficult circumstances Thank You!

    Thank you so much for joining in to support children’s creativity. We hope you have an amazing Quiz- good luck!

    Polka Theatre is a registered charity no. 256979. For more information about Polka’s community work please contact Gwen Hanauer, Events and Campaigns Officer:

    With thanks to Polka Theatre’s Pledge Champions

    • Morrisons Solicitors • WSM • Robert Holmes • Handelsbanken Wimbledon • Icon Solutions



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      • Charlotte Butcher

        Charlotte Butcher

        Jun 19, 2020

        Sorry not to be able to take part in the quiz. I hope the evening was a wonderful success and your hard work was rewarded. Best wishes to all involved.


      • Anonymous


        Jun 12, 2020

      • Stefan Opitz

        Stefan Opitz

        Jun 12, 2020


      • Jess Dennis

        Jess Dennis

        Jun 12, 2020

        Great quiz! Thanks so much. x


      • Anonymous


        Jun 11, 2020


      • Heidi Pointet

        Heidi Pointet

        Jun 11, 2020

        Fabulous quiz, thank you :)


      • Emma Smith

        Emma Smith

        Jun 11, 2020

        See you next year , with bells on xx


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