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£27,856raised of £30,000 target by 830 supporters

    Weʼve raised £27,856 to help replace funds stolen from Barnet's boutique soul festival Summer Soulstice. This annual, family friendly event is run by volunteers.

    Barnet, UK
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st October 2018

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    Story

    After an amazingly successful Summer Soulstice on June 23rd 2018, within 36 hours of the elation, we were hit with some harsh reality that a robbery had taken place at the Old Elizabethans site after the event. Thieves broke into the building late on Sunday and despite our own stringent security measures, managed to break open the safe vault using cutting gear & hammers. These people have made off with over £45,000 in takings from the event.

    We fear that this money, which everyone generously helped to raise that day, will never be seen again.

    The long-term effects of this theft on our charity event has created uncertainty and has seriously undermined the chances helping people in the local community. Even more worrying is that this has also put all our future fundraising events at risk.

    All of us on the Summer Soulstice committee & in our event crew, are feeling crushed from this awful incident, but we want this annual event, which brings both friends, family & communities together, to have longevity and continue fund raising.

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    • Summer Soulstice2 months ago
      Summer Soulstice

      Summer Soulstice

      2 months ago

      Hi folks! As a small token of our gratitude for your support on our crowd fund, we're letting you know that our cheapest 1st phase of Summer Soulstice 2019 etickets are on sale now! EVENT ONLY Adult (18s-over): £25* Teen (13-17 yrs): £20* Kids (1-12 yrs): £2* CAMP ADD-ON 1 Night (All age/p.p.person Sat only): £20* 2 Night (All age/p.p.person Fri/Sat): £35* *All prices incl VAT @ 20%. Booking fees & terms apply. Here is the ticket link: https://www.summersoulstice.co.uk/event/summer-soulstice-2019/ BIG LOVE from all @ Soulstice HQ xxx

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    • Summer Soulstice4 months ago
      Summer Soulstice

      Summer Soulstice

      4 months ago

      We'd just like to thank everyone who's shown their love & support to our call for help this summer. Yesterday we presented a cheque for £35,000 to Cherry Lodge Cancer Care at our Big Payback event in Barnet. The total is made up from funds salvaged from this year's event, other fundraisers held locally & further afield, as well as this all-important Crowd Fund page. Your amazing generosity has both raised £'s for a great cause & help save our annual soul all-dayer. Summer Soulstice 2019 takes place Sat 22nd June at OEs, Barnet. See you there.

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    • Summer Soulstice5 months ago
      Summer Soulstice

      Summer Soulstice

      5 months ago

      So, with such a great response to our plea in the past 3 weeks, many of our friends & supporters told us to keep upping the target. We're mindful of asking people for more but decided that we'd make the final total £30,000 on our crowd fund. We're 88% there, thanks to the love & generosity from all who've donated so far. This will be the final push, aiming to at least recoup ⅔'s of the money that we, & ultimately the charity, were robbed of. We're all extremely grateful to everyone who has cared, shared & given. The Soulstice Crew x

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    6 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 10/31/2018 9:04 AM

    Supporters

    830

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Oct 31, 2018

      £20.00

    • Samantha Jackson

      Samantha Jackson

      Sep 5, 2018

      What a terrible thing to have happened after this year's event. Summer Soulstice is an excellent gig - here's to 2019!!

      £20.00

    • Andy Cottrell

      Andy Cottrell

      Aug 30, 2018

      I only just heard the sad news. Its great to see everyone pulling together.

      £100.00

    • Sharon Hall

      Sharon Hall

      Aug 26, 2018

      Good cause . You are nearly there

      £10.00

    • Andros & Debbie XX

      Andros & Debbie XX

      Aug 25, 2018

      Big Love to the Soulstice family XXXYou guys do an amazing job organising this event and donating to such a great cause.Hope this helps towards recovering some of the stolen money!!

      £100.00

    • Sharon

      Sharon

      Aug 12, 2018

      A worthy cause

      £10.00

    • Michael Lambert

      Michael Lambert

      Aug 8, 2018

      Donation FromThe Bittacy Edgar Randle LodgeR.A.O.B GLE

      £50.00

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    Summer Soulstice

    Summer Soulstice

    Barnet, UK

    Summer Soulstice was set up in 2007 in memory of Andy Weekes. This annual, one day soul music festival aims to create a fundraising event that is family friendly, safe, fun & ensures to give everyone who attends, a great day out! We raise money for local charities & causes.

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