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Tiger, Tiger

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  • Event: Helen Calcutt's fundraising

WWF-UK

We undertake global conservation work to ensure people and nature both thrive

Charity Registration No. 1081247

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Tiger, Tiger was founded in September 2010 by professional artist Peter Tinkler and poet Helen Calcutt.  We now have many supporters across the UK and Europe, working together to raise a collective voice of concern over the plight of this beautiful creature. Tigers have become forgotten animals, seen in picture books, wildlife magazines, or behind bars...

Our aim is to use the spoken word as a means to raising awareness of the tiger's right to be a free animal. There are less than 3,200 tigers currently roaming a mere 7% of their former range, due to poaching, clearing of forests for the timber trade, and human settlement. Tiger ,Tiger will therefore be an ongoing campaign, raising as much financial and vocal support as possible.

Our first Launch Event will be held on the 5th March 2011, featuring poets such as Julie Boden (former Birmingham poet laureate) award winning journalist Sarah James, poet Jacqui Rowe and playwright and novelist David Calcutt, and Born Free poet in residence Richard Bonfield.  This event will be a celebration of the campaign's ongoing success, hosting an evening of readings dedicated to the project's cause. All money raised will go to charity.

Submissions to the campaign are ongoing. If you would like to submit a poem, a short story, a monologue, (or a mixed bag) then please read our guidelines page. All submissions will be posted on our Tiger Blog. All submissions will be considered for the Tiger Book, due for release within the next year.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

So please dig deep and donate now.

You can donate a coin or two on this site

Donate your talents HERE - thewrittenimage@hotmail.com. Or to find out more, simply visit http://tigeraria.weebly.com

Thank you for reading.

Peter

 

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