ORGAN THING: They’re fundraising for the Stour Space art space over in Hackney Wick…

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Stour Space, that rather pro-actively run artist-friendly space, art gallery, meeting place and more over there smack bang in the middle of all the changes, the social cleansing and destruction of Hackney Wick, are fund-raising. Right now it feels more important than ever that we should have art spaces and community places like Stour Space, here’s what they have to say about it…

” Help to us to secure the future of Stour Space. We need your help NOW to raise £50,000 in a short space of time to secure a longer lease at our much loved Fish Island location. Please help us keep this vital creative community hub open to all and ensure its services can continue to flourish for our neighbourhood and its future. We started this organisation with zero budget and hundreds of amazing volunteers, a feat we are very proud of. Over the last decade we have grown and adapted with our community to the ever changing environment around us, the Olympics on the other side of the water and afterwards the continuing regeneration of this area.

How you can support us:

Please donate via this page. Any amount is incredibly appreciated and welcomed. We are offering various goodies/perks for your kind donations, scroll down for details.

Sharing this page on your social media / with your contacts to raise awareness

Come into Stour Space and grab a lunch/coffee from our Cafe

Visit us during one of our numerous free events in March and have a drink or two at the Bar

Purchase a piece of artwork from one of our exhibitions coming up in 2019

Contact our events team to book your event / hire the space in 2019

Please see this article to read more about what we do and why it’s so important to keep grassroots spaces like ours open and engaging with the community:

We really think we can do this and raise the money, so anything you can do to support us and in turn, our community, is so appreciated. Any money raised over the £50k will be put to effective use running more and more free activities. Thanks, The team at Stour Space”

MORE DETAILS OF THE FUND RAISING HERE

 

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