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The Fiver: That’s the ticket

 That’s the ticketHere’s the five hottest tickets on Crowdfunder right now.Don’t wait up. Samphire FestivalBring the whole family along to this award-winning independent music and arts festival by the sea.£5,865 (49%) raised from 44 supporters Space&RockBag a VIP ticket to the launch event for Space&Rock, where funky brides and grooms can find weird and wonderful venues.£4,400 (44%)[…]

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The Fiver: In the spotlight

Raise the curtain, roll the cameras!Here’s five fantastic film, theatre and music projects that’ll have the critics roaring… Black IslandIf you like swashbuckling and Caribbean rum, then you’ll enjoy this short film about a marooned 18th-century pirate. ARRR!£1,120 (44%) raised from 19 supporters OFFSIDEFollowing four women from across the centuries who live, breathe and play football –[…]

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Crowdfunding for The Fringe

Artists across the world are raising funds on Crowdfunder to put on incredible cultural performances at Fringe Festivals2015 saw a huge variety of projects crowdfunding to support their acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest art’s festival… and with Brighton Fringe just around the corner… now is the time to look at some of the UK’s most[…]

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Crowdfunding for Universities – A theatrical start for the University of Surrey’s crowdfunding platform

The University of Surrey’s Theatre Society were the very first group to launch a campaign on the University of Surrey crowdfunding platform. Their success in raising the money they needed for an ambitious production of the Michael Frayn play “Noises Off “shows how crowdfunding can help turn great ideas into reality.“We wanted to step up[…]

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Will your project get crowdfunded?

Do you have an idea that keeps you awake at night, an idea you really believe in, that you know has potential, that you want to make a reality and share with the world? At Crowdfunder we believe in helping everyone to make their project a success, but there a few key factors that you’ll need[…]

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Road Safety for under 7’s

Having seen her own little boy knocked off his bike, Sarah Watts is passionate about teaching children about road safety. She’s used her experience as a drama teacher to come up with fun and educational sessions to help children learn how to stay safe on the roads. And with the help of Crowdfunder and AXA[…]

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£33,000 Crowdfunder completes £300,000 funding package for Glasgow’s “Websters” Church

Up and coming Glaswegian journalist, Jack Aitchison from STV Glasgow wrote this brilliant article and the kind folk over at STV have allowed us to share it here for our Crowdfunder community. Why do we love this article so much? It’s a great example of how project owners can use crowdfunding as a part of a[…]

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Find out how Engineer Theatre got on at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Emily Smith managed to catch up with Simon Lyshon, Co-founder of Engineer Theatre Collective and performer in Missing, after they recently crowdfunded their way to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The team behind Missing managed to raise £890.

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Scottish Daily Mail Award winners reach their £750 target in just four days!

Here at Crowdfunder HQ we love creative projects as much as we love the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Engineer Theatre Collective fit into both of these passions of ours. The Engineer Theatre Collective needed to raise £750 which would enable them to take their performance to the Fringe Festival this year.

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A small group of lucky backers will get the chance to walk the red carpet

Moving Lights Theatre Company, based in Edinburgh, who looked to the crowd in the hope of raising 3300 for their latest production; No Escape. With four days left they have managed to raise the £300 plus a tad more.

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Weekend success: The Wimbledon College Of Art Costume Design Fundraiser

A massive well done to everyone involved in The Wimbledon College of Art fundraiser who managed to raise all of their £250 over the weekend (and are still going). Hannah Lipman and her class set up the project to raise funds for their costume design exhibition. Wimbledon College of Art, part of the larger University of the[…]

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The crowd start Ken’s journey to The Brighton Fringe

The crowd just keep on funding great projects and the latest idea to become a reality is In Capacity House. Ken McLoone and his team asked for £500 in the hope of getting their performance to The Brighton Fringe – the crowd made his dream come true. Ken is an actor and producer at Just An[…]

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Project Success: Steel Magnolias

Crowdfunder HQ have something to smile about this Monday morning – yet another success. The latest project to raise the pounds are Moving Lights (a brand new theatre company, based in Edinburgh). Moving Lights is designed to give new actors, writers and directors a chance to explore theatre in their own way. Set up in January[…]