Launching Apollo: One Giant Leap! in Dorchester

by Dorchester Arts in Dorchester, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 6th December 2018 we successfully raised £7,510 with 94 supporters in 38 days

Help Dorchester celebrate 50 years since the first moon landing, with an astronomical musical performance for everyone, under a giant moon!

by Dorchester Arts in Dorchester, England, United Kingdom

An amazing boost!

This time last week, thanks to so many people getting behind us, and with a very generous pledge from Dorset County Council, we were at 80% of our target.  Today, just one week later and we are so close to reaching our first target of £5000! This means that we will keep all funds raised so far - but what then?  Well, we have a 'stretch target' of £7,500, and this is where it gets interesting. Every pound donated now will mean that we can expand our plans - involvement for more young people, a deeper exploration of science and the arts - and more memorable event for everyone!  So do keep giving, we have launched, we are in orbit - now please help us land!

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

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Launch pad

We will love you to the moon and back....

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Become a member of Dorchester Arts for one year, and receive ticket discounts, priority booking for popular shows, and invitations to special events. Whether you enjoy music, theatre, opera, stand-up comedy or all of the above, membership will add to your enjoyment.

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Lift off!

Get one of our t-shirts bearing our exclusive 'Apollo - One Giant Leap' design by acclaimed Dorset artist Robin MacKenzie - different sizes available.

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In orbit!

Your name will be featured as part of the rolling credits on our giant screens at the event! Plus an Apollo - One Giant Leap t-shirt....(different sizes available)

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We can offer a wonderful experience for you and three friends. Be taken by a qualified walking leader at night on a stargazing walk in Dorset - see the night sky as you've never seen it before.

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Get a limited edition print of ‘Apollo – One Giant Leap’, a new print by Dorset artist Robin Mackenzie, designed exclusively for Dorchester Arts and the 'Apollo - One Giant Leap' project. A lovely thing to own, or give as a memorable gift to that special person who is fifty this year....

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The final frontier

An invitation for two people to be our VIP guests at the event on 19 July 2019. View the performance from our private VIP enclosure, while enjoying a bottle of bubbly and a picnic supper hamper for two! A lovely way to celebrate.

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