Help Secure the Future of Caxton Books

by Sally & Judith in Frinton On Sea, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 26th January 2020 we successfully raised £25,233 with 354 supporters in 62 days

Calling on the support of our loyal community, Caxton Books & Gallery needs you to keep the book shop up and running for good!

by Sally & Judith in Frinton On Sea, England, United Kingdom

£10 or more

Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag

With every donation over £10, you can come and get a specially designed original Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag as a thank you for your help!

£15 or more

Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

Original Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag and with every pledge over £15, we will make a ‘Supporter Seagull’ with your name on it to hang in the bookshop to mark our appreciation

£20 or more

Caxton Gift Voucher #1

As a thank you for a twenty pound pledge, we are giving £10 vouchers to spend on any book or gift in store + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£25 or more

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Limited edition Mae Kandoo textile bookmark

The lovely Mae Kandoo is designing and making thirty limited edition textile bookmarks especially for the supporters of the Caxton campaign + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£30 or more

Caxton Gift Voucher #2

As a thank you for a thirty pound pledge, receive a £20 voucher to spend on any book or gift in store + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£35 or more

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Themed Christmas Book Gift #1

Sort your Christmas gift! Tell us a theme and we will choose and wrap 2 paperbacks together with a greetings card in a Caxton’s tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£45 or more

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New Member Book Club Membership

1 year’s membership to our book club for any new members – come along to our monthly book club where we discuss that month’s book over coffee and cake with a familiar group of friendly faces + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£50 or more

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Themed Christmas Book Gift #2

Sort your Christmas gift! Tell us a theme and we will choose and wrap 3 paperbacks together with two greetings cards in a Caxton’s tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£65 or more

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Cinema-on-Sea Season Ticket

Come along and enjoy our popular Cinema on Sea for a whole (10 month) season with a season ticket + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£75 or more

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Novel Formatting and Interior Book Design

Need some help for the final artistic hurdles for your published novel or memoir? Writer.support are offering a formatting and interior book design service (based on a selection from a number of design templates). For more information about formatting the interior of your book, see: http://writer.support/interior-design/

£150 or more

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Host your Book Club with Us!

We will be providing a great opportunity to host your book club in our shop! Host your book club event in our gallery space – we will provide coffee and cake or drinks and nibbles depending on preference, and choose your next book from our shelves as part of the package + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£250 or more

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Lifetime Cinema-on-Sea entry

Come along to our Cinema-on-Sea for life! For as long as we are able to run the cinema, you will have a lifetime season ticket to come along as you please + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£250 or more

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Perfect Booklover Christmas Gift #1

With this reward, you will receive a year’s supply of paperbacks, 1 each month carefully selected and curated by us for you or a loved one, gift wrapped to be collected or delivered + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£275 or more

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Tony Smith original artwork

Local artist Tony Smith has kindly donated a second beach theme landscape painting to the supporters of Caxton Books, which you can see displayed in our shop window + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£325 or more

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Perfect Booklover Christmas Gift #2

With this reward, you will receive a year’s supply of hardbacks, 1 each month carefully selected and curated by us for you or a loved one, gift wrapped to be collected or delivered + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£60 or more

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Writing Coaching Session with Anita Belli

Express yourself as a budding writer with a one to one coaching session. You can submit up to 3,000 words for short fiction, long fiction, memoir, or non-fiction writing. You will then receive a 30 minute Skype feedback, or face to face meeting if you are able to meet locally in Tendring. Kindly offered by Anita Belli – find out more on her website: www.anitabelli.com

£80 or more

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Be a Bookseller for a Day!

Unique experience to understand the joys of the bookselling world. Come and lend a hand in the shop – learn how to manage a bookshop and art gallery, serve and chat to customers and design your own shop window + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£100 or more

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Novel Appraisal Session from The Novel Makers

The Novel Makers are providing a taster session for aspiring writers, in which they will look at the first chapter of your novel, or the first 3,000 together with your synopsis. You will then receive a written appraisal of your work and a follow up 30-minute consultation. For more information, visit: http://thenovelmakers.com/mentoring-taster/

£120 or more

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Original painting by Tony Smith

Local artist Tony Smith has kindly donated one of his lovely seascape paintings, to give as a thank you for supporting Caxton Books & Gallery + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£150 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Morning with artist Ruth Carter

Spend the morning with artist and jeweller Ruth Carter - learn how she creates her pieces and have her make a customised item of jewellery for you! + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£200 or more

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Coffee and Cake with Lesley Kara (The Rumour)

Special opportunity for book lovers or writers – have coffee and cake for you and 2 friends with one of our authors to discuss their book, learn more about the writing and publishing process, or just have a chat! + Caxton Crowd Funder tote bag each + Supporter Seagull

£225 or more

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Sarah Milne Mixed Media Original

Local artist and curator of Flatford National Trust exhibitions Sarah Milne has donated one of her wonderful landscape paintings to thank supporters of Caxtons - see it displayed in the shop window!

£235 or more

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Frinton Literary Festival VIP ticket bundle

Exclusive opportunity to get a season ticket to next year’s Frinton Literary Festival! We will provide tickets for all events during the festival for 2 people, which includes seats at the top table at the lunch and the tea so you can meet the speakers + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£300 or more

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Original Dawn Hall landscape painting

Popular local artist Dawn Hall has kindly donated an original landscape painting to the supporters of Caxtons. Come along and see the painting displayed in our shop window! + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£300 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Willow Garden Sculpture

Beautiful original willow garden sculpture, hand-made and kindly donated by Beverley Jenkins: “Simply Twisted” + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£350 or more

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Novel Appraisal - Gerald Hornsby, The Novel Makers

For fledgling authors, Gerald Hornsby from the Novel Makers is offering a written appraisal of your novel (up to 30,000), including the synopsis and covering letter if required! A valuable resource for early stage aspiring novelists. For more information about a novel appraisal, visit http://thenovelmakers.com/manuscript-appraisals-2/

£600 or more

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Original watercolour by Simon Carter

Local and nationally recognised artist Simon Carter has kindly donated a beautiful watercolour painting to the supporters of Caxtons - see the picture at the end of the description on our project page! + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£650 or more

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Studio Day at BBC Radio 4 starring Toby Jones

We are delighted to offer this unique opportunity to head to BBC Radio 4! Observe the recording of the ongoing BBC Radio 4 criminal drama ‘The Corrupted’ starring actor Toby Jones Many thanks to Clive Brill for providing us this exciting reward + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

£700 or more

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A day in the studio with Richard Wilson

With many thanks to Frinton Summer theatre's Clive Brill, we are thrilled to offer the one-off opportunity to meet Richard Wilson. Join him for a day in the recording studio, experience the creative process behind radio and watch him record a new radio play called "Believe It", due to be recorded in the spring + Caxton’s Crowd Funder tote bag + Supporter Seagull

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