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Help Keep Our Choir of Refugees & Friends Singing!

by Citizens of the World Choir in London, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 18th January 2021 we successfully raised £15,050 with 172 supporters in 69 days

We’re a choir of refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and friends, determined to keep singing & recording together through Covid-19 and beyond

by Citizens of the World Choir in London, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding
Aviva Community Fund logo

Aviva Community Fund has provided £550 of funding

The Aviva Community Fund is backing the clever ideas that move communities forward and we are proud that our people supported this project in round four 2020.

Mayor's Back to Business Fund logo

Mayor's Back to Business Fund has provided £5,000 of funding

This fund provides support for small businesses to survive through COVID-19 and adapt to do business through London’s recovery.

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S Banbury pledged £20

20th December 2020 at 11:48am

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twriteragain pledged £30

16th December 2020 at 10:13pm

twriteragain has also backed 2 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £38

16th December 2020 at 8:39pm

Emma Tropman pledged £10

16th December 2020 at 8:27pm

Emma Tropman has also backed 2 other projects

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Sarah Beach pledged £50

16th December 2020 at 8:24pm

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Sharon Mann pledged £20

16th December 2020 at 8:05pm

Joseph Winer pledged £5

16th December 2020 at 7:10pm

Joseph Winer has also backed 2 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £135

16th December 2020 at 6:44pm

Rachel Hattingh pledged £225

16th December 2020 at 6:14pm

Rachel Hattingh has also backed 1 other project

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John Ogden pledged £100

16th December 2020 at 4:11pm

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Anonymous pledged £30

16th December 2020 at 3:16pm

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1637inc pledged £10

16th December 2020 at 1:13pm

1637inc has also backed 1 other project

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Anonymous pledged £15

16th December 2020 at 11:59am

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Anonymous pledged £10

16th December 2020 at 11:56am

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Martyn & Sue Dell pledged £100

16th December 2020 at 11:02am

Martyn & Sue Dell has also backed 3 other projects

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Margaret Woods pledged £10

16th December 2020 at 10:54am

Margaret Woods has also backed 1 other project

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Hannah McPake pledged £10

16th December 2020 at 10:43am

Hannah McPake has also backed 1 other project

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Anonymous pledged £5

16th December 2020 at 10:12am

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ANDREA MILES pledged £40

15th December 2020 at 4:48pm

ANDREA MILES has also backed 7 other projects

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T J Matthews pledged £300

15th December 2020 at 3:33pm

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£15 or more

15 of 100 claimed

Choir Hand-designed Greetings Cards

Spread the choir’s message of joy by sending festive greetings with these unique hand-designed cards featuring artwork by choir members (pack of 3). These will be sent out by 14th December so in time for Christmas posting.

£20 or more

21 of 50 claimed

Choir Hand-designed Poetry Tea Towel

Many of our choir members are wordsmiths, so keep a piece of art in your kitchen by purchasing an especially-designed tea-towel showcasing the uplifting and hopeful poetry of one of our choir members. (Delivered within 4-6 weeks of the donation being made)

£25 or more

6 of 50 claimed

Choir Happy Campers Mug

You can’t get one of these anywhere else! A sturdy last-forever enamel mug emblazoned with the choir logo - so you can show off about your support and declare yourself a true Citizen of the World. (Delivered within 4-6 weeks of the donation being made)

£40 or more

6 of 50 claimed

Citizen of the World Kitchen Pack

Brighten up your kitchen - or your glamping travels - with our unique Happy Camper enamel Mug and Poetry Teatowel in a reduced-price art deal!

£50 or more

10 of 100 claimed

See Your Name on Our Beautiful EP Artwork

Want to be part of something amazing? See your name appear on the beautiful artwork for our upcoming EP of our own original music! For this generous donation, you’ll get a credit on the digital EP artwork, a copy of which will be sent to you to accompany our Spotify release in Summer next year.

£75 or more

2 of 20 claimed

Personalised Blessing from Lord Roger Roberts

Any families unable to be together this year, or visit loved ones over Christmas? Have a special personal blessing recorded for you and your family especially by Founder of Citizens of the World Choir, Methodist minister, and Lib Dem peer Lord Roger Roberts of Llandudno. (To be recorded and sent as a digital message by 23rd December).

£125 or more

2 of 20 claimed

Intro to the London Contemporary Piano School

Looking to (re)discover your inner musical genius? Give your musicianship a boost with ONE WHOLE MONTH of access to world-class piano coaching - including a 1-on-1 hour long session with a LCPS tutor and 4 weekly seminars courtesy of our very own pianist and composer, Tom Donald, founder of the LCPS! Perfect for treating yourself or a loved one interested in piano!

£200 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Portrait Session with photographer Rachel Otterway

COTW Associate Rachel Otterway’s photos are never short of breathtaking. She captures moments with grace and beauty - and for £200, she’ll take your portrait. A 30 minute session - perfect for headshots or family portraits, to treat yourself or loved ones. (Email voucher, to be claimed and arranged by mutual convenience by end of June 2021 - London only).

£250 or more

1 of 5 claimed

COTW Patron Emily Watson OBE Performs Just For You

Want to hear Bafta-winning, Oscar-nominated actress and Choir Patron Emily Watson OBE perform JUST FOR YOU? Receive a personal thanks & professional video recording of one of Britain’s favourite actresses performing a poem or reading of your choice - even something you've written yourself! Why not surprise a loved one on a special day such as a birthday or wedding with this thoughtful gift. (T&Cs apply: to be delivered by June 2021)

£250 or more

2 of 5 claimed

Choir Patron Ian Shaw Performs Just For You

What’s your favourite song? Internationally acclaimed jazz legend Ian Shaw will PERSONALLY record it for you in his own very special style: nobody else will have this exclusive version! Enjoy your very own bespoke performance, including a personalised thank you from Ian on behalf of the choir. This gift is perfect for treating yourself, loved ones, or clubbing together with friends for a virtual concert. (T&Cs apply: to be delivered by June 2021)

£500 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Mentor session with Basement Jaxx's Felix Buxton

WOW! An exclusive chance to talk music making, song writing, and artistic development with one of the UK's leading composers and most visionary music producers - an opportunity not to be missed! Grab this chance, whether you’re a fan or music-maker yourself - or splash out to treat a loved one to help follow their dream. Two hour session. (Email voucher, to be claimed and arranged by mutual convenience by March 2021)

£500 or more

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World class piano concert streamed to your home!

Renowned film composer and Citizens of the World Associate Musical Director Tom Donald will perform a 40 minute set JUST FOR YOU - he’ll even take requests. Perfect for you, your family and friends to enjoy in digital or in-person gatherings, (subject to date availability) and other get-togethers! (You will receive a voucher, to be claimed and arranged by mutual convenience by end of June 2021)

£1,000 or more

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Exclusive Choir Recording Just For You

If you’re in a position to support us at this highest level, we will arrange, learn, sing and record a song of your choice, especially for you, along with personal greetings and thank yous from our Choir members. (You will receive a voucher, to be claimed and arranged by mutual convenience by end of June 2021)

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