Forest Hill Library Launch Fund

by v22libraries in London, England, United Kingdom

Forest Hill Library Launch Fund
We did it
On 28th November 2016 we successfully raised £10,310 with 203 supporters in 56 days

Forest Hill Library is offering great rewards for backing this exceptional local hub. We need your help to maintain this community resource.

by v22libraries in London, England, United Kingdom

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

A great big thank you! All help is appreciated, all funds will be employed and nothing wasted.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Not only a thank you, but also a postcard from us to you. The postcards will be one of a special edition of postcards featuring the Alex Foster illustration of the library.

£16 or more

£16 Reward

A Forest Hill Traders' Association shopping bag for life. Lightweight durable bag with four colour FHTA print for shopping in style.

£20 or more

27 of 24 claimed

£20 Reward

An Archie Parker coffee lovers Christmas Pack - A 250g bag of finest coffee beans (or ground coffee), a pack of home made crystallised ginger dark chocolates, and a pack of tree-decoration biscuits, that can be used to decorate your home and then eat - or just eat!

£22 or more

2 of 20 claimed

£22 Reward

A signed photo of Poppy Drayton, star of upcoming Hollywood film A Little Mermaid, co-starring Shirley MacLaine, and smash US series The Shannara Chronicles.

£25 or more

9 of 30 claimed

£25 Reward

A ticket to the Forest Hill Library Christmas party on December 10th. An evening of celebration and festive fun to be held across the Library and Louise House, with a stand-up buffet, champagne reception, live music, gin bar, and auction of some fantastic items from the worlds of literature, art, food and sport, run by toastmaster James Hasler.

£32 or more

11 of 10 claimed

£32 Reward

A pair of exclusive Forest Hill Gin Club branded copa de balón glasses. These are a large, balloon-shaped, stemmed glass, if you've been to a Gin Club event before you will have had your G&T served in one. When filled with large ice cubes, this style of glass keeps your drink cold right to the end without diluting your gin too much. The shape of glass brings out the aromas of the botanicals in the gin.

£35 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£35 Reward

Years subscription to Literary Review magazine. Get 11 issues of Literary Review delivered to your door plus full digital access via their website and app. 'Literary Review covers all the latest books each month, ranging from history and biography to memoir and fiction. Each issue contains sixty-four pages of reviews from some of the leading authors, journalists, academics and thinkers in Britain in a variety of fields. It aims to reach a wide audience of readers who enjoy intelligent and accessible writing.' U.K residents only,

£39 or more

45 of 45 claimed

£39 Reward

A limited edition signed print of the Library (featured on this page and all our social media accounts) by renowned illustrator Alex Foster. Each print will be numbered as part of a limited edition of just 50 prints and framed in a white surround. Alex Foster's work has been featured in The Guardian, The Independent and on ITV's This Morning show, in 2015 he won a World Illustration Award. Alex has worked with clients across the world including Roald Dahl, American Express, Expedia, Anorak Magazine and Hallmark/M&S cards, as well as Illustrated area maps and posters displayed on the South Bank and London Underground. His fabulous illustration of the library is a real collectors item.

£40 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£40 Reward

A 3 course meal with a bottle of house wine for 2 people at The Perryvale. .

£50 or more

£50 Reward

This is simply for those who wish to donate towards the library, and of course, we are very grateful to anyone who does. Thank you

£85 or more

1 of 8 claimed

£85 Reward

Four Tickets for the Christmas Party on December 10th - same details as for the single tickets (above) but with a discount for a booking of four tickets!

£175 or more

0 of 4 claimed

£175 Reward

Sugar Mountain Hire for Kids Party. Sugar Mountain sweet shop on Dartmouth Road is the perfect venue for a kids party - this is a great way to book the venue (during usual shop closed hours) for two hours, suitable for up to 12 kids. Offer includes sweetie cones for the kids to take home & sweeties during the party.

£250 or more

£250 Reward

Bespoke Photography Training Package with John Russell. 4 hours minimum one-to-one tuition and more - the course would offer an initial consultation, planning, classroom and practical tuition and follow up, packaged to suit. John is a local resident and a member of the Forest Hill Library Management Board. John has over ten years experience as a freelance professional photographer specialising in political photography, event photography, charity commissions and landscapes. John was employed by Total Politics Magazine for 3 years as their in-house photographer doing the events pages each month, covering Parliamentary events and news. His photographs have been published in a number of publications including the BBC, The Guardian, Jazzwise Magazine, Progress Magazine, Moderngov Magazine, Liberal Democrat News and by the London Wildlife Trust. Aimed at anyone with more than a passing passion for photography who wants to developed their technical skills, practice or to further develop or specialise in their work. N.B. It is essential that you have your own camera for this course but John's equipment will also be available. Further details available upon request.

£300 or more

£300 Reward

Library Patron - Library Patron's will really help back our community library. Your name will go onto a dedicated tile on our patron's wall, a permanent fixture within the library. Patron's will also receive full membership to the 'Freinds of Forest Hill Library' scheme and receive a discount card for the 2016/17 year (or the following year if they have already joined this year) - details of which can be found on the web site.

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

Corporate Sponsor - As well as a dedicated tile on our Patron's wall, you or your company will also receive two tickets to the Christmas Party, and a free quarter page advert in each library newsletter for throughout 2017, a regular support from our social media campaigns and, of course, our eternal thanks, this kind of donation really makes a difference to how we can run the library.

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