GO! Palace Theatre Plymouth: Let there be light

by gopalaceplymouth in Union Street

We did it
On 1st October 2015 we successfully raised £16,878 with 451 supporters in 42 days

The Charity GO! are restoring the Palace Theatre & are raising funds for the first phase lighting and wiring for its first Christmas concert

by gopalaceplymouth in Union Street

Palace Theatre Crowdfunder update 4th September 2015

We want to say a huge thank you to all those who have donated to the Palace Theatre ‘Let there be Light’ Crowdfunder already – we are pleased to announce the campaign has now reached 25% of its target and raised over £4000 which is great news! With renovations well underway, we here at GO! Palace Plymouth are well on track for hosting the first live musical performance in over 3 decades. We do still need your help though, we are calling on people to keep this crowdfunder alive and help us reach our target.

What can I do now?

Could you Right click the image below, save it and share it on your social media page? Copy/pasting the text: Please share, let’s get everyone involved in supporting the restoration of the Palace Theatre in Plymouth! Let’s make this happen, find out more and make a pledge at ‪http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/gopalaceplymouth/ …

Crowdfunder get involved image - please share this image in Plymouth

Not on social media? We also have some beautiful new crowdfunding posters, if you could display one of these at home, at work, at college or similar please get in touch and we will post one to you. Just email us at  contact@greatopportunities.org.uk

What progress has happened this week?

We have had so many volunteers on site this week who have all done a fantastic job of clearing all the rubble behind the stage area. This is getting ready to house the choir and orchestra in December. Take a look at the great progress in the image below where volunteers have removed all the rubble behind the stage, cleared a huge area, removed a big concrete block and are working hard getting the theatre ready for our Christmas musicians:

The back of the stage at the Palace theatre cleared of rubble image

 

A huge thanks

Without the help of our dedicate volunteers, team and people supporting us none of this would be possible. So we want to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to everyone who is making this project happen. Here is a photo of some of our team and volunteers on site on Thursday 3rd September:

Some of the GO! Palace theatre team working hard clearing rubble image

The restoration of the Palace Theatre is incredibly important, not just to save the building but as an integral part of the regeneration of Union Street and the local area. We want to get everyone involved and be a part of this exciting project. We are blown away by the love for this iconic building in Union Street, so thank you to all of you for your support!

Find out more about the crowdfunder at: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/gopalaceplymouth

Visit the GO! Palace Website at: www.gopalaceplymouth.com

Email the team at: contact@greatopportunities.org.uk

GO! (Great Opportunities) Together is a charity registered in England in Wales charity no: 1159406


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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

A thank you and adding your name to the wall of fame in the theatre.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

A thank you and adding your name to our wall of fame in the theatre, plus a thank you postcard of the Palace Theatre.

£20 or more

36 of 100 claimed

£20 Reward

A local artist Sarah Smalldon has sketched a unique drawing of the PALACE THEATRE STAIRCASE. Receive your own personal A5 Limited edition printed copy (printed onto 170grm bond) which will be signed by Sarah Smalldon and posted out to you. Your chance to own this unique piece of art and sketch of the iconic Palace Theatre staircase. Plus a surprise bonus gift will be posted out to you.

£20 or more

50 of 100 claimed

£20 Reward

A local artist Sarah Smalldon has sketched a unique drawing of the OUTSIDE OF THE PALACE THEATRE. Receive your own personal A5 Limited edition printed copy (printed onto 170grm bond) which will be signed by Sarah Smalldon and posted out to you. Your chance to own this unique piece of art, of the iconic Palace Theatre staircase. Plus a surprise bonus gift will be posted out to you.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

A huge thank you from us, and a tour of the Palace Theatre for up to 4 people arranged with our team. Plus your name added to the tunnel of fame and a postcard sent to you.

£40 or more

£40 Reward

A huge thank you from the team, a tour for up to 6 people with your photo of the tour taken and displayed on our page. Your name will also be added to our wall of fame and you will receive a postcard of the theatre.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A huge thank you from our team, plus a VIP extended visit to the Palace Theatre to include a visitor pack, photographs of your tour for up to 6 people and see some of the 'off the beaten track' areas of the Palace with a guided history notes. High vis and hard hat provided. Plus a framed photograph of the Palace. Your name will also be added to our wall of fame.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A thank you and a special crystal limited edition engraved paperweight of the Palace theatre and Supporter pack. Your name will also be added to our wall of fame. VIP tour on request.

£140 or more

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£140 Reward

An overnight stay in a four poster room for 2 people at 'The New Continental Hotel' with a private VIP tour of the Palace Theatre in Plymouth - find out about the progress, work going on and meet the team in the fantastic overnight stay donated by the hotel. Overnight stay is valid from October 2015 - March 2015 subject to normal T&Cs, availability and also avoiding Valentines day. This is a LIMITED REWARD (only 2 available so snap this fantastic deal up while it is still available).

£150 or more

£150 Reward

A thank you and your logo included on our website and printed media + a box of 24 Mr Buns cupcakes delivery to an address of your choice (delivery within Plymouth only)! Your name will also be added to our wall of fame and VIP tour available on request.

£200 or more

£200 Reward

A huge thank you from us and a limited edition framed photograph of the palace theatre by photographer Allan Jones. Plus your name/logo added to the theatre wall of fame. Optional VIP tour on request.

£250 or more

£250 Reward

A huge thank you and half a day hire of palace theatre when it is ready for use, for a special event, exhibition or a private group introduction tour with presentation and Palace Theatre goody bag. Your logo included on our printed sponsors page and printed media.

£500 or more

£500 Reward

A huge thank you and a full day and evening hire (including weekends) of the Palace Theatre when it is ready for use. Your logo added as a sponsor to our website front page, included on printed media plus VIP invitation to exclusive events at the Palace. A private group visit and presentation of the work on site and a chance to meet the team. Plus your advertising available at future events and visible throughout the restoration build. Your name included on a plaque in the main theatre entrance hall as a sponsor or supporter. Limited edition crystal Palace Theatre paper weight (delivery address required for paperweight). Your name will also be added to our wall of fame.

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

A huge thank you and 3 day and evening hire (including weekends) of the Palace Theatre when it is ready for use. Your logo added as a main sponsor on our website front page and included on printed media and on the front of the building during the restoration. Plus VIP invitation to exclusive events at the Palace. Your name included on a plaque in the main theatre entrance hall as a gold sponsor or supporter. A private group visit and presentation of the work on site and a chance to meet the team. Plus your advertising available at future events and visible throughout the restoration build. Limited edition crystal Palace Theatre paper weight (delivery address required for paperweight) and personalised framed sponsorship certificate. Your name will also be added to our wall of fame.


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