Dorset Artists' Emergency Fund

by b-side CIC in Portland, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 30th July 2020 we successfully raised £19,095 with 120 supporters in 73 days

With events cancelled, venues closed and public gatherings restricted many Artists in Dorset/BCP can't work and urgently need our support.

by b-side CIC in Portland, England, United Kingdom

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Gill Horitz 3rd July 2020

Supporting this cause because: ‘There it is. Art. The way out. The escape. You sense already that it’s waiting, with its irresistible attractions and challenges, the stuff among which, it turns out, you will go on to spend your whole life’ David Hare

Tony Horitz 3rd July 2020

"Art makes something happen in a way that makes something happen" (Ali Smith) "If we don't develop people's imagination, how do we expect them to learn how to think?" (Baronness Mary Warnock)

kazworks 1st July 2020

I am an artist, semi retired, and not in need of funds. So very glad to help - preferably performers, but anyone in need. My heart goes out to you.

Katy Limmer 12th June 2020

I don't live in Dorset but realised how many of these events I have been to, or had bought tickets for that now can't happen. Want to ensure this is all there for everyone when we get back to some form of new situation.

clairehodgson 11th June 2020

Artists create all the things that make life worth living - music , poetry , books , dance , theatre and circus ... Go well fellow artists in this time . Solidarity

Erin Richards 31st May 2020

Artists of all kinds bring so much light, laughter and vibrancy to our normal day to day, let's keep the creative arts alive and support those artists! This is a brilliant cause!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£10 or more

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b-side bag

Nab yourself a b-side tote bag, wear it with pride, and know that you’re supporting local artists.

£20 or more

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'Black Bay' CD by Far Flung Collective

(2020) Far Flung Collective create beautiful new music inspired by the landscapes of Dorset and the Scottish Outer Hebrides, featuring acclaimed musicians from each area.

£20 or more

2 of 5 claimed

'Far Flung Corners' CD by Far Flung Collective

(2017) Far Flung Collective create beautiful new music inspired by the landscapes of Dorset and the Scottish Outer Hebrides, featuring acclaimed musicians from each area.

£20 or more

A3 print of an Inside Out Dorset Artwork

A3 photographic print (unframed) of an Inside Out Dorset artwork by Tony Gill. Artworks include: Remnant Ecologies by Jony Easterby, The White Hare by Sarah Butterworth, Cloudscapes by Lorna Rees and Soaring Sky by Arbonauts.

£30 or more

1 of 2 claimed

Party hosted by 2 Clowns

Attend a zoom party for you and up to 5 friends. Your hosts are Molly & Eilís and they've been planning this party for you for a very long time.

£30 or more

A3 canvas of an Inside Out Dorset Artwork

A3 photo on canvas (ready to hang) of an Inside Out Dorset artwork - photography by Tony Gill. Artworks include: Remnant Ecologies by Jony Easterby, The White Hare by Sarah Butterworth, Cloudscapes by Lorna Rees and Soaring Sky by Arbonauts.

£50 or more

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Behind the Scenes at Inside Out Dorset 2021

Activate (Producers of Inside Out Dorset) invite you to go behind the scenes, meet some of the incredible artists performing, chat with festival Artistic Directors Kate Wood and Bill Gee, with a meal for up to 4 people, and see how our festival comes together.

£50 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Virtual Cabaret Night with Extraordinary Bodies

You're invited to Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists' Cabaret Night. Watch a live and digital selection of performances by the cohort via Zoom. They might even share some material from their new show 'Til We Win'!

£250 or more

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Exclusive curator-led tour of b-side festival 2021

An exclusive tour of b-side festival (11 - 19 Sept 2021) for up to 3 people. This tour will be led by the curator(s) of b-side.

£500 or more

Support an Artist

We're giving out grants of £500 to artists in urgent financial need. Your reward will be knowing that you've directly supported an Artist in their time of need. We'll also let give you an overview of how you helped.

£10 or more

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A b-side bag & voucher

Nab yourself a b-side tote bag and a voucher to one of festival events in September 2021.

£20 or more

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2 x tickets to an Artsreach performance 2021

2 x Artsreach tickets & a tote bag! Attend any Artsreach performance in 2021 (subject to availability).

£40 or more

4 of 4 claimed

Film Club Member - Lighthouse, Poole

Become a Film Club member at Lighthouse, Poole. It includes: • 4 free tickets (terms and conditions apply) • Discounted member ticket price • Access to your complimentary tickets and discounts online • Print at home (or to your phone) tickets at no extra charge • No booking fee Membership Period: 1 year

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