Help Mac Arts Venue survive Covid -19

by The Mac Arts Team in Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom

Help Mac Arts Venue survive Covid -19

Total raised £6,070

raised so far

+ est. £1184.25 Gift Aid



Help Mac Arts survive the Covid-19 shutdown

by The Mac Arts Team in Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 26th May 2020 we'd raised £5,870 with 203 supporters in 42 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

 New stretch target

Strengthen our future

Mac Arts & Covid-19

Like all other independent venues, we have temporarily closed the doors of Mac Arts to protect our staff, volunteers, customers and artists from Covid-19. 

Our focus is now on securing the future of the venue. Mac Arts is a charity, and unfortunately we have no reserves to fall back on or other backing to turn to. We are optimistic that some financial support will be made available but, in the meantime, we urgently need to try to cover basic running costs ourselves. 

With this in mind we are looking for support to raise some funds to ensure our survival whilst we remain closed. 

Mac Arts has made huge progress in the last few years to promote the arts in Galashiels, and we now have a significant footprint in the Borders’ community and beyond. We have a large and varied selection of wonderful people who regularly attend our events, subscribe to our mailing list and offer their time as volunteers – this is hugely encouraging and we hope there is a lot of goodwill for us to hang on in there. 

What can you do to help?

If you want to play a part in safeguarding the future of Mac Arts, we would be very grateful if you could contribute what you can to our fund. 

Every single penny will go to ensuring we can survive this unpredictable time - no matter how big or small a donation you can afford - you can help! 

Look after yourselves and we will see you soon! 

Thank you, 

The Duncan Mackinnon Music and Arts Trust Team

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£18 or more

End of lockdown gig

Buy a ticket for the biggest party Mac Arts is ever going to throw and help us get through COVID-19. The date will be arranged as soon as we know the lockdown is over but the good news is that bands are already asking to play

£5 or more

£5 or more

If you don't fancy the end of lockdown party but still want to help you can still donate whatever you want. Every small amount help

£15 or more

End of lockdown funk/soul/disco night

At the end of lockdown we know you will all want to party, so dust off your dancing shoes and get a ticket for the hottest funk/soul/disco night in Scotland. Featuring sets from our favourite Mac Arts guest DJs. Date to be confirmed

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