Save The Bean

by James Gardener in Durham, County Durham, United Kingdom

Save The Bean
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On 12th July 2022 we successfully raised £10,610 with 187 supporters in 28 days

Save the heart of the local community! beanSOCIAL is a popular independent coffee house based in Durham City Centre facing imminent closure

by James Gardener in Durham, County Durham, United Kingdom

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Jon Pollock 7th July 2022

Only visited the once but it is clear that the Bean Social team have created something special and very unique to the area. In an age where takeaway coffee is dominated by faceless, soulless, tasteless corporation coffee it's a crying shame to see somewhere, which cares about its coffee and its customers in equal measure like the Bean struggle. Pleasure to contribute to a worthwhile cause. Viva La Bean!

Claire Sewell 5th July 2022

The space you have created is wonderful. I have enjoyed visiting the café since before you moved to North Road. I have seen it when it's busy and the atmosphere vibrant and seen it in those quieter, calmer moments. Fingers crossed 🤞 for Team Bean. The café is an asset to Durham and can't be allowed to disappear. See you soon for a coffee!

John Ristway 5th July 2022

Wishing the Bean lots of luck in reaching its target to save the cafe! Have loved sitting in the secret garden. At times I would have been completely lost without the cafe! Thank you for being there!


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The Beanie Selfie

Get a selfie with Durham's own rascal Beanie, an A6 art postcard, and your name on the 'Wall of Fame'!

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The Wall

Get your name in the cafe forever on the 'Wall of Fame'!

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The Hot Coffee

Get a coffee on the house, an A6 art postcard, and your name on the 'Wall of Fame'!

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The crisp HIGH FIVE!

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