Save the Picturedrome

by The Picturedrome in Northampton, England, United Kingdom

Save the Picturedrome

£13,126

raised so far

462

supporters

Protecting the future of The Picturedrome, Northampton. a venue that is loved by many musicians, DJs, visitors and the local community.

by The Picturedrome in Northampton, England, United Kingdom

We're still collecting donations

On the 6th July 2020 we'd raised £13,126 with 462 supporters in 28 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.

We are The Picturedrome, Northampton. On November 1st 2018 the venue was purchased by two local people who wanted a chance to run their own business, Chris D'alessio and Suzy Keeping, through a management buyout.

Until the COVID-19 outbreak, the venue was buzzing with live music, DJs, themed nights and family friendly cinema as well as superb food and drink, providing a fantastic experience to all who walked through its doors.

As many of our supporters and friends know, using a crowdfunding initiative was one of the last things we wanted to have to rely on, we hoped that the government support alone would help see us through. However, as time goes on, it is clear we need to call upon those who support us, to help the venue survive this emergency.

With our stock waste alone coming in over £12k, it has become very clear recently that music venues are going to be one of the last businesses able to reopen and the possible restrictions that come with it could be severely damaging to the long-term future of the venue. As it stands, we will not be able to make it past late July without your help and support!

We have been overwhelmed by the messages of support we have received throughout the lockdown and it is good to know that we are in your thoughts...

How can you help?

We would ask you to take a look at some of our fundraising initiatives and give whatever you can. Our belief is that the venue is an important cultural hub for local people and emerging artists, and that we constantly punch above our weight for the size and location of the venue. We have tried to make the initiatives interesting and be packages that people will be able to enjoy when you are back with us.

We hope to be able to welcome you back to The Picturedrome really soon so that we can all enjoy our fantastic local DJs, bands, silent discos, comedy nights, cinema evenings, International rugby and football, salsa dancing, vintage rock and roll teadances, food and drink and much more!

Anything we raise over our target will go towards supporting our staff and sound engineers in the near future.

We ask project owners to honour their rewards wherever possible but please note that all pledges are donations and there is no guarantee that you will receive any rewards from the project owner. Please see our Terms of Use for more information regarding rewards for pledges.

Rewards

This project offered rewards

£500 or more

Annual Pass

Free entry to any Picturedrome event for one person for one whole year (staring from when we re open, terms and conditions apply)

£5 or more

Virtual Pint

Buy yourself a virtual pint, the best the internet can provide!

£10 or more

Virtual Entry

Congrats, you’ve paid your entry for a virtual night out with us, put your headphones on at home and pretend you're at the picturedrome watching one of your favourite bands…its almost the same right…. Okay but we cant offer you much else right now!

£50 or more

Text Fastrak

On your next night out at The Picturedrome receive a exclusive number which you can text your drinks orders to all night - then just collect your drinks from a pre-arranged area - no more queuing at the bar!

£100 or more

Guestlist

Free entry to any FIVE Picturedrome shows for two guests.

£250 or more

6 month pass

Free entry to any Picturedrome event for one person for 6 months (starting from when we re open, terms and conditions apply)

£1,000 or more

Name the Mezzanine

If you're a fan of the Picturedrome you will be familiar with our fantastic mezzanine area that sits above the crowd with the best view of the stage. We are giving you the chance to have this area named after yourself for years to come, this will be fitted with a plaque when we re open. (Terms and conditions apply)

£3,000 or more

Name the Stage

If you're a fan of the Picturedrome you will be familiar with our amazing main stage. We are giving you the chance to have this named after yourself for years to come, this will be fitted with a plaque when we re-open. (Terms and conditions apply)

£300 or more

Private Hire

Need to host a party? Donate £300 and get your next private hire booked in free of charge (Includes room hire, DJ and staffing costs)

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