Do you have General Election fatigue - already? mardyarts are adding a little colour to the up and coming 2019 General Election by throwing Queenie Tea into the political cake mix.
As the curtains are drawing in and the smell of bonfires fill our nostrils, Queenie Tea is holding off from heading to warmer climes beneath the towels in the airing cupboard to prepare for her Tea Party, to be held on the auspicious date of the 12th December 2019.
Unbeknown to her, the satirical tricksters, Sally Boon and Neil Broughton have signed her up to stand for parliament as the sole member of the Queenie Tea’s Party. Be ready for a heady mix of word play, puns and absurdism, over the next few weeks.
mardyarts are seeking contributions to Queenie Tea's Campaign Kitty.
Queenie has submitted a completed set of nomination forms together with a deposit of £500 to the (Acting) Returning Officer on the deadline day for nominations (14th November). She was slightly shy of the £500 fee, having only brought £3.60 of 20p’s with her, so mardyarts cobbled together the outstanding monies. She's worth it.
Can you help Queenie Tea raise an additional £500.00 towards the marketing of her campaign. The money raised will pay for the printing of a leaflet that will be mail-dropped by Royal Mail (free of charge), to all constituents of Loughborough.
- Queenie Tea is apolitical.
- Queenie Tea is a piece of hauntological art.
- mardyarts aims to join the time honoured tradition of satirical candidates standing in General Elections and to create a bit of fun!
- Queenie’s aim is to raise awareness of The Tea Party she will be holding on the 12th of December. Tickets will be available soon; prices, times and venue yet to be confirmed.
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Donations of any amount are welcome - Queenie Tea is particularly fond of 20p donations or £5 plus a pound for those of you who are feeling flush.
If you are kind enough to donate more than £50 to Queenie’s campaign, your name and address will be checked against the electoral register to ensure that you are eligible to donate. Your name, but not your address, will be made available by the Electoral Commission on request after the election.
Queenie is NOT able to accept donations of more than £50 from individuals who are not on the electoral register
Mardy Arts and/or Queenie Tea may, (although it is very unlikely), contact you using the information you supply. Donations to meet the costs of candidate election expenses are regulated by the Representation of the People Act 1983. By making a donation to this campaign you understand and accept the following:
- If you are making a donation of more than £50, checks will be made to ensure your name is included on a UK electoral register (excluding the Isle of Man and Channel Islands). Your name and the amount you have donated will be included in the candidate return submitted after the election. This information will be available for public inspection on request, although your home address will not be made public. The money you use to make a donation must be from your own funds. This donation facility is provided for individuals to make donations to Queenie Tea’s Campaign Kitty.
Promoter: mardyarts (Sally Boon and Neil Broughton) 15 Holbein Close, Loughborough, LE11 1PS.