Streatham Space Project

by Streatham Space Project in London, Greater London, England

A brand new live performance venue in Streatham for music, comedy & theatre - a place for our neighbourhood to come together and be inspired

by Streatham Space Project in London, Greater London, England

We did it
On 14th December 2017 we successfully raised £26,554 with 428 supporters in 43 days

What is it?

Streatham Space Project will be a brand new purpose-built live performance venue and creative space, opening in March 2018. There will be theatre, music and comedy as well as activities for families, creative classes and workshops.

There will be:
- A 120 seat auditorium
- A workshop & rehearsal room
- A meeting room
- A café &  bar

We want to make a venue that reaches all corners of our neighbourhood, bringing it together to do and experience creative things - as well as drawing people to the area from across London to see the best new talent.

We need your help and donations to get our charity up and running - please support us and make this a reality!

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Why?

Streatham Space Project is a registered charity (no. 1172475) set up to put on great shows, make them accessible, and use them to bring people together.

Streatham is our home and we love it – but it needs a creative headquarters. We will be a venue that hosts top-class performers, showcases the best south London talent, and shares it with our neighbourhood. We also want people to use creative activities as a way to meet and mix.

With a fast turnover of inhabitants like many parts of London, Streatham could very easily become a commuting suburb for central London. We know that art, culture and live performance can be used to keep hold of and grow our neighbourhood’s spirit, attracting people from across London to us to enjoy great shows in Streatham.


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What will be on?

We'll be championing up-and-coming talent in music, theatre and comedy, as well as putting on workshops, running activities for families and outreach programmes.

Our programme will be split into strands to help you choose what suits you best:

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What Will the Money Be Spent On?

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So far, we've managed to secure a 25 year rent free lease on the building (take a look at our site tour video below) and equipment including theatre lighting, sound, staging and projection . Now we need your help to get us over the line and make this project a real success.


Design
We want to make this venue an inspiring place to be from the moment you walk in. As well as comfy furniture, if we reach our target we can add colour and functionality to our cafe, bar and activity rooms.

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Tech
To make your experience as smooth as possible, we need some kit to get us up and running - high speed internet, a smooth bar till system and extra operational equipment to ensure that when you visit, everything just works.

Project Management
The Streatham Space Project team and their charity trustees have been working voluntarily for 18 months - to get this started we need a small amount of front-loaded project management to let us focus on bringing you the best venue possible.

Artist's Fees
We want to commission artists so that the venue inspires from the moment it opens. We're working on projects to commission artists and designers to make pieces of art based on stories from our neighbourhood. We also want to employ some scenic artists to add a touch of spice to the venue.

Overheads
Of course a small amount of this money will also be spent on keeping the lights on and the kettle boiled while we pull all this together. Without this none of the rest of our work can happen - thanks for your support!

Rewards

We need your help to make this happen - if you can volunteer time or expertise please email hello@streathamspaceproject.co.uk

We also need donations of money to get us started - any support you can give will be gratefully received.

You can make a straight donation or choose to pick one of the brilliant rewards that we've put together as a thank you for your support. Here are some images but make sure you check out the reward boxes down the right hand side of this page!

Thanks,

The Streatham Space Project Team

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Streatham Space Project Merchandise

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The Great Gatsby Tickets and Champagne Offer

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Streatham Space Project Membership and Advanced Ticket Discounts

As well as...

- ACTING CLASSES

- NAMING OPPORTUNITIES

- SEAT NAMING and more!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

- A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£17 or more

£17 Reward

- Your very own Streatham Space Project tote bag. Carry your groceries in style! (drop in and collect, March 2018) + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£20 or more

£20 Reward

- A Streatham Space Project Mug (drop in and collect, March 2018) + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£20 or more

21 of 20 claimed

£20 Reward

**EARLY BIRD PRICE** - Become a SUPPORTER of SSP for 1 year (15% off tickets, 4 per show subject to availability). This is an Early Bird special price - grab it while you can! + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£24 or more

£24 Reward

- Become a SUPPORTER of SSP for 1 year (15% off tickets, 4 per show subject to availability). That's £2 a month for ticket discounts and to support our work! + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£50 or more

£50 Reward

- A pair of tickets to a show of your choice (subject to availability) + Become a supporter for one year (15% off tickets, 4 per show subject to availability). + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£60 or more

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£60 Reward

- A 1hr 1-to-1 acting class with our own Harry Jardine Harry has acted in hit West End shows Les Miserables and Shakespeare In Love, and on screen in Ron Howard's In The Heart of The Sea and Journey's End. Teaching for 3 years, he has got all his students to drama schools inc. RADA and ArtsEd + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£80 or more

11 of 40 claimed

£80 Reward

- A pair of tickets to our "First Look" Party Be there at the beginning alongside artists, founders and invited members of our community. Bubbles reception, entertainment and a first backstage and on-stage tour + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£100 or more

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£100 Reward

- 2 x tickets to 'The Great Gatsby' immersive West End show + a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne* + meet the cast including our own Oliver Tilney who plays Gatsby himself! Available in Nov & Dec 2017. Please e-mail olliet@streathamspaceproject.co.uk to book. + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page * Over 18s only, ID may be required

£250 or more

26 of 25 claimed

£250 Reward

**EARLY BIRD PRICE** - NAME A SEAT - BE A PART OF OUR FUTURE! We're offering the opportunity to name one of our 120 auditorium seats. To thank you for supporting us, we'll be in touch about dedicating a personalised message to you or someone you love, which will last for the lifetime of the seat. + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£250 or more

2 of 10 claimed

Name a seat - **Early Bird Offer Extended**

- NAME A SEAT - BE A PART OF OUR FUTURE! We're offering the opportunity to name one of our 120 auditorium seats. To thank you for supporting us, we'll be in touch about dedicating a personalised message to you or someone you love, which will last for the lifetime of the seat. + A personalised thank you on Twitter + SSP badge (drop in and collect, March 2018) + An appearance on our website's "People Who Made It Happen" page

£600 or more

£600 Reward

For £600 or more you can sponsor our opening festival. This is an opportunity for individuals or businesses who want to spread their name and show their support for our venue. Your name or logo will appear in web and print marketing materials for our four day opening festival, launching 1st of March, to include theatre, comedy and music. For more details please contact andy@streathamspaceproject.co.uk

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

For donations over £1000 you can make a huge impact to the running of our charity. Let's talk about how we can recognise your support. Options available include: -Patronage -Naming opportunities -Sponsorship -Advertising Please e-mail andy@streathamspaceproject.co.uk to discuss options or arrange a meeting


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