The Crimson Moon Tavern Mead Mobile

by Matthew Moorhouse in Bowburn, Durham, England

The Crimson Moon Tavern Mead Mobile

Our current van was bought in an emergency, and has served us well. However a more reliable one is needed. We need your help.

by Matthew Moorhouse in Bowburn, Durham, England

We did it
On 18th August 2017 we successfully raised £9,093 with 119 supporters in 42 days

New stretch target

A 4x4 variant of the Mercedes Sprinter already chosen.


Over the last few years you've seen us working on the van that carries us, and your Tavern, to events. You've seen alot of cosmetic and mechanical work between events, and you most likely know that last year we had to replace the engine completly when the turbo blew. Prior to that we had to replace the rear suspension as it failed on the way into Wales, as well as have the towing pin reinforced, and numerous other small jobs.

Initially we recovered from the set backs, and started to save up again, however recently we had to replace the radiator as she could barely make 300 miles without being topped up with coolant. In total this takes us to over £8000 spent on keeping the van on the road when she was bought for £1400.

When the radiator was replaced we found out that there is an overpressure issue within the engine block. This, on top of the previous problems, has led us to conclude that we are in dire need of a new van. Or at least a newer van. As she now goes at a grand high speed of 50mph, with her engine temperature spiking above 100DegC for no apparant reason.

This project, and its stretch goals, is intended purely to get a new van for us that is fit for purpose, and safe for us and the dogs.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1 or more

£1 Reward

Personal thanks from Samantha and Matthew.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

A bottle opener key ring emblazoned with "I supported the Mead Mobile".

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Your name stamped onto a panel mounted on the inside top of the cab. An honour roll visible as we set up and take down from events.

£15 or more

£15 Reward

A photo taken with the Wenches, or Tapmen of your choice, in costume. We will need reasonable notice in order to provide a high resolution camera. Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

£20 or more

4 of 5 claimed

£20 Reward

An Appointment with Emperor Fu. Your own public rant with the Emperor on Saturday of Curious Pastimes Renewal Event 2017. We will need some details from yourself in advance to support this. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£20 or more

2 of 5 claimed

£20 Reward

An Appointment with Emperor Fu. Your own public rant with the Emperor on Sunday of Curious Pastimes Renewal Event 2017. We will need some details from yourself in advance to support this. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£20 Reward

A Reiki session, or light aroma massage with a qualified wench. One of our wenches who is a fully qualified Reiki practitioner will see you for a session in the backroom of the Crimson Moon. For Saturday of Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£20 Reward

A Reiki session, or light aroma massage with a qualified wench. One of our wenches who is a fully qualified Reiki practitioner will see you for a session in the backroom of the Crimson Moon. For Sunday of Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

A limited edition Crimson Moon Mug. One side will show the Crimson Moon logo, the other will state "I supported the Mead Mobile". Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

A t-shirt showing that you supplied this Crowdfunder. Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A limited edition Mug, T-Shirt, and bottle opener. All as described in other reward brackets. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

A Personal Photographer. Peter Scott, the Crimson Moon's photographer, will follow you for 2 hours to snap your every move. This ticket is limited to Monday of Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£100 or more

2 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

A Personal Photographer. Peter Scott, the Crimson Moon's photographer, will follow you for 2 hours to snap your every move. This ticket is limited to Saturday of Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£100 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

A Personal Photographer. Peter Scott, the Crimson Moon's photographer, will follow you for 2 hours to snap your every move. This ticket is limited to Sunday of Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

A Personal Photographer. Peter Scott, the Crimson Moon's photographer, will follow you for 2 hours to snap your every move. This ticket is limited to Saturday of Event 4 of Green Cloaks 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£100 Reward

A Personal Photographer. Peter Scott, the Crimson Moon's photographer, will follow you for 2 hours to snap your every move. This ticket is limited to Sunday of Event 4 of Green Cloaks 2017. Also, your name on the Honour Roll.

£150 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£150 Reward

Preferencial Treatment at Curious Pastimes Renewal 2017. This will allow you to jump to the front of the queue at any time during opening hours, all Wenches will recognise this IC and roleplay your AWESOMENESS accordingly. Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

£500 or more

0 of 3 claimed

£500 Reward

Your own personal wench. For an event of your choice, Sam or Matthew will be your personal Mead (or wine) bearer for a whole event. They will be fully carded character (as many times as necessary), and will have a bottle of your chosen drink available at all times. Reasonable restrictions may apply. One bottle of choice is included, others available at a favourable rate. Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

£500 or more

£500 Reward

The Crimson Moon Tavern will attend the event of your choice, the event must be indoors, and one night only. This cannot clash with any established event, and can be redeemed anytime beyond 2025. The Bar size will be negotiable dependant on location and time of year. Also, your name on the stamped Honour Roll.

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