The Lost Treasures of St Sidwell's

by Martin Weiler in Exeter, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 4th May 2017 we successfully raised £5,523 with 52 supporters in 28 days

To restore unique stained glass windows and two statues rescued from the rubble of St Sidwell's during the Exeter Blitz, 75 years ago.

by Martin Weiler in Exeter, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding

Crowdfund for heritage has provided £2,500 of funding

Heritage Lottery Fund Since 1994, Heritage Lottery Fund has invested £7 billion raised by National Lottery players in all sorts of UK heritage projects. We rescue buildings from decay, breathe new life into neglected parks and landscapes, and encourage communities to record and celebrate their stories. This extra funding is supported by Nesta and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

The Crowd

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Steve Sykes pledged £25 + an estimated £6.25 in Gift Aid

3rd May 2017 at 3:42pm

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Daryl Taylor pledged £35 + an estimated £8.75 in Gift Aid

29th April 2017 at 10:30pm

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David Baker pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

27th April 2017 at 4:57pm

David Baker has also backed 1 other project

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Anonymous pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

25th April 2017 at 2:51pm

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Sarah Child pledged £30 + an estimated £7.50 in Gift Aid

25th April 2017 at 12:11pm

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Richard Holladay pledged £50 + an estimated £12.50 in Gift Aid

24th April 2017 at 8:33am

Richard Holladay has also backed 2 other projects

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Hannah pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

24th April 2017 at 8:26am

Hannah has also backed 1 other project

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Robyn Connett pledged £75 + an estimated £18.75 in Gift Aid

23rd April 2017 at 8:17pm

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21st April 2017 at 3:43pm

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Dr Ian Varndell pledged £75 + an estimated £18.75 in Gift Aid

21st April 2017 at 11:37am

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Jean Brown.com pledged £75 + an estimated £18.75 in Gift Aid

21st April 2017 at 10:46am

Michael Jecks pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

21st April 2017 at 10:02am

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Laura Sangha pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

20th April 2017 at 10:55am

Laura Sangha has also backed 4 other projects

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patsy-lang pledged £10 + an estimated £2.50 in Gift Aid

19th April 2017 at 2:10pm

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Owen Yapp pledged £20 + an estimated £5.00 in Gift Aid

19th April 2017 at 10:53am

Owen Yapp has also backed 1 other project

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Sue Andrew pledged £50 + an estimated £12.50 in Gift Aid

18th April 2017 at 7:21pm

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Anonymous pledged £1,000 + an estimated £250.00 in Gift Aid

18th April 2017 at 2:27pm

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

THANKYOU! A huge thank you from us and if you're in Exeter during May or June drop in for a free coffee on us and pick up one of our special Sidwella pin badges.

£10 or more

7 of 100 claimed

£10 Reward

EVENT - LOST TREASURES: An invite to our public viewing of the Lost Treasures of St Sidwell’s where you will be among the first to see some of the newly restored stained glass which your money will have helped to restore, as well as our unique Harry Hems statues. This event will be run as a special thank you to our funders & will take place on Saturday 17th June 3-6pm (drop-in). Also enjoy a free cup of coffee with us & a unique Sidwella badge.

£10 or more

0 of 8 claimed

£10 Reward

BREAD MAKING COURSE: Ever fancied trying your hand at the ancient craft of bread making? Enjoy an afternoon of baking in our kitchen and take home what you bake. Date to be arranged with participants.

£10 or more

0 of 8 claimed

£10 Reward

PIZZA MAKING COURSE: Have you ever tried making your own pizza from scratch? Learn how to make your own pizza dough and get creative with your toppings. Take your pizza home or enjoy it in the café space after the workshop. Date to be arranged with participants.

£10 or more

0 of 6 claimed

£10 Reward

ORIGAMI WORKSHOP: Learn the art of origami and make your own paper birds and butterflies to take home in a 2 hour craft session at St Sidwell’s with The Paper Florist. Date to be arranged with participants.

£15 or more

0 of 15 claimed

£15 Reward

EVENT - ECFC TOUR: A tour of Exeter City Football Club (set up as St Sidwell's United) with Martin Weiler (Chair of the Exeter City Supporters Trust and St Sidwell's Community Centre), finishing up at St Sidwell's Community Centre for coffee and cake. Date to be confirmed with participants. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£20 or more

6 of 15 claimed

£20 Reward

BESPOKE NOTEBOOK: Receive a bespoke handmade notebook with a laser etched cover featuring a design of Sidwella by Catherine Cartwright. Your unique, Luxe edition, recycled handmade book will be made using post consumer waste paper by Inky Fingers Printshop. Approx size A5: choose blue, green or red. Available to collect from St Sidwell's from June 1st. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£25 or more

5 of 30 claimed

£25 Reward

EVENT - HIDDEN HEMS: Receive an invite to our Lost Treasures of St Sidwell’s opening event (June 16th 2-5pm) at Harry's Restaurant, Exeter (Harry Hems original workshop). Enjoy High Tea, a glass of fizz & a behind the scenes look at Harry's office (still with original features). RAMM curator Tom Cadbury will bring a rarely seen Hems collection of medieval woodwork & talk about his work.You are also warmly invited to our funders event on June 17th

£35 or more

3 of 30 claimed

£35 Reward

ART TREAT! Receive a Limited Edition High Quality Signed A4 Lino Print of St Sidwella by Exeter artist Catherine Cartwright. Available to collect from St Sidwell's from June 1st. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£75 or more

6 of 20 claimed

£75 Reward

ART TREAT! Receive one of only twenty A3 professionally framed prints of St Sidwell’s in about 1530 by renowned local historian and illustrator Richard Parker. Available to collect from St Sidwell's Community Centre from June 1st. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£100 or more

1 of 10 claimed

£100 Reward

ART TREAT! Receive a large (61cm by 76cm) Limited Edition Signed Colour Stencil Painting of St Sidwella (1 of 10) by Exeter artist Chloe Pooley. On stretched canvas and ready to hang - each one unique. Available to collect from St Sidwell's from June 1st. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£150 or more

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£150 Reward

ART TREAT! Own an original work by local artist Mai Sanchez, featuring the Sidwella story in a modern, unique style (A4 size). Professionally framed, mounted and printed. Available to collect from St Sidwell's from June 1st. You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£250 or more

0 of 5 claimed

£250 Reward

SUPER SUPPORTER: Have your name inscribed on a display plaque for the Harry Hems statues and restored St Sidwella stained glass. You will also be invited to our opening Lost Treasures of St Sidwell's event at Harry's on June 16th and public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th. And of course receive a special thank you from our trustees.

£300 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£300 Reward

UNIQUE DINNER EXPERIENCE: Enjoy a delicious three course dinner made especially for you and 10 friends, cooked by the centre manager and our heritage team. You choose the theme: Greek, Moroccan, Italian or Indian cuisine (or another international theme) and you pick the date. You will also be the first to dine in our newly renamed Hems room. Be spoilt, for a good cause.

£500 or more

1 of 2 claimed

£500 Reward

HIRE A DJ! Our Heritage Coordinator AKA the esteemed DJ Louie Louie will come and DJ at your birthday/wedding party or event within a reasonable radius of Exeter :) You are also warmly invited to our public viewing of The Lost Treasures on June 17th.

£1,000 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£1,000 Reward

LOST TREASURES SPONSOR: Be the sponsor of our Lost Treasures of St Sidwell's public event, as well as your name on our leaflets, displays and website. A special letter of thanks from our trustees and all the publicity you want.

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