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We did it
On 8th December 2018 we successfully raised £22,090 with 424 supporters in 28 days

We want to open a permanent pay-as-you-feel cafe serving food saved from landfill. We need your help to cover the costs for the first year!

by The Magic Hat Cafe in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England


Well done Magic Hat! I haven't made it to one of your events yet but I really admire your energy in promoting such important causes. I'm so pleased you made your target and look forward to seeing you in your new home.
So pleased you have made your target!! Sorry I haven't been much help on the volunteer front...have Ellie got rid of pretty much all free time! So pleased for you Spud! Keep up the amazing work! Hope to visit soon!! Spenna x
Congrats on reaching the target! Wishing you the best of luck in making the dream a reality and looking forward to experiencing the magic in a brand new venue :-)

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

High Five!

A big high five and a massive thank you from one of the team.

£10 or more

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Totes Amazing

A limited edition cotton tote bag, hand stamped with our Magic Hat logo. True to our ideals these tote bags have been donated and upcycled to save them from being wasted. Collect from us and see our new home!

£10 or more

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Khali Khutta Body Balms

Incredible moisturising body balms (40g) made from 100% natural ingredients - the perfect gift for a loved one, or a lovely treat for yourself! Khali Khutta's products are handmade in Nepal supporting rural communities. They come in beautiful handmade wooden boxes made from solid Indian Rosewood and are reusable. 100% plastic-free and biodegradable! They come in 4 'flavours' - Tea Tree, Lavender, Chamomile and Calendula, Honey. Collect from us!

£10 or more

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Khali Khutta Body Balms

Incredible moisturising body balms (40g) made from 100% natural ingredients - the perfect gift for a loved one, or a lovely treat for yourself! Khali Khutta's products are handmade in Nepal supporting rural communities. They come in beautiful handmade wooden boxes made from solid Indian Rosewood and are reusable. 100% plastic-free and biodegradable! They come in 4 'flavours' - Tea Tree, Lavender, Chamomile and Calendula, Honey. Collect from us!

£12 or more

Famous Forever

Sign your name on the wall of fame in our new cafe premises, or have our resident artist do it for you.

£13 or more

Tasty Treats

A delicious, edible gift made from food that would otherwise have been wasted. Think jams, chutneys, crisp breads and the like. Collect from us and see our new home!

£16 or more

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Team T-Shirt

Look your best and show your support by wearing this limited edition t-shirt with the Magic Hat logo. Made from recycled plastic bottles and the off-cuts from the production of organic cotton t-shirts ensuring nothing goes to waste. Includes high five and your name on our wall of fame. Collect from us and see our new home!

£20 or more

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Awesome Art

A beautiful, limited edition, food-themed print from our resident artist. Featuring one of our favourite tips to help you fight food waste. Includes high five and your name on our wall of fame. Collect from us and see our new home!

£25 or more

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Come dine with us

A ticket to your choice of special evening events we are planning for our new premises, including live music, tasting events, gourmet dining...that sort of thing. Could be for yourself, as a gift to a loved one or pay it forward for someone less fortunate to enjoy an evening out.

£35 or more

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Food Waste Workshop

Learn the art of minimising waste and transforming your leftovers into delicious, nutritious meals which still impress your guests. Hands on cooking workshop with our experienced team. Price includes a sit-down meal afterwards to sample your creations.

£45 or more

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Yoga with friends

An energising and accessible personal yoga session with yoga tutor Richard Shelley for you and up to 4 friends at the custom designed Performance Clinic's yoga studio. All welcome from newcomers to old hats.

£45 or more

Magic Cookbook

A collection of our favourite recipes from over the years, packed full of great ideas, tips and tricks for fighting food waste in your own home. Includes a high five and your name on our wall of fame. Collect from us and see our new home!

£100 or more

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Lets get to the bottom of this....

Not content with your name on our wall of fame? Get your name beautifully drawn on one of the new toilet seats in our new cafe!

£135 or more

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Magic Supper Club (Magic Sale - limited offer!)

Host a dinner party where you get to relax with your guests! The incredible Magic Hat team will come to your home and cook a fabulous, food waste feast for up to 10 people. (Supper clubs more than 20 miles from Newcastle may need to support the travel and/or accomodation costs of the Magic Hat team where necessary)

£150 or more

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Limited Edition Print

Signed, limited edition print of a classic Newcastle scene from revered local artist Alan Reed. Beautifully mounted and framed watercolour print, signed by the artist himself. Includes high five and your name on our wall of fame, plus a personal thank you note from the Magic team!

£150 or more

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Magic Supper Club

Host a dinner party where you get to relax with your guests! The incredible Magic Hat team will come to your home and cook a fabulous, food waste feast for up to 10 people. (Supper clubs more than 20 miles from Newcastle may need to support the travel and/or accomodation costs of the Magic Hat team where necessary)

£200 or more

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Display your work

Calling all artists: Make our cafe your gallery - display your artwork for 1 month in the new premises. Please note it must be suitable for an audience of all ages and backgrounds, with suitability up to the discretion of the team, but we're pretty open minded.

£250 or more

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Cocktail Evening with the Ugly Duckling

Learn the art of cocktail making at this unique workshop with our experienced, talented and waste-fighting friends, the Ugly Duckling. Complete with delicious syrups and cold pressed juices made from fruit saved from landfill. For you and up to 9 friends, delivered in your own home!

£650 or more

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Party People

Let us cater your next event for up to 50 people. Whatever your event, whether it's a birthday, BBQ, buffet or christmas meal, expect a delicious eco-friendly spread that's guaranteed to wow your guests! Contact us for more info or to check dates! (Events more than 20 miles from Newcastle may need to support the travel and/or accomodation costs of the Magic Hat team where necessary)

£1,000 or more

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Super Supporter

Become a super supporter and cut the ribbon at the new cafe! Also includes your name on our wall of fame, a selection of Magic Hat treats, recipe book and a ticket to a special evening event.

£20,000 or more

Food Waste Hero!

Save us some time and pay the whole thing! We wouldn't be able to thank you enough but you'd receive a bunch of Magic Hat goodies, high fives and hugs aplenty, plus your name in big letters on our wall of fame!

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