Save The Social

by The Social in London, England, United Kingdom

Save The Social
We did it
On 31st August 2019 we successfully raised £145,144 with 1932 supporters in 171 days

We've stopped the immediate sale of The Social. Now we're trying to buy a big enough chunk of the lease to secure the future of the bar.

by The Social in London, England, United Kingdom

One last push... new stuff coming to the Social Crowdfunder

A quick update on the The Social Crowdfunder

We've got just over one week left on the fund - we've gone a bit quiet for last week or so but we're going to full speed towards the end point with a load of new rewards and events going up over the coming days, just in time for the massive Chemical Brothers DJ set at the bar this Friday. 

First up - a load of brilliant Saint Etienne pieces including three vinyl copies of Sound of Water with the sleeve signed by its artist Julian Opie (the first and only copies he's signed) and replica Foxbase Alpha signs suitable for any stylish protests you might be heading to. These go online at 4pm today (9th April). We're also in the process of sorting a Finisterre based site seeing tour of London with that films directors Kieran Evans and Paul Kelly - more news later in the week. 

Later in the week we'll be adding Social branded etched metal pint cups - there will be both a home drinking version and a personally engraved, behind the bar at The Social version. And we'll be announcing a killer line up for the one-off return of our well-ahead-of-the-curve jazz night The Impulse! Club. Keep May 17th free, it's going to be incredible and is guaranteed to sell out very very quickly. 

There's a load more stuff due from some great record labels as well as some great bits already on the site at the moment (art from Babak Ganjei, a bespoke letter writing service from Emma Warren, more Pete Fowler art, festival tickets and more from Blue Dot, Port Eliot and the Good Life Experience and tickets for the incredible one-off Faber Social night with Ali Smith, Irvine Welsh, DBC Pierre, John Niven and Joe Dunthorne). Also, the Socialism t shirt - we're stopping orders this Friday - if you want one, please order ASAP and we'll get them printed next week. 

So - thanks for all your support so far - it's been overwhelming. One last push and then we'll see you at the bar for a pint. 

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£200 or more

Socialist Roll of Honour

Get your self on the permanent roll of honour (somewhere as yet to be decided) within our four walls. Your name forever associated with the heroic act of saving the bar!

£20 or more

27 of 75 claimed

Social Metal Pint Cups

We've teamed up with the guys from Enviro-Cup and Lagunitas to produce these very special Social pint pots. Made using recycled food grade stainless steel in UK and laser etched with the bird, each one comes with a free pint of Lagunitas when you come and pick it up from the bar. In fact for now these are only available for pick up, so grab one online and pop in and grab it and your free pint before the end of June. Available now!

£100 or more

75 of 250 claimed

Ticket for a special Social 20th birthday bash

250 tickets for a special birthday party with some very special guests in the basement. Cocktails and food on arrival. Big night guaranteed.

£300 or more

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O.Two 'Thou shalt Harsh no Mellow’ Print

O.Two (aka James Carey), one of our favourite artists, has given us a very special limited edition of three . . never seen before as a print. 'Thou shalt Harsh no Mellow’ hand stencilled using acrylic on acid-free, cold pressed Langton A1 watercolour paper. Numbered and signed by the artist.

£500 or more

Honorary Socialist Membership

Level-up your free membership! Pay us a monkey and get free entry to dedicated nights, advance notice on special events, £100 tab and a pretty incredible metal Social badge that only you special members will ever get your hands upon. You will of course also be added to the permanent roll of honour.

£1,150 or more

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Good Life Experience for 4 ppl + bell tent + more!

The good people at the Good Life Experience festival have given us two of these beautiful packages >> 4 x adult weekend tickets (entry from Thursday) plus a four person bell tent, £50 to spend at The Glynne Arms, Hawarden AND a £30 voucher to spend at the Caught by the River bookshop on site as well! The tickets and tent on their own are worth over £1200 . . only two available.

£10,000 or more

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Social party for you and 50 mates

Come and take over the upstairs bar with up to 50 pals and drink all night long. We'll supply the DJs to your taste and make it a proper night to remember.

£20,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Social party for you and 100 mates

Come and take over the basement with up to 100 pals and drink and dance all night long. We'll supply the DJs to your taste and make it a proper night to remember.

£50,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Name the upstairs bar

We all really love the upstairs bar, could it be one the greatest bars ever? We think so. If you're a super Social supporter with a bit of money to spare and you fancy naming the upstairs bar in your honour or someone else's then this is the reward for you. We'll chuck in a 5k tab for you to use in your renamed bar!

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