Truro City of Lights

by clare-hearn in Truro

We did it
On 3rd December 2014 we successfully raised £2,025 with 32 supporters in 42 days

City of Lights is a dazzling festival taking place every November, thanks to local arts organisations, schools, the community and artists.

by clare-hearn in Truro

New stretch target

If we are lucky enough to have exceeded our target, we will use any remaining funds to kickstart our planning for City of Lights 2015 to ensure that we can continue growing this wonderful event and make sure every year exceeds the last!

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City of Lights is a dazzling community project, which turns the city of Truro back into a village. This spectacular lantern parade takes place in mid November every year, and brings people from across the community and region together, to share in a unique creative experience.

 

 

 

Each year City of Lights encompasses a different theme. 2014 is the year for 'Heroes' inspired by the bravery and achievements of ordinary people placed in extraordinary circumstances, particularly in the First World War. The event is open to all; locals of Truro, people from the surrounding region and visitors from afar.

 

Why are we Crowdfunding?

 

City of Lights takes months of planning and fundraising, and in the current economic climate, it has become more and more challenging to source financial support. We have received amazing support from local businesses and other cultural organisations, but we still need help to make this happen.

 

If every one of the 25,000 people who attend City of Lights gave just £1 each, we would have enough funds to cover 90% of our costs, leaving us to fundraise for specialist support to help make the event bigger and better every year! Which is why, this year, we have decided to turn to you, the crowd, to help us raise funds to support this all important tradition in the Truro winter calendar. 

Why is it so important? 

 

Shared opportunities to participate in arts, culture and community activities can increase confidence, promote pride in place, raise aspirations and so impact positively on an individual’s life, community and future.

 

We need your support!!

 

Please help us to generate essential funds to ensure that we can continue to deliver this wonderful and inspiring tradition in this and future years by pledging for one of our exclusive Crowdfunder rewards

 

Find more information on our website here

 

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

If you pledge £5, you will receive a named Thank You on the official City of Lights Facebook page.

£15 or more

£15 Reward

If you pledge £15, you will receive a named Thank You on the official City of Lights Facebook page and you'll receive an exclusive City of Lights car sticker!

£25 or more

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£25 Reward

As a real treat for pledging £25 towards City of Lights, you'll get to experience a Skinners Brewery Tour in January 2015. This will include a tour of the brewery, up to 7 complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks plus a pasty! You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too!

£30 or more

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£30 Reward

Join the Parade! 8 backers donating £30 each will have the opportunity to carry one of the large lanterns in the 2015 parade, giving an unforgettable experience as part of this spectacular event. You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too!

£35 or more

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£35 Reward

The first two backers who donate £35 towards City of Lights will receive a pair of tickets to see a performance of your choice at The Performance Centre, Tremough Campus in Penryn You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too!

£50 or more

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£50 Reward

The first backer to pledge a whopping £50 will receive a voucher from the lovely Hotel Tresanton for a 3 course lunch for two, and a glass of wine, in the lovely setting of St Mawes. You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too!

£75 or more

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£75 Reward

For a cracking £75 pledge, one lucky donor will receive a pair of floor standing, hand crafted lanterns. You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too! A note of caution - these lanterns are flammable so should be used indoors with LED lights! (These lanterns will be ready for collection from December 2014 from Truro.)

£300 or more

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£300 Reward

A £300 donation will give you and 7 friends a half day lantern making workshop with the Artistic Director of City of Lights, Tony Crosby. If you can attend this workshop in Autumn 2015, the group will be give the opportunity to take part in 2015 parade! You'll also get a car sticker and a named Thankyou on the Facebook Page too!


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