We are WOR DIARY 2016, a collectively created, DIY diary based in Newcastle. We are raising money towards the printing costs by allowing pre-order for the first time. All profits go to a local charity, this year we are going to give to WERS (West End Refugee Service).
About the project
Wor Diary is a collectively made, hand drawn A5 ringbound diary which celebrates the underground history and culture of Newcastle and the North East. The 2015 edition had weeks based on all kinds of themes and subjects. It’s a pro-community, pro-feminist, pro-niceness diary. Anyone can contribute pages to the diary, regardless of previous drawing experience. WOR DIARY 2016 is the 8th Edition, each one has been collated by a diverse range of people from the local community in the North East.
How will we spend the money we raise?
The money raised will help go towards the costs of getting WOR DIARY to print , we hope to have the project finished and launched by early November. Any additional proceeds will go to a local good cause.
In previous years the proceeds went to Tyneside Rape Crisis Centre and the Star and Shadow cinema, a community run, horizontally-organized cinema and social space. The proceeds from this years diary are going to West End Refugee Service (WERS) a registered charity which provides support services for asylum seekers and refugees in a friendly, welcoming environment. The range of integrated services aims to address the disadvantage, exclusion and poverty which affect asylum seekers and refugees living in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne. You can find out more information WERS through their website http://www.wers.org.uk/ .
What do you get for supporting us?
Alongside a feeling of goodwill for supporting a local project and WERS, we have multiple pre-order options so that we can raise as much money as possible for charity. We are giving you the option to pre-order:
- 1, 2 or 3 copies to collect at either our launch night or at 'The Yesterday Society' the vintage boutique located in Newcastle's historic Grainger Market.
- You can also choose to have a copy gift wrapped and/or posted to any UK address.
- You can add a special Birthday message of your choice as a gift for a loved one, or yourself! (It will be printed and appear in all copies, maximum of 50 characters).
These options are listed to the right, if you choose to add a birthday message; after donation you must send us a private message either through this page (on the right, in the owner box) or directly to [email protected] with the message and the Birthday date.
For enquiries about any international orders outside the UK please email us [email protected] .
Here is a look at some previous years pages
Thanks in advance for your generosity, don't forget to tell your friends and family!