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Rachel McNally

A shameless ask to help raise funds for the organisation I run and love, so we can carry on spreading puppet joy everywhere and fix the building.

Raising money for
Puppet Place

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Total raised
£645.00

Target
£500.00

100%

Donations accepted until 18-09-2018

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About

Hi there

As some of you know, I'm the CEO of Puppet Place. You may be less clear on what Puppet Place is...well it is a place full of puppets...AND the artists who bring the puppets to life.
We are a space for people who want to learn about puppetry (you can ring us up and ask questions or come to workshops).

We are an organisation that runs events, including Bristol Festival of Puppetry where we welcome absolutely everyone to join us in an international celebration of all things animated.

We are also a group of people who passionately believe that puppetry can make a difference, we see it everyday: whether it is a child learning new skills, a young person discovering that a puppet gives them a voice to tell a story, or a group of friends laughing together over a show, these are all shared experiences that bring us together. We think this is wonderful and valuable and we want to do more of it....but
WE REALLY NEED TO FIX THE BUILDING!
On 1 September I'm participating in a charity walk called Trekfest - it's 25km up and down in the Peak District and I'm doing it to raise funds so we CAN fix the building and do more of the work we think is important.

Event details

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Trekfest 25km Walk!

On 1 September Rachel McNally (Puppet Place CEO) & Lucy Heard (Puppet Place Board Member & Resident Artist) are going to walk up & down A LOT of hills to raise money for Puppet Place. They are doing this because our building (PPHQ) really needs some love and attention, the lights don't work, there is an occasional wasp problem, it's freezing in winter and boiling in summer. However, it is full of brilliant artists and brilliant puppets. We think they deserve better and so do Lucy and Rachel. By supporting Lucy and Rachel to walk up and down hills you are helping to make Puppet Place a better space for everyone so we can run more workshops and events for more people including families, children, wheelchair users and more. 
If you want to come and have a look at Puppet Place we are participating in Bristol Doors Open Weekend 15-16 September and you can come and poke around our Aladdin's cave, aka the workshop, meet some of the puppets and their creators. 
In the meantime Rachel and Lucy are training by running up and down the stairs at Puppet Place and finding all the hills in the Somerset Levels. 
The image shows Rachel and Lucy on a training walk in Cheddar Gorge.

Event date

01-September-2018 00:00  - 
02-September-2018 23:59

Event type

Running / Walking

12 days to event start

Donations

Good Luck with the fundraising - this looks an amazing place - all the best
Donation by Kerry Irvine
on 14-08-2018
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid
Bristol Treasure!
Donation by Guy Poultney
on 11-08-2018
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid
Hope this help - nearly there!!
Donation by Jennie Rawling
on 11-08-2018
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
Go Rachel! Stomp Stomp Stomp!
Donation by Lori Hopkins
on 07-08-2018
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Good luck!
Donation by Sara Williams
on 06-08-2018
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Russ
on 04-08-2018
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid
GO FOR IT RACHEL and LUCY!! Have an absolutely brilliant stomp and look forward to hearing all about it xxx
Donation by Savita and Oliver Willmott
on 02-08-2018
£50.00
£0.00 gift aid
Stomp well - you'll be fab!!
Donation by Rachel and Sergio
on 02-08-2018
£40.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by Liz purnell
on 02-08-2018
Yay Stomping! Yay Puppets! Yay Rachel Mcnally! x
Donation by Nicci Bailey
on 31-07-2018
£10.00
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £545.00
Offline Donations: £100.00
Total Raised: £645.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £645.00

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