Band Stand/Speakers Corners

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Band Stand/Speakers Corners

Band Stand/Speakers Corners

SWANSEA BID By SWANSEA BID

Place a temporary moveable band stand/speakers corner in our City Centre. Used for numerous activities such as political debate, speeches, poetry readings, bands, music events etc.

Swansea Idea stage

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As a BID we will work with our universities, businesses members and local authority administration to operate the project following a structured timetable of bookings. Being moveable it could be placed in several locations around the City Centre for all to benefit and take part. Being Dylan Thomas Centenary year in 2014 as Swansea being the birth place of Dylan Thomas we would place the project forward to be used as part of the City Centre celebrations working in collaboration with government and local authority.

We would also like to us the project to house bands to support events we organise and add another dynamic to the area. This coupled with usage for student showcases in dance and theatre and entrepreneurial activities makes this idea a very exciting one indeed and would benefit many different communities in the area.

What we'll deliver:

  • Procure and place a new band stand/speakers corner in the City Centre

Why it's a great idea:

As mentioned, 2014 is Dylan Thomas centenary year and as Swansea was his birth place it would be great to get something like this up and running to support this and beyond. Plus, Swansea has a strong connection with Political Studies and Music which this project would lend itself well to support and develop.

Steps to get it done:

  • Work with local authority planning procure, design, place, market it to users.

Its a great idea!!

Location Swansea

Swansea has 1 other project and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Open space close to main roads and transportation links.

Council

City & County of Swansea

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How will the money be spent?Total £22,060

Band Stand/Speackers Corner - £20,000 (91%)
Other - £2,060 (9%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

91%
Band Stand/Speackers Corner
£20,000
9%
Other
£2,060
  • Transaction Fees
    £920
  • Spacehive fees
    £750
  • VAT
    £190

Total £22,060

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