Commonwealth Day Celebrations

Commonwealth Day Celebrations

Commonwealth Day Celebrations

African Families in the UK CIC By African Families in the UK CIC

A multicultural event marking the Commonwealth day on 13th of March in Colchester Town Hall. It's free and open to everyone and there will be displays of different commonwealth countries and cultures.

Colchester Fundraising stage

pledged of £277
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Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £277 by 06 Mar 2017

The event is organised by the Mayor of Colchester - Julie Young in association with African Families in the UK. The Commonwealth is an association consisting of the UK together with 52 other countries that were previously part of the British Empire and dependencies. We will be showcasing a culturally diverse event and a celebration of shared interest. It's expected to have a large turn out and will consist of different food stalls, music, artifacts and other cultural displays.

What we'll deliver:

  • Free food tasting from various cultures
  • Promotion & Admin

Why it's a great idea:

We will get local businesses and schools involved as well as the general public. We aim to have a day filled with fun for everyone who attends.

Steps to get it done:

  • Promotion
  • Getting local business and individulas to display foood and culture
  • Arranging music and entertainment
  • Offer a fantastic day for everyone


Location Colchester

Colchester has 5 other projects and £297,200 in potential grant funding

About the space

Colchester Town Hall


Colchester Borough Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £277

Free food tasting - £150 (54%)
Promotion & Admin - £100 (36%)
Other - £27 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

Free food tasting
Promotion & Admin
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £277

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