PCCOBG 2015

Phoenix Cultural Centre By Phoenix Cultural Centre

Phoenix Cultural Centre wants to create an Arts and Performance Project in Woking

Woking Delivery stage

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£575
pledged of £542
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This project was funded on 19 Jun 2015!

A free Our Big Gig event at Woking Park on Sunday 19th July 2015, bringing families and the local community together to enjoy live music performances.
Phoenix Cultural Centre has been growing as a cultural hub for Woking over the last 6 years, providing music in the community, a venue for original music, as well as a performance and development centre for new local musicians. Once again this year, we have teamed up with Our Big Gig to host a dedicated event in Woking Park, centred around the Bandstand as a main stage with acoustic performers and buskers at other locations on site.

What we'll deliver:

  • Deliver an Our Big Gig event in Woking Park
  • Programme 8 hours of performances featuring local and original musicians and Dj’s from a first gig to professional level
  • Broadcast on Radio Woking
  • Provide a tent holding a free songwriting workshop
  • Have space and instruments for people to participate in making music and ‘give it a go’ sessions
  • Provide space for local art and craft groups and community and wellbeing groups to give out information
  • Organise food and beverage suppliers

Why it's a great idea:

Since 2013 nearly 400,000 people have attended over 500 Our Big Gig events which have seen a wide variety of musical activities take place in a range of community spaces. Phoenix Cultural Centre has been part of this national initiative since running the Bandstand Marathon in 2012 the national event to close the Paralympic games which preceded Our Big Gig.

Phoenix Cultural Centre is a Community Interest group run entirely by local volunteers including experienced musicians as well as people from business and the Public Sector, who share a passion for original music performance and bringing wellbeing to the community through music activities.

Phoenix Cultural Centre aims to provide a centre for Woking which stages live music and arts events and has space for Community groups to use. A ‘safe space’ where people can experience different types of music and cultural activities alongside space for those who need rooms for workshops, events and support/advice activities.

Steps to get it done:

  • We have significant past experience of hosting similar events, including last year’s Our Big Gig
  • We have unique knowledge of local musicians and performers
  • We have a committed organising team including professional project managers
  • We have a large pool of volunteers to draw on
  • We are extensively networked to other community groups with common aims to improve wellbeing in Woking
  • We have the support of local businesses
  • We have a strong relationship with Woking Advertiser, Radio Woking, The Guide To Woking and WeLoveWoking
  • We can promote our event and project through our well-developed social media network

This campaign is to raise additional funds to be used exclusively to support Phoenix Cultural Centre in staging this event.

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Location Woking

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Woking Borough Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £542

Tent Hire - £100 (18%)
Public Address System hire - £100 (18%)
Performer refreshments and incidentals - £100 (18%)
Steward refreshments - £50 (9%)
Publicity, posters & flyers - £50 (9%)
Steward hi-viz tabards - £50 (9%)
Bin bags and gloves for litter pickers - £25 (5%)
Other misc expenses - £25 (5%)
Other - £42 (8%)

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.

18%
Tent Hire
£100
18%
Public Address System hire
£100
18%
Performer refreshments and incidentals
£100
9%
Steward refreshments
£50
9%
Publicity, posters & flyers
£50
9%
Steward hi-viz tabards
£50
5%
Bin bags and gloves for litter pickers
£25
5%
Other misc expenses
£25
8%
Other
£42
  • Spacehive fees
    £25
  • Transaction Fees
    £12
  • VAT
    £5

Total £542

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