Polish Heritage Day 2019

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Polish Heritage Day 2019

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Polish Heritage Day is about close neighbourhood and happiness. The aim is to promote and celebrate Polish culture, heritage of past generations and the positive contribution made by Poles in the UK.

Hammersmith and Fulham Idea stage

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Are Poles fun? Can Poles sing? Are there any famous Poles? Come to our event on 18th of May 2019 and find out! This is an unique opportunity to learn about the biggest minority in the UK. Take part in Polish Heritage Treasure Hunt and hunt for stories and facts from Polish history. And you can find yourself celebrating of 250-years anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Poland and Great Britain. You can then rest at neighbouring picnic and enjoy amazing food or watch Polish Talent Show. There will be also integrating workshops and games you could find interesting. If you are Polish you are more than welcome to join Talent Show or/and present your service/products on the stalls.

What we'll deliver:

  • treausre hunt with prizes
  • dance and sing show
  • stand-up
  • bubble show
  • nieghbourhood picnic
  • family fun
  • games for children
  • trampoline
  • stalls with food and beautiful products

Why it's a great idea:

We have organised already two similar picnics for families and curious adults in Ravenscourt Park. Both have proved that Londoners are open to explore and appreciate Polish culture. They were attended by 3000 people. We try to bring people together to make our neighbourhood nicer and make people smile often as well as understand each other better. Once you dance together, it is more fun commute together, right? During PHD we celebrate important events for our communities. So, last year we gather to mark out centennial of regaining independence by Poland as well as gaining voting rights by women. There was Royal Wedding that day so we sang along congrats song 'Sto lat' for newlyweds. This year we want to acknowledge centennial of establishing formal diplomatic relations between Poland and Great Britain. So come and join us on 18th of May 2019. Track and treat! As this is going to be another historical treasure hunt and picnic in Ravenscourt Park for families and curious adults.

Steps to get it done:

  • Prepare necessary documentation as Emergency Plan, Risk Assessment, Fire Risk Assessment, Event Management Plan
  • Develop cultural programme
  • Organise Polish Talent Show
  • Liaise with vendors

The project is delivered with our media partners Polish Radio London, Magazine Cooltura, Polish Saturday Schools. It is supported by Polish Embassy, Polish Culture Institute and European project 'Together Working for Inclusion at Schools' TWInS.

Location Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith and Fulham has 30 other projects and £1,845,000 in potential grant funding

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London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

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How will the money be spent?Total £4,793

Safety Practitioner - £800 (17%)
Hiring sound system and generator - £500 (10%)
Hiring Ravenscourt Park - £450 (9%)
Stewards - £400 (8%)
Skip and cleaning company - £350 (7%)
Transport and set up gazebos - £300 (6%)
Treasure Hunt Coordinator - £300 (6%)
Public Liability Insurance - £250 (5%)
platform - £200 (4%)
Promotion (copywriter, design, banner) - £200 (4%)
Other - £1,043 (22%)

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.

17%
Safety Practitioner
£800
10%
Hiring sound system and generator
£500
9%
Hiring Ravenscourt Park
£450
8%
Stewards
£400
7%
Skip and cleaning company
£350
6%
Transport and set up gazebos
£300
6%
Treasure Hunt Coordinator
£300
5%
Public Liability Insurance
£250
4%
platform
£200
4%
Promotion (copywriter, design, banner)
£200
22%
Other
£1,043
  • Spacehive fees
    £208
  • Host
    £200
  • Photo shooting, video and editing
    £200
  • First Aid
    £200
  • Transaction Fees
    £194
  • VAT
    £42

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: Not all costs were presented above. There is also a cost of folk gifts for treasure hunt winners or project manager's remuneration . Any extra funds we will use to provide more entertainment for children as more free workshops. We could also buy new equipment as gazebos or portable tables.

Total £4,793

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