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SHOUT! Studios

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SHOUT! Studios

SHOUT! Studios

SHOUT! Productions CIC By SHOUT! Productions CIC

We're looking to open an exciting new arts hub for the local community to use! SHOUT! Studios will empower the community to create exciting new work in a professional environment.

Ayr Idea stage

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SHOUT! Studios will give the residents in Ayr and the surrounding rural communities the chance to run a wonderful new arts hub purpose built for them. It will deliver free workshops to disadvantaged members of the community, as well as having a small, independent, community run cinema and cafe/bistro. The space is flexible, and can be used as a filmmaking studio, small working theatre, live performance venue or basic workshops/seminar space. The aim is to give the community a voice by allowing them to create visual art that is important to them, telling their own stories in their own unique way. They can then showcase their work to the rest of the community, allowing those on the fringes to really connect and share experiences with those who may not see their plight. We feel that SHOUT! Studios will change the community for the better; bringing people together.

What we'll deliver:

  • Create a cafe/bistro in the studio.
  • Create a new studio facility.
  • Create a small, independent cinema in the studio.

Why it's a great idea:

As well as giving those who don't get the opportunity to explore various art forms a place to call their own, the community will thrive and prosper with SHOUT! Studios at its heart. It will create jobs, educational opportunities and a social space for people to enjoy. The cafe/bistro will be run by locals struggling to access employment. The cinema's programme will be selected by local residents in the surrounding areas. And there's nothing like it in the area. Ayr and its surrounding communities have a wealth of creative talent and people who need to be heard, but struggle to communicate. Whether they are disadvantaged socially or physically, they can shape their surroundings in a positive way. It's about time we helped them to discover that voice, and share it with the world.

Steps to get it done:

  • Delivering Stage 1 Projects
  • Building cafe/bistro
  • Building cinema
  • Moving in to building
  • Purchasing necessary furnishings

Location Ayr

About the space

Custom Location


South Ayrshire Council

How will the money be spent?Total £28,224

2 Years Rent Costs - £12,864 (46%)
Cinema Equipment - £7,140 (25%)
Furnishings - £4,000 (14%)
Cafe/Bistro Equipment - £1,500 (5%)
Other - £2,720 (10%)

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.

2 Years Rent Costs
Cinema Equipment
Cafe/Bistro Equipment
Other Read More
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £28,224

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