Simply Cycling on the Streets!

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Simply Cycling on the Streets!

Simply Cycling on the Streets!

Simply Cycling By Simply Cycling

MAGIC! - the theme of this years Manchester Parade! We need to work some MAGIC to make our bikes and cyclists look totally amazing as we join in this huge community based event!

Manchester Idea stage

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We at Simply Cycling have taken part in the Manchester Day Parade and other local festivals and parades every year for the last seven years. This year will be no different but we need help to design and build structures to fit on our bikes that reflect the theme of this years Parade - 'MAGIC!' We love being part of community events and being out on the streets with the bikes that have given us such enjoyment and independence.

What we'll deliver:

  • Employ a community artist for five days
  • Purchase materials to build structures to attach to the bikes
  • Purchase materials to make costumes everyone can wear

Why it's a great idea:

Taking part in big community and city-wide events are a way of celebrating the achievement and success that we enjoy when cycling week in, week out. To be able to ride an adapted bike around the streets of our great city brings thrill and excitement to our participants. As well as being included on equal terms with everyone else taking part its great for those that are often on the margins of society.

Steps to get it done:


Location Manchester

Manchester has £345,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Wythenshawe Park to .Deansgate, Manchester


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How will the money be spent?Total £2,213

Community Artist - £1,500 (68%)
Materials - £500 (23%)
Other - £213 (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.

Community Artist
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £2,213

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