Sweet Child of Mine in Edinburgh

$5,030 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 109 people in 10 months
Bron Batten  Brunswick, VIC
My name is Bron Batten and I am a theatre artist from Melbourne. For the past five years I have been touring a performance called Sweet Child of Mine that I made with my parents. It's about art, theatre and what they think I do for a living.

My Dad has been touring with me for the past 5 years and appearing live onstage, and my Mum appears on video and via a phone link.  


Dad and I have performed the show in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Wellington and Chicago. 

We have been planning a tour to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the past 6 months, but unfortunately over the past few weeks my Dad has become very unwell and hence is unable to join me in the UK.

But I am still going over to the festival to perform the show- and I'll now be recruiting local Scottish Dads to stand in for my father and appear in the show with me.

But I need your help!

The time has come for me to throw my hat in the metaphorical ring and ask for a donation of your hard earned dollars in order to support this show. Of course I would never actually throw my hat in a ring, metaphorical or otherwise, as I don't wear hats because my head is way too large.



WHAT I WILL SPEND YOUR CASH MONEY ON

It's rather expensive to take a show to Edinburgh- and you can only live on sandwich lunch deals from Sainsbury's for so long. I also need to employ a producer to help me with wrangling the local Scottish Dads and to cover the extra production costs that this new development has thrown up.



I leave in less than a week, so if you could find it in your heart to sling me a few dollars I would appreciate it so very much.  We're nearly at the target and I would like to offer my sincere thanks to all of our amazing donors so far.

If we raise any money over and above the target, I am going to donate it to the Beyond Blue Helpline, which provides support for people suffering depression and anxiety.

THANK YOU AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT

Bron, Linda and James Batten xx


Watch our showreel here:







Images by Max Milne photography
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$5,030 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 109 people in 10 months
Created June 3, 2016
CD
$10
Chris Drossos
8 months ago
XB
$20
Xanthe Beesley
8 months ago
GW
$100
Glen Walton
9 months ago

Give em hell sis!

FP
$30
Fraser P
9 months ago

I probably won't be in Edinburgh then as I am stateside right now but hope it goes well!

DG
$30
Declan Greene
9 months ago
BR
$10
Bec Reid
9 months ago
LM
$25
Lachlan Macleod
9 months ago
SD
$10
Sabrina D'Angelo
9 months ago
JW
$50
Josh Wright
9 months ago
JJ
$25
Jackie Johnston
9 months ago
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