All 500 bags have now been sent out, but I'm keeping the appeal open for donations as I have a lot of people still on the waiting list.
Thank you to everyone who has donated. Very best wishes, Bethany
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The theatre + performance industry has been severely affected by coronavirus. Many theatre makers + theatre workers have been left stranded without employment + without financial support.
I've designed a Terrible Rage black canvas tote bag inspired by the line in Escaped Alone, Caryl Churchill, 2016 (with permission of Caryl and her publisher, Nick Hern Books). Seemed apt on a weekend where a government advisor 'escaped alone' across the country making a mockery of the sacrifices, both personal + professional we've all made over the last few months.
This fund aims to provide micro-grants of £200 to any individual maker or worker in live performance who has been:
- ineligible for the Self Employed scheme e.g. just graduated
- unsuccessful in their ACE Emergency Funding application
Priority will be given to those who haven't been able to access either of these funds. There is no age/geographic limitation to this fund. It's just a simple gesture, a helping hand to cover bills or essential costs during this difficult time.
ALL 500 BAGS HAVE NOW BEEN POSTED OUT BUT YOU CAN STILL DONATE TO THE FUND
To claim one of the micro grants, please apply here:
- Jeremy Wong
- Sophie Jump
- Ali Pidsley
- Sarah Webb
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