WE DID IT!!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU TO EVERYONE!
Thank you also to:
Mummy's Gin Fund-ers whose raffle raised £2,724!
Note: Please make sure when you donate to give us your email address so that we can contact to confirm the name you would like use to acknoledge your gift with. If you do not give us your email address we will not be able to contact you about it. Thanks!
Imagine a Secret Garden tucked away in the middle of Blackheath Village…
We're building a Creativity Garden in between our two buildings! In it you will be able to relax and unwind with a drink from the cafe while the kids play in a secure, imaginative and magical space. Like all gardens, there will be beautiful plants, secret hiding places, wildlife and play activities. But this garden will also transform into different things during the year: a beach with a pirate boat and rock-pools in the summer or a winter wonderland with snow and a grotto. And there will be regular storytelling sessions, art-workshops and live events. It will be a place where the whole community comes together to play, create, celebrate and connect. A village piazza, an outdoor classroom, an urban oasis.
Welcome to the Conservatoire’s Creativity Garden. Won’t you help us build it?
Not only will the Creativity Garden provide a free. beautiful and valuable public space for the community, it will also provide our visitors with a safe and accessible single entry point to both buildings via the main entrance on Lee Road. The space will also provide us with much needed pram parking for at least 25 prams, as well as additional performance and teaching space. Our friends at John Payne have generously donated £15,000 to build the decking and one of the link doors. Now we need to raise the remaining funds to build the other link door, the pram parking and all the fun landscaping stuff like plants, trellises, benches, water features, and teepees! It doesn’t cost a lot to help and each giving level comes with a unique way of making sure your gift is acknowledged in the garden:
£20 Adopt a Sunflower
We’ll place a name tag on the sunflower of your choice for all to see while it grows during the summer. In the autumn the sunflower will be
hung upside down – still with your name tag on it – to feed the birds over the winter!
£50 Moss Graffiti Tribute
Your name ‘painted’ in moss graffiti on the wall of the garden for everyone to enjoy. Over the seasons it will grow into a lovely a lush tribute to you, your loved ones and your generosity.
£100 Name a Birdhouse
Your name on one of only 20 exclusively painted bird-houses strategically placed around the garden. Spend the seasons watching
birds nest, hatch and fly from the most satisfying property purchase you’ll ever make.
To donate, please click on any of the icons above. Or you can call 0208 852 0234 or pop into the Conservatoire.
If your business would like to sponsor part of the Creativity Garden, please contact Sydney Thornbury.
As part of the campaign, The Conservatoire is providing local schools with free art workshops on Van Gough. If you would like your school to be involved, please contact Rebecca Greenfield.
We will also be holding an art competition for kids to draw their best sunflower. More details on that soon!
Thank you so much. Let's grow something wonderful together!