Can you bear it?

We have been asked to help with a charity art project.

We are not sure how or in what capacity, but we are asking our members if they might be interested in getting involved and then we can meet the organisers and get more information.

Here is an email we received from charity organistaion Children’s Hospice South West:

children's hospice south west

Dear North Devon Arts
I am emailing you from Children’s Hospice South West and would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our new exciting fundraising campaign for North Devon. We are working with the Art of Fundraising to bring a sculpture trail to North Devon and would love an opportunity to work with ArtMakers to support the project and engage local artists to share in the journey.

CHSW are working on this project, which will feature 25 5ft Bears decorated by renowned local artists. These will be placed in and around the area and will be ‘hosted’ by local businesses and organisations. We hope to make 5 mini trails within the overall trail to feature all areas within our beautiful geography. We are looking to work with partners across the area to deliver the event and maximise the opportunity for the charity and the local area / businesses.

We would be really honoured to work with you and would appreciate an opportunity to meet with you to discuss this project more fully. We have similar meetings with local councils, galleries and business contacts and are already working with organisations like Barnstaple Chamber of Commerce and Petroc. We would love an opportunity to meet and talk through some ideas on how to partner with you, events we will be holding and where we would have an opportunity to network and encourage others to come on board in some capacity.

I really appreciate your consideration and hope you will be encouraged to meet with us to talk the project through in more detail.

We are at the very early stages of the project and are currently finalising the all of the initial literature and hope to have this to share in the very near future.

The team here at CHSW are looking forward to working with you and your colleagues going forward.

If this is of interest, please let us know and we will get the wheels in motion.

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