Art and wordcraft auction to raise money for refugees

Raise funds and hopes at a Stranger hosted Art and Wordcraft Auction on October 2.

By: Nicola Robey,   1 minute

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We’ve been thinking long and hard about what we can do to help those affected by the gravest refugee crisis for over 20 years. How could we raise the most money and awareness in the shortest time possible and have fun and raise funds in the process? By hosting an auction, of course. In a week…

Luckily, Stranger Collective has an amazing network of people who are helping us to make this happen.  We’ve been overwhelmed by the response from the Cornish cultural community, with dozens of fine artists, illustrators, sign writers, ceramicists, publishers and spoken word artists donating their work.

Taking inspiration from the Royal Academy Summer Show, the space will be hung from floor to ceiling, with a table of limited edition books, sculptures and artworks in the central atrium. Bidding starts at £10.

This is a zero budget event, where everything from the artists’ works to food and drink, and even the venue have all been gifted in kind. The doors will be open from 6pm and the auction hammer will start the bidding off at 7pm sharp. The evening will be punctuated by unexpected performances, and music from acclaimed folk singer Martha Tilston.

We’d love for you to join us in raising a glass and raising urgently needed funds, all of which will go to Save the Children.

Jubilee Warehouse, Penryn.

6pm, Friday 2 October.

Email [email protected] for the latest information.

Thanks to Nick Radford for designing our wonderful invite.

More thanks all the wonderful businesses and individuals below, who are helping to make all this happen so swiftly!

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