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Upstart Granby Park

Upstart Collaborative | Dublin

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  • Target: €20000
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This project was funded!

rewards for funding this project:

€20 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community centres/gardens on your behalf.

€50 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community centres/gardens on your behalf. Reserved seating* at one of the Upstart performance/cinema nights for you and a friend (with a tea/coffee and a snack for you both). *Reservations to be made online at upstart.ie - all the gigs will be great but book early to get your first preference!

€50 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community centres/gardens on your behalf.

€100 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community centres/gardens on your behalf. A download of the performance highlights in the pop up park.

€100 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community centres/gardens on your behalf. A reservation* for you and a friend at a lecture/workshop of your choice. A download of the performance highlights in the pop up park. Reserved seating* at one of the Upstart performance/cinema nights for you and a friend with picnic a for two...romantic! *Reservations to be made online at upstart.ie - all the gigs will be great but book early to get your first preference!

€200 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A download of the performance highlights in the pop up park. Reservations* for you and 2 friends at a lecture/workshop of your choice. Reserved seating* at one of the Upstart performance/cinema nights for you and 2 friends with picnic...romantic! And...#exciredanddelighred!...an invite for you and a friend to the pre launch private party! *Reservations to be made online at upstart.ie - all the gigs will be great but book early to get your first preference!

€200 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A download of the performance highlights in the pop up park.

€500 +

A pop up park! An Upstart Badge for you and your friends. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. A plant named after you, that we will donate to local community. centres/gardens on your behalf. Reserved seating* at one of the Upstart performance/cinema nights for you and 5 friends with picnic...romantic! A tour of the park before it opens...in your face jealous friends. And...#exciredanddelighred!...an invite for you and 5 friends to the pre launch private party! *Reservations to be made online at upstart.ie - all the gigs will be great but book early to get your first preference!

€1000 +

An Upstart Badge for you and your friends. Your name on our website & funders wall. A ltd edition print from a pop up park artist. Your name on our funders board. Your name/logo on our website. A reserved place for you and 13 guests at a Friday/Saturday performance/cinema night of your choice with delicious picnic for everyone too...where else would you going? An invite for you and 13 friends to the pre launch private party! Opportunity to bring a group to take part in a voluntary day to plant the park. A creative workshop led by an arts facilitator at a venue of your choice.

a project by:
Upstart Collaborative

This summer, Upstart will transform an inner-city site into a pop up park, a place of creativity, nature, imagination, play and beauty for everyone.

A cultural pocket to replace a vacant plot in the centre of Dublin City.

With your help we can open for 4 weeks and be host to dozens of free arts events, outdoor cinema & theatre performances, live music, educational activities, a pop-up restaurant and so much more.

A place for breakfast, lunch and dinner...for children and adults...an open space open to all.

Upstart have worked for the last two years to develop this innovative new project with multiple stakeholders and have consulted with Dublin City Council planners and architects, landscape architects and designers, with arts groups and with local community groups in Dublin.

All of whom have given their time and services for free.Everything we've done and do is voluntary.

So what's the money for?

Ok! Despite our best efforts to reuse, to upcycle and to beg for almost all of our materials. Despite the fact that we have witnessed incredible generosity from all those we've worked with so far.

We still need your help.

There are costs that we can't avoid.

The practical stuff like insurance, security, health and safety and some materials. There are day-to-day things we’ve tried our best to source at no cost, but despite our best efforts, they’ll have to be paid for. An outdoor light is €13.96! And we need loads! Not to mention the wiring, the switches...you get the idea!

But imagine a space transformed because you did more than just walk by that derelict site and wonder what it might be used for.

This is that small gesture which makes a big difference. When you take a small moment out of your day and make something happen that you didn't think could.

Imagine that!

A free play area, gardens, a theatre, a cinema, a restaurant - a Dublin City sanctuary for you to sit and take it slow and be inspired.

And why?

Imagine communities enabled by the development and creation of a roadmap and toolkit to get creative and breathe vibrancy into vacant spaces.

We've done so much, the legalities, the planning, the network, the ins and outs of taking a closed site and opening it to the community.

In short, we want it be a shining example as to how vacant sites can be used.

We want to offer you an experience.

We want to create something special for Dublin and its residents.

But we can’t do it without you.