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The Studio @ Matthews Yard will bring independent and community theatre back to Croydon, London's biggest borough.
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Matthews Yard

181 backers pledged £7,858 to help bring this project to life.

Thank you!

Hi everyone, 

its been quite a while since the last update was sent (June 2013!) Things have gone from strength to strength at Matthews Yard, the studio has been a roaring success with sell out performances for Mark Thomas, Richard Herring, Susan Calman and a number of other comedians. We have hosted plays from Dippermouth Theatre, Breakfast Cat Theatre, Matthews Yard Theatre Company and Zoom! Arts Youth Project on a regular basis, and will continue to do so. 

The studio is fully functioning but in need of more investment to make it a space to be proud of. We fell short of funds to complete the supporters wall - but are planning on completing this by the end of March 2014 (I am meeting a designer tonight to begin getting it all mapped out). 

Remember - you still have a few days to claim any rewards. Thanks again for all your support, we look forward to seeing you again soon. 

INVEST IN MATTHEWS YARDWe are currently selling 44% equity in the business in order to raise funds to reduce our debts, improve the current premises and to fund expansion to a new premises in Wandle Park. We need to raise a total of £140,000 and have secured almost £20,000 so far. Investors get rewards - but also own a share in the business - have a say in how it is run - and get to share in the profits! Full details and our summary business plan can be viewed here:

Warmest wishes

Saif and the rest of the team at Matthews Yard


    1. Creator Neil Spellings on February 17, 2014

      When is the deadline that rewards have to be claimed by? "A few days" is rather vague. Also given your delays in delivering the promotion via the supporters wall that backers have paid towards, it would be a nice gesture to extend the claim deadline until you've completed this so we can view the results of our donation whilst enjoying your culinary delights.