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Our very own venue takes our improvised show, Almost Always Muddy, into the hearts of communities who don't have access to the arts.
Our very own venue takes our improvised show, Almost Always Muddy, into the hearts of communities who don't have access to the arts.
271 backers pledged £13,028 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge £1 or more About $2

    Warm fuzzies

    THANK YOU. You're lovely. As much or as little as you can afford; no matter what, you still get our love and gratitude. And we'll give you regular updates on how the project is going.

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    Pledge £5 or more About $7

    Postcard of the show poster and treats

    Thank you so much! We'll send you a personalised handwritten postcard from the Muddy team, plus our very favourite recipe for yummy brownies - make them with your friends, your children, or all on your own and eat the lot. Plus we'll send you regular updates on the project and credit you on our website.

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    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
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    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £8 or more About $10

    Sticky sticky stickers!

    Stickers! Show us the child who doesn't love a sheet of stickers. Actually that applies to some adults too. We'll send you a whole stash of Paper Bag Girl stickers to do with whatever you like.

    Includes:
    • Brownie recipe
    • Personalised postcard
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
    • Set of Paper Bag Girl stickers
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    Pledge £15 or more About $19

    A4 poster

    A high-quality A4 print poster of our gorgeous show illustration, signed by the illustrator.

    Includes:
    • A4 poster
    • Brownie recipe
    • Personalised postcard
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £20 or more About $25

    Build your own Paper Bag Girl

    Do you want your very own Paper Bag Girl puppet so she can explore your kitchen, garden shed, or mysterious wasteland? We can help! We'll send you beautifully illustrated instructions and key bits of kit to build your own - what she does then is up to you...

    Includes:
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £25 or more About $31

    A3 Poster

    A high-quality A3 print poster of our gorgeous show illustration, signed by the illustrator.

    Includes:
    • A3 poster
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Personalised postcard
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £30 or more About $38

    Almost Always Muddy mug - second run!

    We're getting a SECOND even-more-limited run of gorgeous enamel mugs made, featuring our logo plus a picture of our beloved Paper Bag Girl. Excellent for cups of tea and coffee (other hot beverages are available) - and really good for staying up too late round the campfire. Plus, get your very own postcard and our favourite brownie recipe too.

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    Pledge £50 or more About $62

    ALL THE THINGS goodybag!

    Just can't choose? Get yourself a whole stash of all the rewards so far, plus a high-quality A3 print poster of our gorgeous show illustration, signed by the illustrator. It's like a big muddy Christmas.

    Includes:
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
    • Email updates on the project
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    Pledge £100 or more About $124

    Your very own adventure

    We'll create a magical bedtime adventure story for your family, using Hazel's years of vocal training and podcast story reading. We'll ask you a few questions about places you've explored, adventures you've been on, stories that are special to you and your family - and we'll use all of that to weave a completely personalised Paper Bag adventure story for you. We'll send you the audio recording so you can listen to it as many times as you like - plus get all the physical rewards so far.

    Includes:
    • Personalised Paper Bag Adventure
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £125 or more About $155

    Family party at Battersea Arts Centre

    Come and join us for an exclusive Almost Always Muddy party at Battersea Arts Centre in London - you'll see the show, and then join us for an after-show party with the cast!

    For up to two adults and two children (under 16).

    Includes:
    • Tickets to family party at BAC
    • Family ticket to the show
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
    • Email updates on the project
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    Pledge £150 or more About $186

    See the show!

    A family ticket (up to two adults and two children, under 16) to see the show at any of the UK-wise tour venues (2017) or at Battersea Arts Centre (October 2018). Plus, a gorgeous goodybag full of all our lovely rewards so far.

    Includes:
    • Family ticket to the show
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £200 or more About $248

    Get written into the set

    Have your name and inscription engraved on one of our girders - we use these to build the set every single time. We'll also send you a special four-page booklet, 'How to build your own puppet and create an adventure land to tell your very own story’ - and a fabulous goody bag of lovely rewards!

    Includes:
    • Name and inscription engraved on girder
    • Four-page adventure booklet
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £200 or more About $248

    See the show PLUS party!

    A family ticket (up to two adults and two children, under 16) to see the show at Battersea Arts Centre (October 2018),
    Then come and join us for an exclusive Almost Always Muddy after-show party with the cast! Plus, a gorgeous goodybag full of all our lovely rewards so far.

    Includes:
    • Family ticket to the show
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Tickets to family party at BAC
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £200 or more About $248

    Personal coaching session

    Are you in need of support or creative guidance on a new project? Want to brush up on your audition technique, or workshop a new piece with experienced performers? Are you keen to brush up your skills to break through into the creative world? Hazel and Kirsty have years of experience between them and can provide dedicated personalised guidance: performance, auditions, dramatic readings, clowning, making, creating, or just advice on how to make life work as an independent creative professional. Get in touch if there's something specific you'd like to work through with us and we'll be able to confirm if we can help.

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    • 2hour personal coaching session
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £250 or more About $310

    See how we make the show

    Join the cast and crew for a day at the Wild Rumpus creation space in Cheshire - we'll show you around and talk you through how we're developing the set and the show. You'll be able to see rehearsals in progress, see how we're building the arena and the making/music stations, and share lunch with the cast and crew to ask all your burning questions. Be our guest of honour for a day!

    Includes:
    • A day with cast and crew at Wild Rumpus
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £350 or more About $434

    Almost Always Muddy Bronze Patron

    Specially designed mallet with Almost Always Muddy and your family name embossed on it. He or she who wields this Mallet with their family name at the entrance gate of any of our shows shall gain free entry for their family.

    Plus, an audio reading of a Paper Bag Adventure inspired by suggestions from your family, a special four-page booklet, 'How to build your own puppet and create an adventure land to tell your very own story’ - and our fabulous goody bag of loot!

    Includes:
    • Magical mallet granting free access to any of our shows
    • Personalised Paper Bag Adventure
    • Four-page adventure booklet
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £500 or more About $620

    Almost Always Muddy Silver Patron

    Our fabulous maker, Kirsty, will create your very own unique Paper Bag Girl puppet.

    Plus, an audio reading of a Paper Bag Adventure inspired by suggestions from your family, a special four-page booklet, 'How to build your own puppet and create an adventure land to tell your very own story’ - and our fabulous goody bag of loot!

    Includes:
    • Personalised Paper Bag Adventure
    • Four-page adventure booklet
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet created by our designer
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 1 backer
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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,239

    Almost Always Muddy Gold Patron

    WOW. Thank you! We'll meet you for high tea - an opportunity to talk more in depth about the project, or an opportunity to share creative ideas you may have and want to brainstorm with two experienced practitioners. Or both!

    Plus, the whole shebang - your very own mallet granting you and your family entrance to any of our shows, a unique handmade Paper Bag Girl puppet, an audio reading of a Paper Bag Adventure inspired by suggestions from your family, a special four-page booklet, 'How to build your own puppet and create an adventure land to tell your very own story’ - and our fabulous goody bag of loot! PHEW.

    Includes:
    • Personalised Paper Bag Adventure
    • Four-page adventure booklet
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet created by our designer
    • Magical mallet granting free access to any of our shows
    • High tea with Kirsty and Hazel
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Ships to Only United Kingdom
    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge £3,500 or more About $4,335

    Let's do the show right here

    We'll come and put on the show for you. This will get you 2x shows in one day (date to be agreed). You'll need a bit of land or indoor space ideally 10m by 10m; we can take a family audience of up to 50 people per show. We'll build your show into our 2018 tour.

    Contact us if you're thinking of pledging at this level so we can answer any questions you have about venue, dates, etc.

    Includes:
    • A day's performances at your venue
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    Pledge £25 or more About $31

    Almost Always Muddy enamel mug

    We've had a limited run of gorgeous enamel mugs made, featuring our logo plus a picture of our beloved Paper Bag Girl. Excellent for cups of tea and coffee (other hot beverages are available) - and really good for staying up too late round the campfire. Plus, get your very own postcard and our favourite brownie recipe too.

    Includes:
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 50 backers
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    Pledge £25 or more About $31

    Enamel mug PLUS Scrubbington goodies

    First five backers at this level: as well as the list below, you also get a set of magically foaming goodies from Professor Scrubbington's Emporium of Clean - perfect for children who are busy running wild and getting muddy.

    We've had a limited run of gorgeous enamel mugs made, featuring our logo plus a picture of our beloved Paper Bag Girl. Excellent for cups of tea and coffee (other hot beverages are available) - and really good for staying up too late round the campfire. Plus, get your very own postcard and our favourite brownie recipe too.

    Includes:
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Full set of Professor Scrubbington's washing products
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £40 or more About $50

    BAC family ticket to Christmas 2017 show

    With huge thanks to the Battersea Arts Centre's generosity, we're also able to offer a family ticket (face value £50-60) to the first week of their Christmas show this year - Snow White & Rose Red, an adventurous Christmas show for children aged 5+ and their families (see the main section of the campaign for full details/restrictions). Plus we'll throw in some special Almost Always Muddy treats for you.

    Includes:
    • Family ticket to Snow White & Rose Red at BAC
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
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    Pledge £50 or more About $62

    Goodybag PLUS Scrubbington goodies

    First five backers at this level: as well as the list below, you also get a set of magically foaming goodies from Professor Scrubbington's Emporium of Clean - perfect for children who are busy running wild and getting muddy.

    Just can't choose? Get yourself a whole stash of all the rewards so far, plus a high-quality A3 print poster of our gorgeous show illustration, signed by the illustrator. It's like a big muddy Christmas.

    Includes:
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
    • Full set of Professor Scrubbington's washing products
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 5 backers
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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,239

    Gold Patron AND Mud Kitchen

    WOW. Thank you! We'll meet you for high tea - an opportunity to talk more in depth about the project, or an opportunity to share creative ideas you may have and want to brainstorm with two experienced practitioners. Or both!

    Plus, the whole shebang - your very own mallet granting you and your family entrance to any of our shows, a unique handmade Paper Bag Girl puppet, an audio reading of a Paper Bag Adventure inspired by suggestions from your family, a special four-page booklet, 'How to build your own puppet and create an adventure land to tell your very own story’ - and our fabulous goody bag of loot! PHEW.

    AND as if that weren't enough, we'll also include a gorgeous painted 'Pebble' Mud Kitchen from www.mudkitchens.co.uk

    Includes:
    • Personalised Paper Bag Adventure
    • Four-page adventure booklet
    • A3 poster
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet kit
    • Enamel mug
    • Personalised postcard
    • Brownie recipe
    • Paper Bag Girl puppet created by our designer
    • Magical mallet granting free access to any of our shows
    • High tea with Kirsty and Hazel
    • Email updates on the project
    • Your name on our web page of supporters
    • Mud Kitchen
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Funding period

- (30 days)