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A project by: Tom Stock



from 10 donors

This project received donations on Tue 31 Jan 2023
Support LGBTQ+ History Month with this interactive art exhibition within Colchester Library


KALEIDOSCOPE is an exhibition within Colchester Library to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month 2023. The event will run for the whole of February and feature LGBTQ+ authors, poets and artisits.

The Library has funding for the literary parts of the event, I am looking for funding for the artistic parts. The amount raised from this fundraiser with pay for the costs of decorating the space, funding a large community art wall and an interactive instalation.


My name is Tom Stock and I'm a local creative, MA Film & Lit student and pansexual father of one human and two cats. We all know representation matters and my aim is to platform to work of local LGBTQ+ artists through the exhibition. The library has funding for many amazing free workshops and events but as I am an independant artisit I am a volunteer. This small amount would help cover the costs of art supplies and equipment for the event for myself and other artisits involved.

Where will your donation money go?

  • £50 = Lights to create a colourful immersive exhibition space.
  • £50 = Glass pens to create a LGBTQ+ Timeline on glass walls.
  • £100 = Craft materials for decorations such as ribbion, flags, bunting, couloured paper and tissue.
  • £100 = Art supplies such as paint, pens, fabric, canvas's, placards and paperWhat are the rewards?

what are the rewards?

Firstly, thank you for reading this. If you are unable to donate then please do share or your social media platforms, it's just as kind as giving money. However everyone who donates over £10 will have their name displayed proudly as a sponser (if they wish). This is the first exhibition of this size within Colchester to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month so I thank you for any support you can give.