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The World's First Poetry Pharmacy

A project in Shropshire, UK by Deborah Alma

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A disused Edwardian shop transformed into a walk-in pharmacy dispensing poetry
Backers: 387
Average Pledge Per Backer: £41

Funded: £15,908 of £15,000
Dates: Apr 30th -> May 30th (30 days)
Project By: Deborah Alma
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Thank you!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
It is now official! The world’s first Poetry Pharmacy Kickstarter is fully funded, and at £15,907 the generosity of you lovely people kept going even after we hit goal! Thank you so much!! For your belief, support and backing - it, quite... (Read More)


May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
 You did it! I just checked in and we have reached our target.  I'll write and thank you properly soon but it's really going to happen now thanks to your extraordinary kindness and generosity.   I can't thank you enough.   Love and poetry, ... (Read More)

Getting closer - 80% with a week to go...

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Poetry surgery - things to come.... Thanks to you we are now over 80% funded to reach our goal of £15,000 with a week to go. Please do share and publicise if you can then others can take the opportunity to join us in progressing the transformation... (Read More)

3/4 of the way to our ambitious target!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much! With your help we've done so brilliantly so far! With 13 days to go it's looking good ... Yesterday the photographer Dawn Jutton came to take some photos before sweeping and scrubbing starts over the next week and we hope they... (Read More)

Thanks to you we’ve reached £10k ...hurrah!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello to all our wonderful supporters. Just a quick update to say a heartfelt and huge THANK YOU to everyone for the generosity and support. We are so close! We have high hopes of reaching our goal of £15k so please continue to put the word out so... (Read More)

60% of target achieved! Thank you! Here are some more photos...

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Behind the shop counter Up to the workshop The workshop Lime plaster repairs needed Window at one end of workshop Consulting Room Consulting Room Workshop stairwell blocked with cardboard Consulting Room  (Read More)

Thank you! (9 days in...)

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We moved into No 36 High Street 9 days ago and are still not properly connected to the internet, but I've escaped to Keele University (where I work one day a week) to borrow their connection!  I want to say an enormous heartfelt thank you to all of... (Read More)

We hit 50%! Thank you!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
After only three days our Kickstarter for the world’s first Poetry Pharmacy is half way to reaching the funding goal! This is amazing and humbling, Deb, Jim and I are grateful and thank everyone who has supported us so far. Now we can turn our... (Read More)

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