LeeFest: A Music and Arts Festival Run By You! #growLeeFest

A project in London, United Kingdom by LeeFest

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Project to #growLeeFest into a 5000 capacity festival that remains independent. No sponsors, no corporate investors - just run by you!
Backers: 676
Average Pledge Per Backer: £76

Funded: £51,566 of £50,000
Dates: Apr 3rd -> May 1st (29 days)
Project By: LeeFest
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Latest News

Meet the Kickstarter: how Yancey Strickler is creating a world of entrepreneurs

November 1st - via: standard.co.uk
A mash-up stage production of the Shakespearean canon and Terminator 2 sounds a bizzarre concept — and yet it is happening. An inflatable sculpture of Lionel Ritchie’s head? Yes, that happened too — at Bestival this year. How the hell did they find investors? Through Kickstarter, of course, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform (a term its founders strongly dislike), which had its first birthday in the UK yesterday. (Read More)


May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Can't wait to see you all :) If you want to bring any friends they have until 5pm to pledge a little and come down! We will send the location out again at 5 for any new backers! lee  (Read More)

Backers Party Secret Location: Tonight

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

You Made It Happen.

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Campfire Cabinet is now official and you will be running the most unique festival in the world...  You are supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! We love you. lee  (Read More)

1 Day Left. 98% Funded. Secret Campfire Cabinet Sessions.

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
LeeFest Allstars, With 1 day left we are only 2% away from growing LeeFest and safeguarding its independence forever. Who is joining us in the Campfire Cabinet? Today we can announce that all members will be able to come backstage for some secret... (Read More)

94% Funded! New Reward Levels Added.

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, This is so tense! We are 94% funded and have 68 hours to make it happen.  We added some new reward levels for you after many requests - there is a little picture below to explain them! You can increase your pledge or... (Read More)

6 Days To Go: Free Backers Party

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Allstars, We have 6 days to go and only £8,442 left to raise of our £50,000 target. Please share the project once more to give us one more kick! In return for all your wonderful help we will be having a Free Backers Party next week in central... (Read More)

A Little Thank You Present!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
LeeFest Allstars We made you a little present to say thank you for all your support so far :) It's in alphabetical order if you want to find your name. Would anybody like one printed? If you like we could make it an extra reward - just tweet us using... (Read More)

LeeFest 2013 Lineup

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Good Morning Backers! Today we are able to confirm some new music for the 2013 LeeFest lineup.  There are loads of incredible new artists involved - with your backing we will be able to help even more in the future :) If you would like to find out... (Read More)

We Made The News!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much for being the first to 200 to invest in the future of LeeFest.  Thanks to you guys the project made the national news in its first 7 days! We've still got a long way to go though - please help spread the word about #growleefest... (Read More)

The Secret's Out!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Lee has just been whisked off to the ITV News studio to talk about #growLeeFest Tune in if you can from 6pm - we will record it for anyone that can't! Big Love x  (Read More)

Secret For Longer...

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh no team, ITV have postponed our interview because of the news about Margaret Thatcher so it wont be on tonight! It will be on soon though - we will let you know when - just keep it secret for a little longer ;) That Iron Lady - she never was a fan... (Read More)

A Little Secret For You...

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
LeeFest Allstars, Thank you so much for being the first to support #growLeefest You're early support and excitement has meant that we have already reached 20% of our target and that people like Bastille, Xfm, Mystery Jets and more have jumped on... (Read More)

Leefest launches Kickstarter campaign

April 3rd - via: thecmuwebsite.com
Independent festival LeeFest has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise £50,000 to help grow the annual event, which famously began as a party in Lee Denny’s back garden in Bromley in 2006. (Read More)

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