Category Archives: charity

Chez Amelie for Meningitis research

Sally Clipson and Kevin Smith, who lost their three year old daughter Amelie to Meningitis in 2008, turned their Soham home into a 28 cover pop up restaurant for the evening in order to raise funds for Meningitis UK. The … Continue reading

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Pop up poppies

Bedford’s first ever pop-up shop is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. The Poppy Shop opened in the Harpur Centre last week to raise money for the annual Poppy Appeal. Angela Parker, who is behind the idea, sells lapel poppies, … Continue reading

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Grand Appeal pop up shop

Grand Appeal is the charity that raises funds exclusively for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and St Michael’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They have opened a Wallace and Gromit themed pop up shop for Christmas, selling a wide range … Continue reading

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Selkirk top of the pops

Selkirk is the latest town to utilise the pop up shop to aid the regeneration of their high street. The Chamber of Trade plans to create four pop up shops in Market Place and High Street that are available to … Continue reading

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Secret stories

Children from Sussex schools could soon be writing stories in a secret back room behind a pet shop. The new project in Brighton and Hove by Little Green Pig aims to take children out of their classrooms into a ‘creative literacy space’ in the … Continue reading

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Commercial Break

Commercial Break, a new initiative to encourage young college-leavers from under-privileged backgrounds to enter the advertising business, has launched a pop-up agency.  The commercial Brake Agency has opened with a brief from Ubisoft, the video game company which owns Assassin’s … Continue reading

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The Retail Trust

Brighton and Hove 16 – 25 year olds will be some of the first to be given the chance to start up their own pop up shops as they embark on their first steps to a career in retail.   Teaming … Continue reading

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Taunton’s boho pop up shop

A new pop up shop has opened in the lovely town of Taunton to raise money for the charity Headway which supports people with brain injuries. Selling clothes with a bohemian feel in a range of sizes brought originally from … Continue reading

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Julia’s House Weymouth pop up

Weymouth is to welcome a pop up shop just in time for the Olympic Games. Julia’s House children’s hospice is to open a pop up on St Mary’s Street, Weymouth whilst they prepare their permanent shop which will be opening … Continue reading

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Christian Aid is popping up in Broadwick Street

To support Christian Aid Week, stars have been busy designing garden tools which will be displayed in a pop up shop at 65 Broadwick Street, London from 14th – 19th May.  The theme of the week is to give the … Continue reading

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