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Frank Sidebottom's Fantastic Christmas Fund Raiser

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hello fantastic frank sidebottom fans we need your help. to get a statue of frank sidebottom in timperley we need to raise another £4,000 and i know we can do this. we have a fundraiser on the 15th december at the night and day in manchester, and tickets are just £11.37 please can you support this and come along.

you can get tickets now online from see tickets here so please please ourder those tickets now click this text to order your tickets we hope that this fundraiser will raise £2,000 but we are still going to be £2,000 short and we need help to just raise this final amount. can you help? can you make a donation 

please can you download the flyer and display in a shopw window, in the office, on a noticeboard, in your car any place that is legal, as we need to get publicity and sell tickets to make this happen, download the flyer here

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Frank Sidebottom's Fantastic Christmas Fund Raiser

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Night And Day Cafe, Manchester

this should be the last and final fund raiser for the frank sidebottom statue, and we hope to unveil early in 2013 hopefully on franks birthday. we are just over £2k short and if we can manage to sell 200 tickets and other fund raising we can make the statue happen. please supprt this if you can

Saturday, 15 Dec 2012
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
ADULT £12.51 (£11.37)

A Franktastic Christmas party to raise funds for the Frank Sidebottom Statue
An evening of music and  celebration Frank Sidebottom style
Rare video to be shown
Our very own Frank Factor with a celebrity judging panel
THE FRESHIES (with Harry Sievey)
More to be announced
Doors 7.30 till late

order you tickets on-line at see tickets £11.37 each plus book fee link to buy - link to buy link to buy


christmas is really fantastic

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Pencil in to keep free the 15th December for "Franks Fantastic Christmas Party" The exact venue will be confirmed in the next week, but will be a Manchester central location, with a ticket price of £11.37And the night will have a definite Frank Sidebottom theme.

The location for the Frank Sidebottom Statue has now been approved by the local authority, but underground checks now need to be done, then a planning application needs to be submitted.The location will be ace, and right in the middle of Timperley.. How fantastic is that!!

Christmas is really fantastic, you know it is.. it really is...

a fantastic frank sidebottom christmas party

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a fantastic frank Sidebottom Christmas party

we are now in the early stages of planning what could well be the last and final frank Sidebottom statue fund raiser to be held in a manchester city centre venue, ticket price will be £11.37 plus booking fees

local bands will play, with fingers crossed a headliner but we want this night to be for frank side bottom fans, rather than the headliner fans

we are going to limit the number of tickets to just 200 on a strictly first come first served basis

at this stage would you like to come to <franks fantastic christmas party>

do you have any ideas on what you would like to see, or what you would like to take place? you can comment on the frank sidebottom state facebook page found here -> click

we are now so close to getting the frank sidebottom statue commissioned and to stand tall in a prominent place in timperley village, a place where frank can watch the timperley sunset forever

after all Christmas is really fantastic

frank statue final locations

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Site visits for the frank statue final locations have now been done, we hope to get approval, very soon, and then once done we will be able to submit the planning application.

Plans for a possible final statue fundraiser are also soon soon to be announced and we hope that fans will support this

frank statue manchester fundraiser

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with news that we are now getting very close to being able to commission the frank Sidebottom statue a new manchester fund raiser is being worked on.
a city centre location has been offered, and we are now in the early stages to see if this is viable. Local bands, music, comedy and other ideas are being explored.
do you have an idea that you would like to contribute? If so please get in touch.

being frank - the chris sievey story

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Being Frank is a feature length documentary film, telling for the first time the true story of the life and work of artist Chris Sievey.

Made with exclusive access to Chris' personal archive and the co-operation of his family, the film will explore the astonishing life and career of this most maverick of artists from the point of view of the people who knew him best.

Being Frank will take the audience from Chris' earliest days as a teenage singer/songwriter cutting demos at Apple, through the Punk-Pop heyday of his band The Freshies, to the birth and hilarious career of his most enduring creation, Frank Sidebottom.

Many were fans of Frank Sidebottom, but few were privileged to know the man behind the mache. This is a chance to finally meet the real Chris Sievey, through never-before-seen archive and the memories of his family, colleagues and close friends.

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frank sidebottom statue campaign update

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frank sidebottom statue campaign update

as you know we have been trying to fund raise to get a statue of the fantastic frank sidebottom in Timperley.
but as time has been passing getting enough funds for our original target is going to take a very long time, so we have come up with a solution.

martin sievey , chris sievey (frank sidebottom) brother has come forward who will now create a new model and do the casting for the frank Sidebottom bronze statue, we plan to do the actual casting at “castle fine arts” foundry.

by bringing in house this project a significant saving will be made, and with a final push we are going to be able to commission work on this almost straight away.

we have some sites for the statue in timperley in mind, and this is going to be subject to approval from the local authority, once we have a thumbs up we will be submitting a planning application.

we are grateful for all of the support we have had  and a “frank Sidebottom” < thank you> to everyone that has purchased merchandise, given a donation, put on or attended a fund raiser.

some more merchandise will soon be back on sale, and we are currently looking for some volunteers that can help us with the admin/packing/shipping of merchandise.

also a number of items from the frankophillia exhibition will be up for auction. plus a number of frank sidebottoms very own personal personal  items will also be up for auction.

a film/documentary is currently being commissioned by a guy called steve Sullivan and filming and production will take place over the next year, this is being done via the film board of wale's. This is going to be about the life of chris sievey and also frank sidebottom

we kindly ask that that any fundraiser / merchandise ideas are discussed and approved before going ahead

all official news regarding the frank Sidebottom statue will be published here on this web site

here is a fantastic link to make contact

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