Burnt Lemon Theatre: Genre-Defying, Terrifyingly Talented and Anarchically Inclined

The four-hour train journey home from Edinburgh seems to be the perfect opportunity to reflect on the incredible month Burnt Lemon Theatre have had at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Improving Mental Health in Sri Lanka Thanks to Click

According to the World Health Organisation, Sri Lanka has one of the world’s highest suicide rates, with a rate of 58.7 per 100,000 people for men.

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Simply to say THANK YOU!

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In January, we received a very generous gift from the construction firm Bouygues UK (BYUK), who donated the proceeds of their Christmas Raffle to match-fund students using Click (read about it here).

This amazing gift has now made a lot of dreams come true. Seven different projects on Click have been matchfunded and raised more than £7,798 in total. To celebrate the great impact that Bouygues’ donation had on our Essex community we have asked the beneficiaries to share how they felt when receiving the extra boost to their campaigns and what it meant to them.

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Our First Class Giving Page

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You may assume a student’s biggest term time expense (aside from rent) consists of late night Domino’s and a Friday night at the SU Bar. You’re not entirely wrong, however as the 3rd year BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre students from East 15 Acting School began laying the foundations for their future career’s as theatre makers, investments which don’t coincide with student budget urged  them to pull together as a class and approach CLICK for help with fundraising.

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A Wild Story from Africa

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The UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve, situated in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, is a 6,000 hectare reserve comprised of three farms previously managed for cattle and encompasses a wide range of habitats from acacia savannah and bushveld to mountainous terrain. Due to previous agricultural practices many of the natural inhabiting species had been lost.

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Embroideries that Bring Hope

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Sana Kikhia – originally from Syria and a former Master’s student from the Essex Business School  has always been interested in volunteering and social justice. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Society she saw a potential of starting a small project that could have a great impact.

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