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Boro SOUP #29

Thurs 7th March 2019
Off the Ground

Boro SOUP #30

Thurs 11th April
Special event.
Details TBC

Boro SOUP #31

Thurs 2nd May
Off the Ground

Boro SOUP is back for our first event of 2019. We kick-off this year at Off the Ground. Join us for a brand new year of the same grassroots community awesomeness!

Thurs 7th March, 6:30pm
Off the Ground, Grange Rd, TS1 5AS

Soup is a bi-monthly networking and fundraising night,
connecting people who care about Boro,
supporting 4 great causes each month,
putting the power in our hands


Money raised so far (£)

Projects supported

Our next event is on Thursday 7th March 2019,  6:30-9pm

Boro SOUP is at Off the Ground to kcik-off a fresh year of crowd-sourced, grassroots fun.

Come and join us! Have a say in making Boro even better

Kids are very welcome

Soup is a monthly networking and fundraising night,
connecting people who care about Boro,
supporting 3 great causes each month,
putting the power in our hands
March Soup chat
Meet with a growing movement
of people who want to see Boro
Raise money for local charities!


Please donate what you can
Every penny is match funded to make a bigger difference!

Together we’ve raised over £13,000 so far!

Great food
included in your entry
Sample a selection of gorgeous soups
with a bread roll

Are you new to Boro Soup or reminiscing? How about a throwback to some previous events….

December Boro Soup
May Boro Soup
Boro Soup April

Coming soon: a rogues gallery of Soup presenters

We have a souperb list of people and groups who have presented so far. Here you’ll find a list of them. As this site continues to develop we’ll build up more info on each project so that you can stay in touch after the event is over. We are a network, after-all.

Lawrie and Stacey

Talking about Recipe, a community group working with people in central Middlesbrough recovering form addiction

Rebecca James

Shower me with Love was a charity providing the homeless and hard-up with basic sanitary items. It helped a lot of people during its time.

Paul Catterall

Open Door, working with refugees and asylum seekers

Fran Garrity

A community meal on Christmas Day, held at Middlesbrough Community Church

Jane Craig

Billingham Parish Church, providing a community meal on Christmas Day

Scarlet Pink

Hands on Middlesbrough is a environmental-focused network seeking to bring life and attention to the green spaces around town.

Sam Henderson

Sam had an idea for experimenting with innovative energy harnessing techniques, to help us find more sustainable ways of living

Andy McCALL-Smith

Andy is teh pioneer behind an alley scheme in Linthorpe – using resourceful means to bring life and community to his back-alley

Coulby kids

Several young people from Coulby Newham pitched on their idea to tidy their neighbourhood

Emma Mussard

Annalise presented on behalf of an idea to buy fruit and veg and give it out for free to people struggling to afford healhty food in South Middlesbrough

Pride Sibanda

With his community at PCCI in central Middlesbrough, Pride is starting a summer school to equip young people with basic skills and positive role models

Chris Stuttard

Based in South Bank, Chris wants to create opportunities for community to develop – looking towards a hub/café idea in the heart of old South Bank

Dave Plant

Park Kidz: As part of the new Tots2Teens program, Dave and his volunteers run a summer detached program in Gresham, rotating around the small parks provinding games life messages

Jane Perrott

Bulding on the work on Whinney Banks over the last 5 years, Trinity Church is transforming it’s entrance into a café area for the community. They need help decorating the new room

Hannah Clark

Hannah is putting together places for ‘social eating’. Starting with an evening at mima, diverse groups are encouraged to come together and build community over food – sourced from supermarket stuff that would otherwise go to waste. The food is offered on a pay-as-you-feel basis, maing it accessible to everyone

Claire Bouskill

Fahrenheit bookshop has become a hub for radical idea and helping people on the fringe of society. They are seeking to open space for people using their building to express themselves through art

Kate Reader

In the aftermath of sithing cuts to vital services for young mothers, Kate is part of a peer-supprt group offering resources and guidance to breast-feeders in the Teesside area

Emily Hesse and James Beighton

Emily and James started New Linthorpe Pottery as way of connecting Teessiders with the ground under their feet and their longer industrial heritage. Their projects bring together people from lots of backgrounds to make pottery from local clay. Their kiln recently broke and they need support to help them keep going

Emma Watson

Working with residents groups in Park End and Thorntree, Emma provides opportunities for people to try new skills and to share passions.

Sarah Falconer

The Hope Foundation offer lots of help to people in Middlesbrough, seeking to improve their skills and emplyability. Alongside their education centre, they want to offer social nights to benefit the people coming along


Morbid is a local historian and poet based in Middlesbrough. He has a massive interest in the development of the town and wants to create a platform bringing together the disparate networks devoted to knowledge about the past in Middlesbrough

Catherine Howell

Fracking is in the news, with the government suddenly pushing through permission for sites across the region to begin work. Catherine is part of a network trying to oppose fracking because of the danger it poses to our local environment. They will be sharing info about the hydraulic fracturing process as well as showing solidarity with communities in the shadow of wells

Off the Ground, 63 Grange Road,Middlesbrough,-TS1 5AS
Starting on
7S March 2019
Ending on
7S March 2019
Offer Price
GBP Donation £4+