Based at The Boileroom music and arts venue in Guildford, Surrey Soup is a volunteer effort and exercise in community, food, creativity and good times. We are creating new opportunities and lasting cultural exchange with our locality.

what is SOUP?

SOUP is a community-focused and led creative, grassroots crowd-funding project resource page. Ever had an idea, project, or start-up that will benefit the community? Have you struggled to get funding or get the project started? This is the place for you!

How does SOUP work?

3-5 applicants will be chosen to present to the audience for five minutes – who they are, a picture of the problem, and a picture of the solution. Each presenter can also answer 4 questions from the audience.

Each audience member then casts a vote for their favourite project. The one with the most votes wins the cash donated on the door. And of course everyone gets a bowl of soup and bread – Everyone’s a winner! Check out this infographic from SOUP founders that explains how it works.

If you would like to pitch for our next event, make some soup, perform, or generally get involved drop lydia@theboileroom.net an email.

Find out about upcoming Godalming SOUP events HERE

Find out about upcoming Haslemere SOUP events HERE 

Find out about upcoming Reading SOUP events HERE

Find out more about the founders of the SOUP movement here.

Join our Facebook Group here.

Download a PDF copy of the proposal form here:

Surrey SOUP Proposal Form

Or use the online proposal form below for submissions for upcoming Guildford SOUPs. If you need help with the form email lydia@theboileroom.net .


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