I'd like to personally thank all the Life On Hold volunteers, supporters and artists who are helping to make this ambitious project a reality. Without their time and generosity none of this would be able to happen. Thank you xxx
Hamish McWhirter - Life On Hold founder
It started with a Zoom…
The Life On Hold volunteers
The independent businesses coming together to make Life On Hold happen
As well as supporting the NHS and Mind we have felt it important to engage with and get behind independent businesses during this time. The development and fundraising for Life On Hold would not have been possible without everyone's combined efforts.
The driving force behind Life On Hold, Hey! What? are a creative agency based in Bristol that deliver brand, design, illustration, animation and film. They have work with brands of all sizes including Intel, Clarks, Deloitte, Glastonbury Festival, Bristol Beer Factory and Oowee Burger.
The team at Duchess Media are basically a bunch of lush social media and PR ninja women. They've built a business that has cemented itself as a leader in Bristol's food and drink scene… although that's gone to shit as it has for the rest of us. Nice one Corona.
Miles from the newly formed Dues Machina chose to set up his own web development outfit pretty much bang on the arrival of Covid-19 and lockdown. Thankfully for us that meant he had lots of free time to help us with the front-end development on the Life On Hold site. Yay Corona! (Or maybe not).
Hannah King works both as a designer and developer and is able to provide clients and agencies a full range of services including web design, web development, content management, E-Commerce and SEO. Hannah is helping us out with the backend development on the Life On Hold entry portal.
Another Love Affair is the new (and rather poorly timed) partnership between Duchess Media and Hey! What?. They offer end-to-end marketing, PR and creative services for the food, drink, festivals, venues and events sectors. Life On Hold has given them a new focus in spreading creativity and positivity during this tough time
Atomic Smash is a WordPress & WooCommerce website design / development studio in Bristol. Working with businesses and organisations who are looking to build a measurable website that can integrate with other systems. They have kindly offered to host the Life On Hold entry portal and all the data that comes with it.
Hello Blue have made their name providing high end print to photographers, artists and galleries across the UK. They provide outstanding colour reproduction and fantastic quality across display and signage. They have printed the stunning Giclée NHS prints for Life On Hold.
Hidden Temple Printing are a Bristol company specialising in short and larger runs of quality printed t-shirts and apparel. They have roots in street-wear fashion having run their own clothing brand for the last 5 years. Hidden Temple have printed all our amazing screen printed fundraising merchandise for Life On Hold.
Today's highest quality digital print easily matches traditional methods in terms of quality, and knocks spots off it for turnaround time. They've invested in and upgraded their plant so that they can offer customers all that, and a little bit extra including a wide selection of in-house finishing options. Ripe have printed the A3 NHS prints for Life On Hold