Over recent months The Big Issue Bournemouth office has been fortunate enough to form a partnership with Lush Bournemouth. Over the Christmas period the Lush store displayed information about the Big Issue and our local vendors, and collected scarves and hats, as well as other gifts, which were distributed amongst vendors as presents.
Last week on a rainy afternoon, Lush staff were given a chance to experience an hour in the life of a vendor, selling the magazine to the public on a rainy afternoon. The two brave participants, Danika and Kira would be partnered up with current vendors Matt and Josie and attempt to sell the magazine.
Here’s what they said about the experience: