Big London Night Walk

Key event details

  • Friday 2nd March 2018
  • Shoreditch Town Hall (nearest station Liverpool Street)
  • Sign will take place between 8pm and 9pm. Participants will be set off in waves from 9.45pm.
  • Fundraising target - £250
  • 13 miles approx (route TBC)
  • Registration fee - £25 or £20 per person if in a team of 5 or more.

Following this year’s successful event, The Big London Night Walk will return on Friday 2nd March 2018. Register now for a Friday night with a difference, and change the lives of hardworking Big Issue vendors on their journeys away from poverty and exclusion.

“Incredible, inspiring, thought-provoking and a definite would do it again event" - Big Night Walk 2017 Participant

Starting off in central London at Shoreditch Town Hall, the unique 13 mile route (approx.) will take you on a tour of the iconic sites at night. It will be an eye-opening experience and you’ll hear personal insights from Big Issue vendors before you start.

Hot drinks and snacks will be provided and the finish venue will remain open for participants until transport re-starts, as your finish time is likely to be between 1am and 4am, depending on your speed and time at rest stops.

"I was blown away by the amazing service, support, and incredible volunteers" - Big Night Walk 2017 Participant

Whether you’re a group of friends looking to get fit by training for an alternative night out, or an individual looking to see a different side to London, this is the charity event for you!

To find out more about this amazing challenge you can download the full information pack for the event here.

All the money raised from The Big Night Walk 2018 will support the vital work of The Big Issue Foundation so we can help more Big Issue vendors in their difficult journeys away from the poverty of their situations. This may be helping a vendor to find a safe place to live, reconnecting with family and loved ones, improving their personal health and well-being or training and development that will lead to a new career.

If you’ve got questions then check out our FAQ section or get in touch at events@bigissue.com or by calling Justine on 0207 526 3459.

You can find out more from the 2017 walk in our photo gallery.

Check out this video about our last Big Night Walk event below:

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