The Big Sleep Out, London

Key event details

  • Date: Friday November 2017
  • Venue: The Kia Oval , the home of Surrey County Cricket Club and one of the oldest and most historic stadiums in the world.
  • Fundraising Target: £350
  • Registration fee: £25 or £100 for a team of 5

The Big Sleep Out was a huge success in November 2016, raising over £25,000. 2017’s event will present even more of a challenge as participants will be sleeping outside under shelter at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground.

You can read about the 2016 event here, view the photo gallery from the latest event here and the video below.

The last Big Sleep Out featured entertainment from Citi Choir, as well as a special film under the theme of ‘home’ by Chocolate Films. The highlight was an interactive panel discussion with former and current Big Issue vendors which will return for the 2017 event.

This will be our sixth Big London Sleep Out. Although it is not intended to be a full ‘homeless experience’, it will challenge you to abandon your comfort zone and negotiate a night’s sleep in a safe, but cold and uncomfortable environment.

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