Big Sleep Out - 7th December
Hove Lagoon, England
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The Brighton event venue is Hove Lagoon on the 7th December 2019. 100% of the funds raised from this event will go towards registered charities helping homeless and displaced people.
If you would like to get in touch regarding the Brighton event, please email us at [email protected]
will support the local organisations listed below.
will go towards supporting people displaced internationally.
Local Charity Beneficiaries
Sussex Homeless Support
Sussex Homeless Support are a registered nonprofit Brighton charity Providing support, accommodation, advice, and outreach to people suffering housing crisis 7 Days a week and is run by volunteers, relying solely on donations.
Every Sunday they run a Street Kitchen at The Clock-Tower Brighton where they serve meals, give out clothes, supplies and advice to over 120 homeless people. In the last few years, due to the homeless crisis, they have converted and opened up two homeless night shelters in former double decker buses: giving shelter now on top of the many other life saving services the provide
Saturday 7th December 2019
Hove Lagoon, Brighton
Event Open Times:
Doors OPEN from 14:00 (2pm)
Show from 16:30 to 23:00 (4:30pm - 11pm)
FINISHES 09:00 (9am)
Sleep out challenge begins:
Who can attend?
Only participants who have registered may attend with the ticket issued in their name. Unfortunately, we will not be able to admit anyone without a ticket who hasn’t registered, and it is not possible for participants to bring guests with them.
When will I receive my ticket?
You will receive your email ticket by 5th December 2019
Can I leave and re-enter the Sleep Out?
There is no re-entry upon leaving the event.
What is provided on site?
● Medical & welfare services for if you feel unwell
● Overnight Security
What are the age restrictions?
The event is for 18+ only.
Why is alcohol not permitted?
Drinking alcohol will considerably increase the risk of people suffering from hypothermia at the event and as such we do not have permission to allow alcohol at this event. In addition, we wish to be sympathetic towards alcohol and addiction issues within the homeless community by abstaining for the night.
Can we leave outdoor kit behind?
No. Please do not leave your outdoor kit behind after the event, if you do not want to keep it please take it home and consider donating to an organisation who could put it to use. Please throw all your rubbish away in the bins provided and take all your belongings with you.
Is there somewhere for lost property?
Please hand in and reclaim all lost property from the welfare stations. The event accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen property. All lost property items will be handed to the local police station after the event.
What if it rains or the weather is bad?
Unless there is an extreme weather event the WBSO event will go ahead. Our on-site H&S team will monitor and assess the weather and will only cancel in the event it is deemed dangerous to proceed.
Will there be a refund if the event is cancelled?
No tickets will be refunded and the proceeds will still go to the charity. We will endeavour to put on an alternative event within a reasonable timeframe.
How can I make a donation to WBSO?
Head to www.bigsleepout.com and click donate in the top right corner
Is smoking allowed at the event?
No smoking at the event
What Shall/Can I bring with me?
There are a number of items you should bring to the WBSO event, however we encourage you to only bring what is necessary. There are a few essential items below that we must insist you bring, such as a sleeping bag, warm clothes and ID.
The following items are permitted:
● Good Quality Sleeping Bag – essential (we recommend a 3-4 season sleeping
bag suitable for winter)
● Warm, layered clothing including an outdoor coat – essential
● Photo ID - essential
● Foam ground mat
● Flask/Hot Cups
● Water Bottle
● Easy to eat food items (energy bars etc)
● Hat, gloves, scarf
● A small hand or head torch
● A black bin bag for your rubbish
● Any essential medication you will need while you are at the event
DO NOT BRING…
The following is not permitted at any of the World’s Big Sleep Out events:
● Smoke Bombs
● Animals (except for assistance dogs)
● Weapons, knives & firearms
● Drugs (including illegal substances; legal highs and NOS gas)
● Amplified music
● Tent/shelters or mattresses/inflatables