Homeless Oxfordshire

SLEEP OUT! 2019

Support someone to leave homelessness behind

Hundreds of people across Oxfordshire are homeless right now. But this July, you can change that. Swap your comfort zone for a night outside to support people out of homelessness for good. Grab your sleeping bag and join Oxford’s only sponsored mass sleepout event.

At Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire, we work relentlessly to support people across the county who are, or at risk of becoming, homeless. We refuse to accept that anyone should be without a home. Do you? Be a part of our life-changing work this summer, sign up to sleep out. 

Event details:

Date: Saturday 6th July 

Time: 5.30pm-7am

Venue: Linacre College, Oxford

Registration fee: £20

Suggested sponsorship: £200 

Please note: Sleepers must be aged 16 or over. Anyone aged 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This is also a dry event, no alcohol will be permitted on site.

 

Enjoy a jam-packed line up:

  • An outdoor cinema screening of Bohemian Rhapsody 
  • Stand-up comedy by Edinburgh Fringe duo, Sparkle Deli and  Jericho Comedy
  • Live music by Alex Colman 
  • Charity beneficiaries sharing their experiences of homelessness
  • A bedtime story read by Angus Imrie*
  • A Photobooth
  • Delicious food by The Cheesy Indian 
  • Mocktails and popcorn
  • Pastries when you wake up

*Angus Imrie stars in The Kid Who Would Be King (in cinemas now), BBC3’s hit TV show, Fleabag, and The Archers on BBC Radio 4.

"One of the most meaningful nights ever" Helen, 2017 SLEEP OUT! participant

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What is the SLEEP OUT!?

The SLEEP OUT! is Oxford’s only mass-participation sleepout event, organised by Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire. Guests will spend the night sleeping outside with only a roll mat, pillow and sleeping bag. Although far from the reality of sleeping on the streets, we hope the event will give participants the opportunity to be part of the solution to the local homelessness crisis.

 

Why should I SLEEP OUT!?

Across Oxfordshire, hundreds of people are homeless right now, and more are at risk of falling into homelessness. Oxford ranks 6th in the country for the highest numbers of rough sleepers and over 100 households approach Oxford City Council each month to register as homeless. Homeless Oxfordshire and Aspire work with hundreds of vulnerable adults across the county each year, supporting them to leave homelessness behind. By spending the night outside, you'll be making a real difference in people's lives.

If you have any questions about SLEEP OUT! email us at sleepout@homelessoxfordshire.uk.

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