Helping Rough Sleepers at Christmas

Our Christmas Invitations

At this time of year many will think about helping those who still find themselves on our streets. Here is a list of events you can attend to support our work and help more rough sleepers in our town!


30th November

Alternative Christmas Market

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Buy a gift at this year’s Alternative Christmas Market, hosted by St. Michael’s Church, Poole Road, BH2 5QU between 10 am and 3 pm. Our Carpenters’ Workshop will have many products on sale from ex-rough sleepers… from Christmas trees to candle-holders to planters. Some of this year’s Sleepsafe guests also joined the production line with special Christmas workshop days, so why not come along and encourage those who a seeking a better future?

4th December

Unising Concert

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The Wednesday Group at Victoria Park Methodist Church, 22 Jameson Rd, Bournemouth BH9 2QF warmly welcome everyone to attend a concert by Unising in aid of Sleepsafe. The concert will be held at the church on Wednesday, 4th December at 7 pm.

8th December

Carols for the People

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The Winton Salvation Army bands and choirs will hold 2 performances of ‘Carols for the People’ with special guest performance by the Dorset Police Male Voice Choir. Tickets are free but collections will be taken for their chosen charity, Sleepsafe. You can join the carol performances at either 2pm or 6pm at the church in Latimer Road.

Tickets are available through the church office, call 01202 517989


14th & 20th December

Tesco’s (Fleetsbridge)

Meet the BCARS elves (team members) at Tesco’s this Christmas and help the rough sleepers we support in Sleepsafe. Come and learn more about how you can make a difference to those in need this Christmas at Tesco’s, Waterloo Rd, Poole BH17 7EJ.