Hutt City, New Zealand Takes The Global Lead On What is Expected to be The Largest Charitable Campaign In a Generation!
On Saturday 7th December, the world will unite to help fight Homelessness & Displacement with what is thought to be the largest charitable fundraising campaign in a generation. With an aim of raising $50,000,000, The World’s Big Sleep Out will take place in up to 50 locations around the world.
Featuring cities and towns like London (Trafalgar Square and The Oval), New York (Times Square), Edinburgh, Dublin, Belfast, Chicago, Cardiff, Newcastle, Newport, Brighton, Manchester, Los Angeles, New Delhi, Vina Del Mar, Madrid, Rijeka, Kharkiv, Brisbane, Manila, Cebu, Amsterdam, Patna, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Visakhapatnam, Guntur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Philadelphia, San Jose (Costa Rica), Malibu, Singapore... And now Hutt City, New Zealand.
Each of the city locations are confirmed along with a host of celebrities, musicians, sports people, acting royalty, top broadcasters and influential politicians who will take part in sleep out events on the night. They are part of an overall target number of 50,000 people, creating the world’s largest display of solidarity to those experiencing Homelessness and Displacement.
Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will lead the way by telling a bedtime story in Times Square (New York) and Trafalgar Square (London) respectively. Other names adding their support include Chris Martin, Randy Jackson, The Script, Travis, Tom Walker, Frank Turner and a wealth of local artists spanning every genre.
Funds raised will go towards homelessness charity in New Zealand we have chosen OrangeSky (NZ) which works face-to-face with the most vulnerable each day.
At 9pm in McEwan Park the scene will become an eclectic presentation of music, the celebrity ‘Bedtime Storytellers, performers and headliners entertaining those who will later sleep under the stars.
Six Stages! Massive Video Screens! Awesome Sound! Great Setting! Big Music! Food and Fun!
Our Line Up Features: Taikoza Wellington – Pale Lady – Seamus Johnson – Hypnumb – Ainslie Allen - Orchestra Wellington
- Mojo Alice - Sterling Hern - Sol3Mio - Tim Allen - Tarns Hood - Sonny Southon - Nigel Parry - Scott Brown & One Bar Heater - Merrin - Devilskin - MC Jess Manthey - Bonnie Tyler