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Sleep in the Park

Join Social Bite for Sleep in the Park, the world’s largest ever sleep-out event, where thousands of participants will sleep rough in the city centre with the aim of raising £4m to eradicate homelessness in Scotland within a 5 year period.

The event will take place in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens on Saturday 9 December and also presents a spectacular live concert with rare acoustic performances from A-list stars who will be “busking” for an audience of up to 8,500.

What to expect at Sleep in the Park

Liam Gallagher

Sleep in the Park participants will be joined by an impressive line-up of artists before bedding down for a cold night in the open, enjoying exclusive ‘Busking’ sets from Liam Gallagher, Deacon Blue, Amy Macdonald, Frightened Rabbit and very special guests. Comedian Rob Brydon will be hosting the event, John Cleese will be performing a bedtime story and attendees will hear from Sir Bob Geldof on his support for the cause. Geldof will also be sleeping out overnight along with a host of other celebrities, sports personalities and figures from across Scotland’s political parties.

No tickets will be sold for Sleep in the Park, members of the public and businesses can only attend the event by reaching fundraising targets and accepting the sleep-out challenge.

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