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Bedford Homelessness Awareness Week is Underway

December 2, 2019 4:13 PM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Mayor Dave Hodgson at SoupFest 2018

Bedford's Homelessness Awareness Week is underway, with lots of varied events taking place throughout the week and beyond.

Tonight, The Place Theatre has a production of On Hold, inspired by real-life experiences of families in temporary accommodation. Tickets are just £5 and available here.

On Tuesday, December 3rd, the ever popular SoupFest returns to Harpur Square between 11.30 and 3.30pm. More details here. Pictured is Mayor Dave Hodgson at last year's SoupFest.

Also on Tuesday, until 15th December, The Higgins Bedford has an art and photography exhibition called 'Home' featuring work from those with lived experience of homelessness.

On Wednesday, there is an open morning at the new 'Somewhere Safe to Stay' Hub on Harpur Street at 10am. Open to all, but booking is essential.

On Thursday, there is a presentation on the law surrounding homelessness at Bedford School.

On Friday, there is a live journalism event 'Locked Out' at The Higgins Bedford between 2-4pm.