Beat The Streets have announced that the festival will return for a second year, following the hugely successful inaugural event, which raised £100,000 for homeless charity Framework and saw a headline set from Sleaford Mods. Taking place on Sunday, January 27, 2019, the festival will again host more than 80 national and local acts playing across more than ten stages in venues across Nottingham city centre. All proceeds raised from ticket sales, merchandise and bar sales in DHP venues will be donated to local homeless charities, including Framework.The money raised at the 2018 event enabled Framework to hire two new members of staff, one working within the outreach team and another in the role of social worker, providing frontline help to rough sleepers and providing specialist support. The funds also enabled the provision of more supported accommodation; more temporary beds at local B&Bs; more reconnection services and more support for people who spend their days on the streets.Highlights from Beat The Streets 2018 included sets from Sleaford Mods, Ferocious Dog, Nina Smith, Lone, and Lawnmower Deth, as well as a charity raffle with prizes from Splendour Festival, London Grammar, and Billy Bragg. DHP’s George Akins said: “We’re extremely excited to… Read full this story
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