EVENTS & AWARENESS-RAISING

STREETS OF LONDON PRESENTS: BASTILLE + BILLY BRAGG + JAMIE LEE (MONEY), UNION CHAPEL, MAY 2017

Concert

We're thrilled to announce details of an intimate one-off fundraising concert at London’s Union Chapel on Monday 22nd May, featuring live music from Bastille. The band will perform a unique stripped-back set with a string quartet at the 900-capacity venue. Support will come from Billy Bragg, a musician who has long associated himself with social justice, also Jamie Lee (Money). As an Ambassador of the charity, Dan Smith of Bastille shared: “We are beyond excited to be playing this special one-off...Read more

‘WE WERE ALL 10 ONCE’ SHORT FILM FEATURING ELLIE GOULDING, DAN SMITH, JUSTIN YOUNG AND MORE

We’re proud to present 'We Were All 10 Once', a short film featuring Streets of London’s ambassadors Ellie Goulding, Dan Smith (Bastille) and Justin Young (The Vaccines). Also appearing in the film are Tom Odell, Frank Turner and a number of people who are currently homeless.     Streets of London Director, Ian Steuart Fothringham said: “The film shows that whether you’re a famous musician or you’re homeless, we all have the same dreams and ambitions. We want to challenge...Read more

ELLIE GOULDING IN AID OF STREETS OF LONDON, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, NOVEMBER 2016

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Ellie Goulding headlined an amazing Streets of London fundraising show at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall on 21st November 2016. Featuring surprise guest appearances from Jack Garratt, Laura Mvula and Gabrielle Aplin, ahead of a headline performance from Streets of London ambassador Ellie, it was a very special evening, and raised more than £100,000 for our work tackling homelessness in the capital. Poet/campaigner Hussain Manawer (who is due to go into space in 2018) opened the sold-out show with a powerful...Read more

SPEED-HIKE FOR HOMELESSNESS, JUNE 2016

  In summer 2016, for the second year running two teams of our supporters took on the Tour du Mont Blanc and speed-hiked the trail to help people who are homeless in London. Between them, they raised a fantastic £27,500 for Streets of London and the projects we support! As well as raising much-needed funding for London's homeless sector, people taking part in the event completed an amazing personal challenge. They followed the route of the world-famous Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB), speed-hiking the trail that runs around...Read more

ELLIE GOULDING & FRIENDS IN AID OF STREETS OF LONDON, ROUNDHOUSE, DECEMBER 2015

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Ellie Goulding performed at a special fundraising gig for Streets of London at London's iconic venue the Roundhouse on 16th December 2015. She put together an amazing line-up for the show, which along with Ellie featured performances from Rudimental, Marcus and Ben from Mumford &Sons, John Newman, Olly Years & Years, Kwabs and MNEK! Fearne Cotton compered the night. A huge thank you to Ellie for pulling together such an incredible array of talent for the show, and to all the artists for generously lending their support to Streets of London and for helping to...Read more

SPEED-HIKE FOR HOMELESSNESS, SEPTEMBER 2015

Two groups of Streets of London supporters took on the world-famous Tour du Mont Blanc in Sept 2015, speed-hiking the trail to raise money to help London's homeless. One of the most iconic trail routes in the World, the Tour du Mont Blanc is home of the world’s ultimate running challenge – the annual ‘Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc’ (UTMB). Arranged by Chamonix Hard Cross, two groups of our supporters took on the challenge of speed-hiking the route, raising money for Streets...Read more

ELLIE GOULDING & FRIENDS IN AID OF STREETS OF LONDON, SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE, DECEMBER 2014

Concert

Ellie Goulding put together an amazing line-up of artists for a special pre-Christmas fund-raising show in support of Streets of London at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on 16th December 2014. She was joined on the night by Band of Skulls, Bastille, Birdy, Gabrielle Aplin (with backing from Hudson Taylor), Jess Glynne, Kodaline, Kwabs, Tom Odell, Wretch 32 and Years & Years. Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Fearne Cotton compered the night together with Ellie, who mid-way through the show gave an impassioned speed about the importance of...Read more

AUCTION OF EXCLUSIVE URBAN ARTWORK, OCTOBER 2014

In October 2014, Streets of London ran an online charity auction curated by Graffiti Street, featuring exclusive urban artwork which was donated especially for the auction by leading graffiti and street artists. The auction featured work generously donated by graffiti and street artists including My Dog Sighs, Dot Dot Dot, Pichi&Avo, Nils Westergard, Bisser, Hunto and La Staa. All proceeds raised from this online auction helped to raise money for our work funding specialist support for people who are homeless in the capital. Big thanks to...Read more

SIGNED T-SHIRT AUCTION, MARCH 2014

In March 2014, we held a charity auction on eBay that raised valuable extra funding to support homeless people in London. More than 30 major bands and solo artists – including some of the biggest names in music – lent us their support by signing Streets of London T-shirts or donating other signed memorabilia especially for it: Alt-J, Annie Lennox, Atoms for Peace, Band of Horses, Bastille, Biffy Clyro, Billy Bragg, Bombay Bicycle Club, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Florence and the...Read more

SEASICK STEVE IN AID OF STREETS OF LONDON, CAMDEN ELECTRIC BALLROOM, MAY 2011

Concert

Seasick Steve played an amazing show in aid of Streets of London at Camden's Electric Ballroom show in May 2011. He was joined on stage in a surprise guest appearance by John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin. Support came from Moulettes. An interactive web-cast of the gig (filmed by Mativision using 360-degree live immersion video technology) was featured on the home page of The Guardian website, where it attracted more than a quarter of a million views. Here's some fan footage from YouTube of 'You...Read more

GABRIELLA CILMI IN AID OF STREETS OF LONDON, ICA, MARCH 2010

Concert

‘Sweet About Me’ star Gabriella Cilmi headlined our launch show at the ICA in March 2010, performing a set that included her huge hit single along with new songs from her second album 'Ten'. Support came from The Fence Collective’s Player Piano. Award-winning comedian Tim FitzHigham compered the evening. The event was a huge success. It was featured in the Evening Standard, Metro and Time Out, and a brief review appeared in The Daily Star.  Read more


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