Mansfield Big Snore

24 Mar 2017
Start Date
24 March 2017, 7:30pm
End Date
25 March 2017, 8:00am
West Nottinghamshire College , Derby Rd , Mansfield, NG18 5BH

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The Big Snore is one of the most important fundraising events for Framework. We’re teaming up with West Notts College to bring you this fun, thought-provoking and worthwhile community event.

Homelessness is increasing.  Framework needs your help to tackle homelessness in Mansfield.  Since 2004, when St Mark’s Church began the Big Snore, hundreds of people have taken part to demonstrate their concern and raise valuable funds which all go to tackle homelessness locally.

This is a unique opportunity to reflect on what it is like to be without a home, and every penny of the money you raise will go towards supporting homeless and vulnerable people in Mansfield.

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This year the Big Snore takes place at West Nottinghamshire College and, with enthusiastic help from students and staff, will be particularly exciting.  Our Woodland Animals theme is a chance to show off your most exotic onesie; there will be great entertainment as you prepare for the night ahead; and the ‘Box Factor’ competition is a chance to win great prizes for the most imaginative shelter. 

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If you just can't wait, this link will take you straight to our Eventbrite page where you can reserve your place now.


Find out what it's all about. Watch our video below. 


With great support from West Notts College we have some fantastic entertainment lined up for the early part of the evening and some incredible cardboard shelters that the students have made.

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Framework mascot Roofus enjoying the Big Snore.


On the Night

There will be  toilet facilities and hot drinks available all night, participants should prepare for the cold. Be sure to bring your sleeping bag and plenty of warm clothes. 

Cardboard is also essential for keeping out that North Notts wind.

Registration Fee

We ask each participant to raise a minimum of £50.  You can secure your place with a non-refundable £10 fee for adults; for people aged 5-16 years and for West Nottinghamshire College students the fee is £5.  People under 16 may only take part if accompanied by an adult and a responsible adult must complete the registration of minors using the form online.  All registration fees must be paid no later than 17th March 2017.

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Framework's sponsored sleep outs can be fun for all the family

Group Bookings

Why not take part as a group representing your workplace, school, college or community group?

If you are taking part as a group you can register online: Group leaders can create a group on our EventBrite page and then invite team mates to register individually. For group of 10 or more, please contact us for registration advice.  

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The Mansfield Big Snore helps us to tackle very serious problems... but that doesn't mean it can't be fun too

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Help us to Help

We are determined to keep tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness in Mansfield but we rely on the support of the community to do so. The Big Snore is your chance to help fund our vital services and show your support  for homeless and vulnerable people in your community.

For any queries, including advice on registering a group, please email or call 0115 970 9553

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