Only registered participants may take part in the Big Sleep. You must have registered on line and received your e-mail confirmation and Big Sleep entry ticket.


Entry ticket

To ensure a Big Sleep entry ticket you must reach your £25 target by midday Thursday 26th September, 2019 however there are limited spaces and the event may become sold out before this date. NB. Should you be entering as a team please be aware that the equivalent of £25 per team member needs to be raised before tickets can be issued.

T Shirts and hoodies

To ensure a Big Sleep festival T shirt or Hoodie at the event, targets must be reached or exceeded and your dress size indicated for the organisers by midnight Monday 9th September 2019, you will then be issued with a shirt or hoodie voucher to present on the night in exchange for your Big Sleep T shirt or hoodie. Those who meet or exceed the target after this date will not receive a T shirt or hoodie on the night however there will be an opportunity to purchase Big Sleep T shirts and hoodies at the event.

Prizes for highest fundraisers

We are giving prizes at the event to the individual and workplace team who raise the most sponsorship. The target cutoff dates to determine highest fundraisers are:

  • Individual – midday Thursday 26th September, 2019
  • Workplace team – midday Thursday 26th September, 2019


Participants must be aged 18 and over.


It is the responsibility of all participants to ensure they are fit and healthy to sleep out overnight. If needed, participants should check with their doctor, prior to completing the application form and taking part in the event. Please ensure any medical conditions are stated on your registration form.

A warm sleeping bag is essential and you will not be permitted to sleep out without one. We strongly advise that you have warm and water-proof clothing also. If the forecast is rain we advise you to also bring tarpaulin to cover your box.


Seaview accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal belongings during the event, whether items are with participants or in the bag drop based in the Stade Hall. We strongly advise no valuable items are brought along to the event.


You are responsible for your safety, please follow the instructions and directions of stewards, failure to do so may result in you being asked to leave. Please note no open fires are permitted. The fenced cardboard city area is strictly a no smoking zone.


If you have a registered help-dog please advise us of this when registering. No other animals are permitted at the event.


Failure to comply with the following may result in you being asked to leave:

Alcohol – This is an alcohol free event, please do not bring your own. Any participant believed to be consuming alcohol or under the influence of alcohol will be asked to leave.

Drugs – Any participant believed to be under the influence of an illegal drug will be asked to leave.

Smoking – Smoking is not permitted in the sleep out area. Stewards will direct you to areas where you can smoke.


Please use the toilets in the Stade Hall, which will be open throughout the night.


In the event of an emergency follow the directions of event managers and stewards.


Please respect that others maybe sleeping around you. Please move away from the ‘sleeping’ area if you wish to chat or talk on your phone, ensuring others are not disturbed. Failure to do so may result in you being asked to leave.


The Stade must be vacated by 7am. Participants must ensure they take all personal belongings with them and ensure any rubbish is put in the bins provided.


Seaview reserves the right to cancel the event without notice.


Seaview will use the personal information provided for the purpose of registering you for the event. We will not pass on your details to any other parties. By entering the event you consent to your photograph and/or video recording being used in publications and media material for the sole purpose of promoting and evaluating the event.


By registering to participate in the Big Sleep, I confirm and understand that I do so at my own risk. I understand that Seaview will not accept liability for any injury or loss that may occur as a result of my participation in this event. I understand that medical advice should be sought from a general practitioner if I am in doubt as to my physical ability required to complete this event. By submitting the Big Sleep registration form on line I am agreeing to comply with the terms and conditions.

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