Thursday Socks

Come on you sockmobbers... join us for an urban walk in Central London: along the way we'll be meeting and chatting to our street friends, giving out socks, blankets and other stuff and generally shootin' the breeze...  After an hour or so we'll retire to a local pub for a drink and a chat.

The sockmob will be kicking off as per usual at 7pm - the areas we'd like to cover are:

Strand - meet by McDonald's just along from Charing Cross tube on the Strand
Waterloo - meet outside McDonald's on the lowest level of the station concourse i.e. the Waterloo Road level
Victoria - meet outside the large WH Smiths opposite the flower stall in the centre of the station concourse
Green Park & Piccadilly - Meet outside Marks and Spencers Simply Food at Green Park Tube station.

This page has some budget maps of the exact locations if you're confused.

Please mention when you select 'I'm going' which area(s) you'd prefer to go to and I'll do my best to put you in your preferred area. Feel free to suggest other areas as well as those listed!

A couple of FAQs:

Do I need to bring anything with me?
An open mind & a willingness to chat to the homeless people we meet along the way is all that's required; however, items such as food, books, toiletries and warm clothing are always appreciated...

Can I choose which area I go to?
Sure - please mention when you select 'I'm going' which area(s) you'd prefer to go to and I'll do my best to put you in your preferred area.

I've never done this before...
No worries: mention in the comment box that appears when you select 'I'm going' that you're new to Sockmob & you'll be put with an experienced mobber. New mobbers are welcome to email any of the organisers with any questions or you can call me on[masked] with any questions you may have.

For further information about the Sock Mob click on the pages tab above for more FAQs.

I'll post details of who is where & the pub details closer to the day.

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  • nadyne

    So sorry I couldn't make it last night. Really hope to join you soon!!

    May 24, 2013

  • dee

    thanks,K

    May 23, 2013

  • Karolina P.

    It may happen that I will need to stay at work longer so don't wait for me (just in case) if I'm late. I'll try to find you around.

    May 23, 2013

  • dee

    I take it Green park is off? could I go to Strand..?
    sorry for late answer

    May 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sorry i cant make it today, have to stay a bit longer at work!

    May 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't make this one I'm afraid :S

    May 22, 2013

  • Richard G.

    Not sure if I will be able to make this one as I will be going to Gloucester with work tomorrow and not sure what time I'll be back but if I make it back at a sensible time I'll head to Victoria if that's OK

    May 22, 2013

  • Anna R

    Strand / Victoria / Waterloo please

    May 21, 2013

    • Anna R

      Just seen Piccadilly/Green Park also on, good too - so anywhere Catherine! Cheers

      May 21, 2013

  • Emily

    Unfortunately can't make this now...will be back for Mobbings soon though!

    May 21, 2013

  • Karolina P.

    Could I make it in the same group as Chris W., please?

    May 21, 2013

  • Connie C.

    New to sock mob!

    1 · May 20, 2013

  • Mike

    strand please

    May 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    waterloo please, not been there!

    May 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Victoria, strand or waterloo (if starting at charing cross) Thanks :)

    May 17, 2013

  • Regina

    I will be away for the next 2 weeks but will come out again when I get back.

    May 17, 2013

  • Jane S.

    Strand please

    April 19, 2013

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    Kind donations of socks and money and an incredible space for us to use!

  • The Kindness Offensive

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    The love and support of London's young people!

  • Lush

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    Generously discounted, high-quality sleeping bags for street friends

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