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Bevan Tent @ Homeless World Cup: Tuesday 30th July

July 28th 2019

The Bevan Foundation is proud to be involved in the Bevan Tent at the 2019 Homeless World Cup in Cardiff.

More than 500 players representing over 50 countries will travel to Cardiff to play in the week-long festival of football. Alongside the football will be debate and discussion to spark your imagination, plus music and street food.

You are warmly invited to come along to any of the activities. Entry is free and open to all.

For more information about the venue, access, the tournament schedule and the music programme please visit the Homeless World Cup site.

Tuesday 30th July

Kindness Matters
17.00 – 17.45

Douglas White (Carnegie UK Trust), Aled Edwards (Cytun) and Charlotte Waite (Kindness Matters)

Can small acts of kindness change lives? Is altruism now a rare commodity? What sorts of kindness make a difference to someone living on the streets? Join Carnegie UK Trust’s Douglas White, activist, writer and Cytûn Chief Executive Reverend Aled Edwards, and Kindness Matters Cardiff’s Charlotte Waite to explore the practice and meaning of kindness, ways to encourage it and how it can shape the world around us for the better.

Shreds: The story of the Cardiff Five
18.00 – 18.45

Ceri Jackson (BBC Wales), John Actie, Tony Paris,  Kervin Julien (campaigner)

Valentine’s Day 1988: 20-year-old Lynette White is brutally murdered in a flat in Cardiff’s docklands. A man is seen crouched in the doorway of the murder scene. He is crying; his hands covered in blood. Fifty detectives hunt the ‘distinctive white man’ whose likeness is flashed across newspapers and TV. Why 10 months later were five black men rounded up and charged? What unfolded over the next 30 years is a tale so scandalous you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a work of fiction. What is the true cost of the notorious ‘Cardiff Five’ miscarriage of justice? On individuals, society and the street?

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