SOS Tent at Folk Festival

SOS Tents at Folk Festival

SOS Tent at Folk Festival

Around 14,000 people will walk pass our SOS Tent at the Cambridge Folk Festival this weekend.

If you are one of them, take a pic and give us a shout on social media #SOSTents

The SOS Tents project aims to keep the Help Refugees warehouse in Calais stocked with sufficient tents to ensure that the refugees in and around Calais can survive the coming winter.

There are around 1,000 refugees in the area between Calais and Dunkirk, 140 of whom are unaccompanied children, and the numbers are rising rapidly.

You can help by

  • Buying a tent through the online Help Refugees ‘Choose Love’ shop at
  • Joining our S.O.S Tents project that aims to produce tents from cheap, or waste, material – email
  • Donating the raw materials for our SOS tents – email
    • tarpaulin, minimum size 3.6m x 2.5m
    • bamboo, minimum length 1.5m
    • duct tape
    • tent pegs
Read more about the SOS Tents Project at