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I would like to say a huge thank-you to Worthing Theatres.

On Saturday, February 21, they put on a play called Mr Sole Abode at the Connaught Studio. They invited local people who work with the homeless and insecurely housed to secure tickets for the event at a reduced rate. For the clients of Worthing Churches Homeless Projects, they also offered some free tickets and a hot meal.

A group of 30 clients and staff attended the performance. It was a day in the life of a person who was homeless, detailing his life, how he had got to where he was and how he saw the world.

It was based on the true story of a world- renowned architect who became homeless following a breakdown, inspired by Ben Okri’s award-winning novel, The Famished Road, and David Bohm’s writings on the nature of reality. Leo Kay created this show in 2006.

In this unique redevelopment, multi-instrumentalist Daniel Marcus Clark joined Leo on stage to create a magical soundscape.

This piece of gripping theatre examined the society we live in, all through one man’s plight and the power of imagination.

It was a wonderful evening.

We are very grateful to Worthing Theatres for giving our clients the opportunity to attend the play and have a lovely hot meal cooked for them and served to them, many of the clients would be unable to afford to do either of these things normally.

Sue Stevens

PR and fundraising manager

Worthing Churches Homeless Projects

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