Summer Survival Guide

Issue 1574

Summer Survival Guide

Summer survival guide

School’s out! All across the UK, children have shaken off the shackles of homework and are ready for a summer of play. But entertaining them for six weeks is a challenge. And you have to do it without breaking the bank.

In the cost of living crisis, it is harder than ever. The lifeline of free school meals and childcare is ripped away for many families. It means more mouths to feed when grocery shopping has never been more expensive, and finding childcare when you can’t afford to take the time off work.

But there is help available for families who need support, and The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide is back to help you navigate the holidays.

We’ve rounded up our top tips and tricks to keep kids happy and healthy over the summer.

Also inside

  • We go behind the scenes at Sleaford Mod’s biggest gig to date
  • Our match reports from the triumphant Homeless World Cup
  • Forget Live Aid, Midge Ure getting the big red book on This Is Your Life made his folks happiest
  • How Sinéad O’Connor sacrificed her career to speak the truth
  • Rising star Melissa Barrera talks her fresh, contemporary take on the iconic Carmen
  • And London vendor Daniel explains how selling The Big Issue is helping him through the cost of living crisis

Plus much more!

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