Our Vendors

Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor Marc Jones, 47, found dead in hostel
Big Issue vendor Marc Jones
Our vendors

Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor Marc Jones, 47, found dead in hostel

Big Issue vendor Kelvin Gregory pays tribute to beloved dog and 'dear friend' Ralph
Vendor Kelvin Gregory
Our vendors

Big Issue vendor Kelvin Gregory pays tribute to beloved dog and 'dear friend' Ralph

'Diana used to give me a beautiful smile': The real story of The Big Issue vendor and Princess Diana
Big Issue vendor Frank McGucken in a Santa hat
Our Vendors

'Diana used to give me a beautiful smile': The real story of The Big Issue vendor and Princess Diana

Ex-Big Issue vendor launches powerful Christmas single to help homeless people
Former Big Issue vendor Vernon Burgess
Homelessness

Ex-Big Issue vendor launches powerful Christmas single to help homeless people

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas
Big Issue vendor Andre Rostant
Our vendors

Vendor André Rostant records 'Big Issue anthem' to raise awareness of homelessness this Christmas

Prince William stuns shoppers with surprise Tesco visit to sell Big Issue with our man Dave
Prince William with Big Issue vendor Dave at Tesco in West London
Our vendors

Prince William stuns shoppers with surprise Tesco visit to sell Big Issue with our man Dave

Big Issue vendor’s emotional story of homelessness has starring role in Christmas film
Big Issue vendor Alfie Brew
Our Vendors

Big Issue vendor’s emotional story of homelessness has starring role in Christmas film

Inside the Big Issue: Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor
The Big Issue magazine featuring Ncuti Gatwa on the cover
Inside the magazine

Inside the Big Issue: Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor

How do Big Issue sellers make money?
Vendor Nick Cuthbert
Activism

How do Big Issue sellers make money?

Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?
Vendor Kelvin Gregory
Activism

Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests
David Nellist is playing Big Issue vendor Jimmy McMahon in Protest Song
Our vendors

Incredible story of how a Big Issue vendor found himself at heart of Occupy protests

Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor John McIntyre who died at 69: 'He was a good egg'
Big Issue vendor John McIntyre
Our Vendors

Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor John McIntyre who died at 69: 'He was a good egg'

There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way
Paul McNamee

There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way

Support Big Issue vendors this Christmas with our Winter Support Kit
Big Issue Winter Support Kit launch at Christmas
Big Issue Christmas Campaign

Support Big Issue vendors this Christmas with our Winter Support Kit

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences
Illustration of Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer and vendor Will Payne
Our vendors

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences

Tributes paid to Perth Big Issue vendor Rab Lakie who died after heart attack: 'One in a million'
Big Issue vendor Rab Lakie
Our Vendors

Tributes paid to Perth Big Issue vendor Rab Lakie who died after heart attack: 'One in a million'

Prince William, Gazza and me: A vendor's chance encounter with footballing – and actual – royalty
The Prince of Wales with Paul Gascoigne and vendor Karl Burns
Royal reception

Prince William, Gazza and me: A vendor's chance encounter with footballing – and actual – royalty

How Prince William ended up buying lunch for Big Issue vendor Karl Burns: 'He was a lovely bloke'
Big Issue vendors

How Prince William ended up buying lunch for Big Issue vendor Karl Burns: 'He was a lovely bloke'

'The art of resistance': Big Issue vendors show off art skills at eye-opening Bristol exhibition
Big Issue vendor Will Payne
Art

'The art of resistance': Big Issue vendors show off art skills at eye-opening Bristol exhibition

'Music is very close to my soul': Ex-Big Issue seller Stephen Woodhouse on cycling across Europe and recording his debut album
Poorest Tourist, aka Stephen Woodhouse, standing on a beach playing a guitar
Music

'Music is very close to my soul': Ex-Big Issue seller Stephen Woodhouse on cycling across Europe and recording his debut album