The Route over 18months
Now for some good news, and a treat for victims & survivors of child sexual abuse.
Matthew McVarish is setting off at the end of this month on a massive 10,000 mile walk from the National Theatre.
First stop, Crawley………news will be updated as it comes in, as this is evolving, what a step into the unknown, i value that so much, it is the same as when as victims of child sexual abuse, we begin to heal, and why it takes so much courage, it is a step into the unknown journey ahead………….Big respect to all of us, and Matty……….many will understand this. Many will do amazing things to help him along his way, it,s gonna be an amazing adventure, and one way or another we can all take part, some of us from the comfort of our home, just by sharing and spreading this news, we shed light on what has been kept secret, by so many, it is not our secret to keep, any longer………never was, and that is all we can do………shed light and engage with the effect of that………..imo.
He,ll be walking to Newhaven over three days and then onto a huge round europe trip, which ends in Edinburgh in February 2015.
Whilst Matthew is on his route, we will be updating and keeping in touch, and relaying his news and in the meanwhile………….
co creating events here, and cross pollenating, each others’, to spread even more awareness. So watch this space, and please come and see him off if able, and/or contact us, if you can help us to create corresponding events, over the coming year…………..
I,m unable to walk far these days, and I realised last night, Matthew is doing this for me………..and others that cannot walk much because of ill health, some caused by abuse, some by mistreatment, or non treatment by our health service.
Whether you can join in or not………take a look at Matthew’s site and definetly watch his film………..its’ a wonderful testimount to his courage, and how we can all do so much in our own realm, as he did, by using his writing, acting and other skills, to make the change, and make child abuse stop, The Real Full Stop, which is red………Matthew took his play, based on his and his brothers’ story, around the USA………and now can show the film of it at venues en route……….hoping for a showing in London before he sets off……..Just waiting to see if a venue opens up, for this the night before………..watch this space, or Matthews site, for news….
The journey of 10,000miles begins May 31st at 10am.National Theatre, Southbank London.Matthew McVarish is walking for 18 months around 31 EU capitals to raise awareness for the prevention and healing of child sexual abuse and the 100,000,000 survivors in Europe.Come along and walk the first mile with Matthew.www.roadtochange.eu
Link to the facebook event page : https://www.facebook.com/events/177789955712737/?notif_t=plan_user_invited