Loading Events

Past Events › Event

Events Search and Views Navigation

June 2019

Refugee Week: Weaving Networks of Support – an evening of solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers everywhere

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

"On World Refugee Day Asylum Welcome is delighted to invite you to our event: An evening of solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers everywhere. GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDING: THE LORD MAYOR OF OXFORD. All Welcome - Free Entry. Thursday 20th June, 8pm Wesley Memorial Church New Inn Hall Street Oxford, OX1 2DH. Sudanese Musician - Ibrahim Elgediah, Jewish Choir - OxfordShir, Syrian Poet - Muradi Bakir. Refreshments Available. In the tradition of Refugee Week, we hope this will be a celebratory…

Find out more »

On Her Shoulders (RRSG’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival) – Wokingham

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School
Wokingham, RG40 3EU
+ Google Map
£6.50

"-- Reading Refugee Support Group's 25th Anniversary -- Since starting in 1994, Reading Refugee Support Group has supported Refugees and people seeking Asylum as they try to rebuild in Reading and Berkshire. - RRSG's 25th Anniversary Film Festival -- To mark our 25th Anniversary we are screening the award winning documentary 'On Her Shoulders'. The screening will accompanied by a panel of guest speakers discussing the topics raised in the film. This event is in partnership with the wonderful team…

Find out more »

On Her Shoulders (RRSG’s 25th Anniversary Film Festival) – Newbury

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Corn Exchange Newbury, Market Place
Newbury, RG14 5BD
+ Google Map
£7

"-- Reading Refugee Support Group's 25th Anniversary -- Since starting in 1994, Reading Refugee Support Group has supported Refugees and people seeking Asylum as they try to rebuild in Reading and Berkshire. - RRSG's 25th Anniversary Film Festival -- To mark our 25th Anniversary we are screening the award winning documentary 'On Her Shoulders'. The screening will accompanied by a panel of guest speakers discussing the topics raised in the film. This event is in partnership with the wonderful team…

Find out more »

Multaka-Oxford Networking Day

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PP
+ Google Map

"Inclusive Volunteering: Creating inclusive programmes for forced migrants through cross-sector partnership working Bringing together staff and volunteers from museums and heritage organisations, the volunteer sector and organisations working with forced migrants to develop crosssector partnership practices. Multaka-Oxford Network Day aims to share best practice, case studies, skills, and ideas to develop future models of working that enhance opportunities and support for volunteers. Who is the day for? Organisations and people working with, signposting, supporting, training, managing and coordinating volunteer programmes…

Find out more »

Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford workshop

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
+ Google Map

"Souad returns for her next KAMA crochet sessions... All abilities welcome! Head up the main staircase, and the community space is to your left by the piano. Please bring a hook and some wool if you have them. Looking forward to seeing you there!" Starts at 10:45am

Find out more »

Access to HE for young refugees and asylum seekers: training for practitioners

June 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
near Barbican tube station London, + Google Map
£60 – £70

"Come and learn how to support young people to reach university. Sign up here to attend. Our next training session will be on Friday 28th June, 12.30 - 3.30 (nearest tube station: Barbican) If you can't make this session, register your interest here for our next training session and we'll let you know when we've set some new dates. This three hour training session costs £70 per participant, or £60 for those from voluntary sector agencies. RSN’s access to higher education (HE) training…

Find out more »

July 2019

Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford workshop

July 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
+ Google Map

"Souad returns for her next KAMA crochet sessions... All abilities welcome! Head up the main staircase, and the community space is to your left by the piano. Please bring a hook and some wool if you have them. Looking forward to seeing you there!" Starts at 10:45am

Find out more »

Multaka Oxford Late Night Event

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PP
+ Google Map

"KAMA Oxford is very pleased to be collaborating with Multaka-Oxford for their ‘after-hours’ evening at the Pitt Rivers Museum, on Thursday 11 July from 6pm to 9pm. Hiba and Matti will be giving another of their popular ‘Introduction to Arabic’ classes, and there will also be music, poetry, tours and talks, a fashion show of traditional costumes, food and activities for children! Tickets are free, but please register so that we know numbers. Book your tickets now "

Find out more »

Conversations with Refugees

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Reading Minster, Chain Steet
Reading, RG1 2HX
+ Google Map

"Reading Refugee Support Group celebrate 25 years of their work in the town with an afternoon of poetry, music and personal journeys, in conversation with BBC Radio 3 presenter Fiona Talkington. We are very lucky to be joined by Refugees who have all worked with Reading Refugee Support Group. They will be sharing their stories and an artefact from their country.Opening the event is At The Border, a short theatre piece reflects influences from the Iranian writer and poet Choman Hardi, French…

Find out more »

Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford workshop

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
+ Google Map

"Souad returns for her next KAMA crochet sessions... All abilities welcome! Head up the main staircase, and the community space is to your left by the piano. Please bring a hook and some wool if you have them. Looking forward to seeing you there!" Starts at 10:45am

Find out more »

August 2019

Reading Festival Salvage with Marlow Refugee Action

August 26 - August 27
Reading Festival, Richfield Avenue
Reading, RG1 8EQ
+ Google Map

Marlow Refugee Action writes: "For the first time this year we are gathering a group of volunteers to go and help the salvage efforts at Reading Festival. We will be meeting up with our friends HERTS FOR REFUGEES who are old hands at this and send regular van loads of items over to Calais. We would love you to come along and help, if you'd like to register your interest or to find out more please email Sally at sally.jcraig@btinternet.com…

Find out more »

September 2019

University of Sanctuary conference

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
York St John University
£30 – £60

"We are delighted to announce the first annual University of Sanctuary national conference will take place at York St John University on September 4th. Register Here Academics, professional staff, students, sanctuary scholars and many others will gather to explore how Higher Education Institutions can do more to build a practice and a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. Click here to see the flyer. There are currently 10 recognised Universities of Sanctuary in the UK with many more working…

Find out more »

Open hearts and open doors – hosting talk and discussion

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saints Marlow Church Hall, Causeway
Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 2AA
+ Google Map

"In 2015 at a Refugees Welcome demo, the crowd was asked, who would be willing to open up their home to a refugee or migrant in need ? The response was startling. Many people volunteered.  Since then Sanctuary Hosting have hosted 80 people in need across the Thames Valley, in the homes of members of the public with open hearts. We look forward to hearing from them about what hosting involves and how else we can support their work. We' ll…

Find out more »

Conference: What is a “Church of Sanctuary”?

September 18 @ 11:00 am - September 19 @ 4:00 pm
Sarum College, 19 The Close
Salisbury, SP1 2EE
+ Google Map
£90 – £150

"What does it mean to be a ‘church of sanctuary’? This conference will explore the theology of sanctuary by looking at the biblical, historical, and ecclesiastical foundations of the practice of hospitality and provision of refuge. It will be of interest to church leaders, community groups, activists, and anyone else interested in exploring the theory and practice of sanctuary in the United Kingdom and Ireland in a Church context. The event is supported by Churches’ Refugee Network – Churches Together in…

Find out more »

London Community Sponsorship Networking Event

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Migration Museum, 26 Lambeth High St Lambeth
London, SE1 7AG
+ Google Map

"Community Sponsorship enables people across the UK to transform the lives of vulnerable refugee families by welcoming them into their local communities and supporting them as they rebuild their lives in safety. Reset is the charity leading the Community Sponsorship movement throughout the UK. We heard from Community Sponsorship Groups that you wanted a chance to meet with other Groups to share your experiences - and here is your opportunity to do so! Reset will be providing an outline for the session,…

Find out more »

Weekend Conference – Envisioning a world that is open to all: let us see what love can do

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - September 29 @ 2:00 pm
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, 1046 Bristol Road
Birmingham, B29 6LJ
+ Google Map
£95 – £165

"Jointly organised by Quaker Asylum Refugee Network, Quaker Peace and Social Witness, Quaker United Nations Office and Quaker Council for European Affairs and Woodbrooke. A weekend conference learning about asylum and migration, hearing from those who have felt its impact, and working together to create the change that we need. Speakers, workshops, performances and panel discussions will explore the interplay between race, privilege and migration - how does it work, what can we do? Language and the media: challenging and…

Find out more »

A Night of Jazz, Soul and Blues – for Brightwell Supporting Refugees

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brightwell Village Hall, West End
Brightwell Cum Sotwell, OX10 0RT United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10

"A Night of Jazz, Soul and Blues with George Potter and friends ... and featuring special guest vocals of Fleur Stevenson. Licensed Bar. Tickets £10 from Brightwell Village Stores or email brightwellrefugees@gmail.com A Brightwell Supporting Refugees Event."

Find out more »

The Asylum System – Churches’ Refugee Network Meeting

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Short Street
London, SE1 8LJ
+ Google Map

"Find out more about how the asylum system works and can be improved. This Churches’ Refugee Network Meeting will explore the current asylum system with the help of Home Office civil servants and those who have first-hand experience of the way it works. Light refreshments will be provided. Please book via Eventbrite."

Find out more »

October 2019

Responding to the changing landscape for refugees

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DH United Kingdom
+ Google Map

5 October 2019 Programme 09:30 Registration and refreshments 10:00 Panel and Questions: Perspectives on how the national landscape has changed recently and continues to change Clara Della Croce, Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS, and Associate Lecturer and Knowledge Exchange Fellow at Oxford Brookes University School of Law Kathy Voss, Campaigns Manager, Refugee Council 11:15 Break – refreshments available 11:45 Panel and Questions: Perspectives on the local response to the changing landscape Hadi Al Nuri, founder of the Syrian Community in…

Find out more »

Churches welcoming refugees – by Welcome Churches

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St James Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell Close, Farringdon
London, EC1R 0EA
+ Google Map
Free – £20

Welcome Churches writes: "Following the success of our first 'Churches Welcoming Refugees' day in March, we are delighted to be holding our next day in LONDON on 12th October. God is at work amongst the people seeking refuge in the UK! As the Church, we need to be ready to respond to the practical and spiritual needs of the people arriving in our communities. Join with other churches from across the UK and be inspired, equipped and resourced to grow…

Find out more »
+ Export Events