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February 2019

Middle Eastern cookery – St Hilda’s Feminist Festival, by KAMA Oxford

February 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
East Oxford Community Centre, Princes Street
Oxford, OX4 1DD United Kingdom
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"Five cooks from across the Middle East will demonstrate some more mouth-watering (and student-accommodation-friendly) dishes, and afterwards you'll have time to to taste them all! This event is free* and available for 25 participants on a first-come, first-served basis! Please arrive on time to secure your place. *We would appreciate a donation to cover food costs, teacher expenses and venue hire from those who are able." Register on Eventbrite.

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Harpsichord concert in aid of Charlbury Refugee Action

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Memorial Hall, Charlbury, Browns Lane
Charlbury, Oxfordshire OX7 3QW United Kingdom
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£12

"Sun 17 Feb: Tea Concert: Bach, Goldberg Variations Alastair Ross (harpsichord) In the Memorial Hall, Charlbury at 3pm (doors open at 2.30), followed by free tea and cake. A tribute concert in memory of Maurice Cochrane and Roger Pensom. PLEASE NOTE. New arrangements for seating. Doors open at 2.30 and it's first come, first seated. Seats will be reserved for season ticket holders only. Alastair Ross was a chorister at Christ Church, and an organ scholar at New College, Oxford,…

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The Lee Lecture: From Baghdad to Brexit

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Old Library, All Souls College Oxford, OX1 4AL + Google Map

"Dr Emma Sky (Yale) will explore how the Iraq War and Arab Spring led to ISIS and the Syrian Civil War, which created a refugee crisis in Europe and contributed to the rise of populism in the West." Register here. Please contact Irini, the Events Manager, if you have any further queries. T: 01865 611919 E: events@all-souls.ox.ac.uk

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Growth, Degrowth and Climate Justice

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Marks Church, Kennington, 337 Kennington Park Road
London, SE11 4PW United Kingdom
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Global Justice Now conference "with Jason Hickel, author of The Divide: a brief guide to global inequality and its solutions And Ann Pettifor, prizewinning economist and author of The Production of Money Economic growth is a shibboleth of modern politics, but is it compatible with climate justice? Do rich countries need to ‘degrow’, and if so, what would that actually look like? Join us to discuss what the politics of degrowth might mean for organising to stop climate breakdown. Workshops (these will run simultaneously):…

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GEG annual lecture: Current shifts in global economic governance

February 26 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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"The dynamics of the global trade system are rapidly shifting, leaving the future of the regime in question. Can these changes be turned into a tool for development? Susana Malcorra, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic, will discuss the outlook in the Global Economic Governance Programme's annual lecture." Free - registration essential.  

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Big Brew Birthday Party

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bicester Methodist Church Hall, Bell Lane
Bicester, OX26 6JQ United Kingdom
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You are invited to a celebration of Fair Trade and of Traidcraft's 40 years! Scrumptious Fairtrade refreshments ... and a good cause.

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Getting to Zero: A doctor and a diplomat on the Ebola frontline

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Oxford, OX2 6GG United Kingdom
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"In 2014, Oliver Johnson, a 28-year old British doctor found himself co-running the Ebola isolation unit in Sierra Leone’s main hospital after the doctor in charge had been killed by the virus. Completely overwhelmed and wrapped in stifling protective suits, he and his team took it in turns to provide care to patients while removing dead bodies from the ward. Against all odds he battled to keep the hospital open, as the queue of sick and dying patients grew every…

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Trade, power & poverty after Brexit

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RISC (Reading Int’l Solidarity Centre), 35-39 London Street
Reading, RG1 4PS United Kingdom
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"Trade Justice and Fairtrade activists campaign for a system that puts people and planet before big business profits. The inspiring Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now UK, will consider what the UK’s trade deals with other countries look like after March. Will they reflect trade justice? What can we do? Refreshments provided. Event organised in conjunction with Global Justice Reading. www.globaljustice.org.uk/reading"     A CCOW Featured Event

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March 2019

Big Fairtrade Breakfast

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chesham Town Hall Chesham, Bucks HP5 1DS United Kingdom + Google Map

Chesham's Fairtrade group is holding its annual Big Fairtrade Breakfast at Chesham Town Hall  on Saturday 2nd March - 9am til noon. Everyone welcome; hot and cold breakfasts and a Traidcraft stall.

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Thought provoking display on the topic of refugees

March 6 - April 17
All Saints’ Church Marlow, The Causeway
Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 2AA
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"For the next 6 weeks there is a creative installation in All Saints Church, Marlow, to stimulate imagination, enable reflection and encourage response to a number of aspects of the refugee crisis. The church is open every day during daylight hours and you are invited to visit and spend some time here. As we follow Jesus through Lent into Holy Week and the Passion, towards Easter and the Resurrection, we invite you to share the journey of Displacement, Escape, Refuge…

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Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford

March 11 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
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"KAMA Oxford is a non-profit organisation enabling refugees and asylum seekers to teach their skills and share their passions with the community. Further KAMA crochet workshops with Souad will continue* on 25th February, 11th March and 25th March, 10.45 to 11.45am. All at Westgate Library: take the stairs up to the first floor; the community room is to your left. Look for the KAMA banner. Newcomers always welcome, and all abilities. Bring your own wool and a hook if you…

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Brightwell Supporting Refugees AGM

March 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Agatha’s church room Brightwell-cum-Sotwell OX10 0RU, OX10 0RU United Kingdom + Google Map

"The BSR Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 14th March, in the Church Room at St Agatha's at 7.30pm.  Please join the trustees  to hear of progress made in 2018, the latest news of projects we have ongoing and new ones to which we hope to donate."

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Brightwell Supporting Refugees fundraiser – Author talk by Emily Dugan “Finding Home – Real Stories of Migrant Britain”

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stewart Village Hall, West End
Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, nr Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 0RT
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£5

"A talk by Emily Dugan (award-winning independent journalist who was brought up in Brightwell cum Sotwell) about her book ‘Finding Home’. “An honest, unflinching portrait of ordinary people, all immigrants to the United Kingdom, struggling with extraordinary obstacles to find somewhere to call home.’’ Emily is the daughter of David Dugan who gave a talk for us last year about the TV programme his film company made about the journey Captain Blythe was forced to make after the mutiny on…

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“Share the Journey” – Marlow Refugee Action participative walk

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
All Saints’ Church Marlow, The Causeway
Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 2AA
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£5

"On 16th March there will be a participative walk in solidarity with refugees and migrants, an opportunity to ‘Share the Journey’ and to raise money in sponsorship to support the work of Marlow Refugee Action – there will be walks of varying lengths to suit all ages and abilities and a section to be traveled by boat! Join the 4U Team on Saturday for a Lent Walk that will take you on a journey between all four churches within the…

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Odd Job Day & Car Wash in aid of refugees

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aylesbury Vineyard Church, The Vineyard Centre, Gatehouse Close
Aylesbury, HP19 8DN
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"Refugee Compassion are holding an Odd Job Day and Car Wash to raise money for refugees. Odd jobs will be carried out in the morning, then the Car Wash will run from 1pm to 4pm at the Vineyard Centre Odd jobs we can help with: Grass cutting Garden Clearing Dog Walking House Cleaning Preparing a family meal Washing/ironing English tutoring Food shopping Painting We currently have 20 one hour slots available for Saturday the 16th of March if you would…

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B’ham Justice & Peace Lenten Retreat 2019 – The Passion of Christ, & the Passion of the Earth

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
St Paul’s Convent, Selly Park
Birmingham, B29 7LL United Kingdom
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£5

Programme 9:30am Registration opens - coffee/tea available 10:00 Welcome and opening prayer 10:15 Talk 1 - the Passion of Christ in the Gospels and today: Led by Fr. Martin Newell CP 11:00 Quiet reflection time 11:30 Q&A 12:30 Lunch, bring own pack lunch with time to walk round the grounds for reflection and look at Justice and Peace table 1:30 Talk 2 - 'Passion of the earth': Led by Fr. Martin Newell CP 2:15 Quiet reflection time 3:00 Open forum…

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Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford

March 25 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
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"KAMA Oxford is a non-profit organisation enabling refugees and asylum seekers to teach their skills and share their passions with the community. Further KAMA crochet workshops with Souad will continue* on 25th February, 11th March and 25th March, 10.45 to 11.45am. All at Westgate Library: take the stairs up to the first floor; the community room is to your left. Look for the KAMA banner. Newcomers always welcome, and all abilities. Bring your own wool and a hook if you…

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April 2019

Arabic language and culture introductory session by KAMA Oxford

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
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"KAMA Oxford is a non-profit organisation enabling refugees and asylum seekers to teach their skills and share their passions with the community. In this second introductory session run by Hiba and Matti participants will learn greetings and how to introduce themselves in Arabic, alongside sharing some Iraqi tea. This will be a similar class to the first they gave - so if you missed it, or if you came but haven't been honing your bingo skills, here's your chance! Please…

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Piano Recital: Far From the Home I Love

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Palmer Building GU10, Whitenights Campus, Reading University, Shinfield Road
Reading, RG6 6UA
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£12

"This year, international concert pianist and recording artist Margaret Fingerhut is embarking on a very special piano recital series, working with City of Sanctuary to raise money to support local City of Sanctuary groups. Reading City of Sanctuary and the University of Reading are excited and delighted to welcome Margaret to Reading. Margaret Fingerhut is regarded as one of the UK’s most distinguished pianists, and her career has taken her all over the world. Her many recordings have received worldwide…

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Theatre Production “Don’t Look Away” with Q&A afterwards

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cornerstone, 25 Station Road
Didcot, OX11 7NE
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£12.50

"This is like throwing a punch at a tidal wave. It’s not going to make it stop or slow down. it’s just going to engulf you, and me. until there’s nothing left. 2015. A young man enters a community centre, covered in flour and looking for help. He finds Cath, a cleaner, who reluctantly lets him stay in her son’s room. A split-second decision which will change her life forever. Don’t Look Away is a powerful new production from Novae…

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