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July 2021

Bike Oxford raising funds for Asylum Welcome

July 11
Oxfordshire

"Join us on Sunday 11th July for this year’s Bike Oxford We are excited to be participating in this event to raise money for our Bike Project. This provides much-needed bikes for our clients, empowering them to travel freely and independently. If you’re a keen cyclist and fancy taking in the lovely Oxfordshire scenery, we can provide free places to anyone who raises funds for us through the event. Please contact us at khadija@asylum-welcome.org if you’d like to get involved.…

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Walk For Refugees at the Reading Legal Walk 2021

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forbury Gardens Reading, RG1 3BB + Google Map

"Mon 12th July  |  5:00pm – 8:00pm Start + Finish: Forbury Gardens Bandstand, Reading RG1 3BD Join us for the Reading Legal Walk and give a lifeline to refugees in Berkshire. The Reading Legal Walk is a 10km walk to raise money for our free legal advice services for refugees and asylum seekers in Berkshire. Last year we provided more than 800 refugees and asylum seekers with thousands of hours of free legal advice and practical help that they cannot access elsewhere. While the number of people needing help has…

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Charlbury Refugee Action pop-up bookshop

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, Market Street
Charlbury, OX7 3PH United Kingdom
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"We will be running another pop-up bookshop on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th July at the Friends Meeting House, Market Street, Charlbury. There will be over 4,000 books to browse, including over 2,000 FICTION TITLES, children’s and young adult books and lots of non-fiction. Many of the books are second-hand but in very good condition, a few are brand new, and all are being sold at bargain prices. It will be a perfect opportunity to stock up on reading material…

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Charlbury Refugee Action pop-up bookshop

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, Market Street
Charlbury, OX7 3PH United Kingdom
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"We will be running another pop-up bookshop on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th July at the Friends Meeting House, Market Street, Charlbury. There will be over 4,000 books to browse, including over 2,000 FICTION TITLES, children’s and young adult books and lots of non-fiction. Many of the books are second-hand but in very good condition, a few are brand new, and all are being sold at bargain prices. It will be a perfect opportunity to stock up on reading material…

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Responding to the Government’s proposals for asylum reform

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"The Joint Public Issues Team invite you to join a meeting for anyone interested in being a part of a campaigning response to the Government’s proposals for reform of the asylum system. The meeting will take place at 8pm on Thursday 22 July 2021. Following the Government’s consultation this year on a ‘New Plan for Immigration’, the Nationality and Borders Bill has been introduced in Parliament. If passed, this Bill would have a major effect on the way the country responds to those in need of sanctuary. Many working in this area have concerns…

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QARN AGM – Quakers and the UK immigration system

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"The QARN AGM is on 24 July 2021 at 11am,  followed at 12.30pm by the QARN Special Interest meeting at BYM’s Yearly Gathering – please do join us: Title: Quakers and the UK immigration system Description: Members of QARN will talk about the work and priorities of QARN in relation to Quaker testimonies and the planned work of Britain Yearly Meeting. All those interested who are attached to Quaker meetings are welcome – if you are not on our mailing list…

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UN Refugee Convention at 70

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – in your own home

"Is the UK still compliant with the letter and the spirit of the 1951 UN Refugee treaty? This event marks the 70th Anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention (also known as ‘the Geneva Convention of 1951’) and explores its relevance today. It will ask whether the UK is still compliant with the letter and the spirit of the treaty, with speakers: Oliver Robertson from Quaker Peace & Social Witness. Larry Bottinick from UNHCR (the UN refugee agency). Priscilla Dudhia from…

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Refugees Welcome! Together We Can!

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Online – in your own home

"Want to transform the lives of families fleeing war and persecution? Keen to learn valuable negotiating skills so you can influence decision-makers? Agree that it is time to end the Hostile Environment? Join us for this training session which will introduce you to 'Together We Can' - a Citizens UK initiative working to build the power of migrant, refugee and diaspora leaders. Learn how to get involved in this work and help to make refugee families feel safer and more…

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August 2021

“Introduction to Community Sponsorship” online drop-in

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Online – in your own home

"If you are interested in finding out how to get involved with Community Sponsorship the easiest way you can do that is by signing up to one of our regular informal drop-in events. We will give a short presentation and then take any questions. You can participate and interact as much or as little as you'd like! We are happy to take questions and chat, or you can keep your camera off and just have the call playing in the…

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Car boot sale for Charlbury Refugee Action

August 29 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Charlbury Cricket Club, Dyers Hill
Charlbury, Chipping Norton, OX7 3QG
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"We're excited to tell you about our next fundraising event.It's our first car boot sale, and it will be taking place on Sunday 29th August from 1.30 to 4.30 at Charlbury Cricket Club.To reserve your pitch please contact hilaryjbarber@aol.com or phone 01608 659480. A pitch costs £8.00 and set up will be from 12.30.We'll also be selling tea and a selection of our renowned cakes, as well as more good quality second-hand books from as little as 50p. CRAG wishes to thank the Cricket…

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Stage play – In The Sea There Are Crocodiles: a child’s search for a safe place to live

August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
King Alfred’s Academy Centre Site, Portway
Wantage, OX12 9BY
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£10

"In The Sea There Are Crocodiles By Fabio Geda The unforgettable true story of a child’s five-year journey in search of a safe place to live. At the age of ten, Enaiat Akbari’s Afghan village fell prey to the Taliban. Fearing for his life, Enaiat’s mother led him across the border where she left him, alone, to fend for himself. So began Enaiat’s five-year ordeal: traversing bitterly cold mountains, near-suffocating in the base of a truck, steering an inflatable raft…

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September 2021

Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – Asylum system

September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – Age assessments

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – persecuted Christians

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – resettlement

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – accommodation

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Refugee Prayer Hour for the Immigration and Borders Bill – every stage of the bill

September 10 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online – in your own home

"At the end of March Home Secretary, Priti Patel, laid out proposed plans for the “biggest overhaul of the UK’s asylum system in decades”. The subsequently released ‘New Plan for Immigration Policy Statement’ confirmed numerous policy changes, including seeing people who arrive in the UK by what the government call illegal means, no longer having the same entitlements as those arriving through legal channels. We are calling the UK Church to gather together to pray for this new Immigration and…

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Afghan Welcomer Training

September 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online – in your own home
£10

"You are invited to our Afghan Welcomer training to be equipped and ready to welcome your neighbours. You will  learn about the Relocation Scheme, the immediate and longer term needs and rights, and you will also learn how you, as a church, can reach out and warmly welcome newly-arrived Afghans into the community. The training will take place on three different dates for the rest of September as follows: Thursday 16th September                7:30 - 9pm Wednesday…

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Young Rohingya Refugees – Exhibition of photographs

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Common Ground, 37-38 Little Clarendon St
Oxford, OX1 2HF
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"This exhibition of photographs The Next Generation - Young Rohingya Refugees will be on display at Common Ground 1–30 Sept, with a free talk by the project curator on Fri 17 Sept. The Oxford Human Rights Festival run by staff and students at the Centre of Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP), faculty of Technology, Design and Environment (TDE) at Oxford Brookes University showcases photographs taken by the Rohingya in camps in Bangladesh. The exhibition entitled “The Next Generation - Young…

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Author talk in aid of Brightwell Supporting Refugees

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brightwell Village Hall, West End
Brightwell Cum Sotwell, OX10 0RT United Kingdom
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£10

"Peter Adamson, novelist and historian, will talk about his latest book  - "Landmark in Time - The world of the Wittenham Clumps" - with fascinating stories about people and events, national and international, witnessed by our local and well-loved landmark. Tickets (£10) available from Brightwell Village Stores in aid of Brightwell Supporting Refugees. Refreshments and book sale available after the talk. Email: brightwellrefugees@gmail.com"

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