Various Dates  ESOL Beginner’s English language ‘Start Here’ evening at JobChange, 10 Red Lion Street, Wolverhampton Town Centre, WV1 4HL.  For age 18 and over.  The evening runs from 5.30pm to 8.00pm and is completely free to attend.  Freephone: 0800 122 3510.  If you cannot leave your children, bring them along.  Day classes also available – please phone for details.

Four Weeks to go until REFUGEE WEEK (June 18th – 24th) – “Different pasts, shared future”.  Click HERE for Planning Resources, including Guidance Notes, ‘Engaging the Media’ Powerpoint presentation, and Video.  Also links to ‘things you never knew’.  Click HERE for new link to free postcards and posters, to order or download.  Click for sample posters – Portrait or Landscape .

We offer both English and Maths/Numeracy lessons, from 10 am to 12 noon before our Drop-In each Wednesday.  “The Church @ Broad Street”, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD.  The aims are to give learners a knowledge of basic English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and also to give learners the confidence to speak, write and read English.  And now Maths as well!  Just come along, or contact [email protected] .

Wednesday May 23rd  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday May 23rd from 12:30 to 1 p.m. during the Drop-In. FOOD CLUB – Bring & Share Food and Recipes: All kinds of food from all kinds of places. Everyone welcome – Men, women, young, old, volunteers and visitors. Cost of ingredients can be paid. Come and taste and talk. Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

We offer both English and Maths/Numeracy lessons, from 10 am to 12 noon before our Drop-In each Wednesday.  “The Church @ Broad Street”, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD.  The aims are to give learners a knowledge of basic English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and also to give learners the confidence to speak, write and read English.  And now Maths as well!  Just come along, or contact [email protected] .

Wednesday May 30th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

Wednesday June 6th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.  A senior caseworker from Fountains Solicitors of Walsall will be present to provide information about the asylum process, and to explain official forms and letters.  To be repeated on the first Wednesday of each month.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday June 6th from 12:30 to 1 p.m. during the Drop-In.  FOOD CLUB – Bring & Share Food and Recipes: All kinds of food from all kinds of places.  Everyone welcome – Men, women, young, old, volunteers and visitors.  Cost of ingredients can be paid. Come and taste and talk.  Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

Saturday June 9th  Day Out at Broseley, for people who come to the Drop-In and their families.  Based in Broseley Methodist Hall, we’ll have Outdoor Gym, Games, Town and Country Walks, and a Barbecue (to suit all tastes).  More details from Gill or Kim at the Drop-In.

Wednesday June 13th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

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June 18th – 24th  REFUGEE WEEK – “Different pasts, shared future”.  Click HERE for Planning Resources, including Guidance Notes, ‘Engaging the Media’ Powerpoint presentation, and Video.  Also links to ‘things you never knew’.  Click HERE for new link to free postcards and posters, to order or download.  Click for sample posters – Portrait or Landscape .

Monday June 18th  Wolverhampton Amnesty Film Show at the Light House Media Centre.  “Human Flow” – A film examining the staggering scale of the Refugee Crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.  6 p.m. at The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.  Tickets £7 (£4.50 Students and under 25).  Bar and Refreshments.  Click HERE for leaflet or HERE for poster.

Thursday June 21st  “Meet & Mingle Party” from 7 pm to 9 pm at the Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.  An excellent opportunity to meet and talk to Asylum Seekers and Refugees to help us to understand the difficulties they experience but also how they positively contribute to the life of the City.  Admittance is free, but as this is a Bring and Share event, please bring food (cultural dishes will be most welcome) to share with each other.  Drinks will be available from the bar.  More details later.  We are collecting toiletries to make up Gift Bags to give to asylum seekers and refugees at the event – Click HERE for poster with details.

Restore LogoThursday evenings June 21st and 28th, and July 5th, 2018.  Restore (Birmingham) set of three training sessions about refugee issues and befriending.  “Who is fleeing persecution and seeking sanctuary?”  7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham City Centre, B4 7SX.  Enquiries to: Jeremy Thompson, Restore’s Befriending Coordinator, Tel. 0121 661 4275 or Email [email protected] .  Training is offered free of charge, but donations towards costs are welcome.  Click HERE for poster.

Saturday July 14th  Our third visit to the very welcoming small town of Bishops Castle in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, for people who come to the Drop-In and their families.  Click HERE for our article about last year’s visit.  More details from Rosemary or Mike at the Drop-In.

Wednesday July 18th  W’ton City of Sanctuary Planning Meeting at 2:30 p.m. after the Drop-In.

 

Restore LogoRestore (Birmingham) run training sessions about refugee issues and befriending.  Enquiries to: Jeremy Thompson, Restore’s Befriending Coordinator, Tel. 0121 236 0069 or Email [email protected] .  Training is offered free of charge, but donations towards costs are welcome.

 

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