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Did you miss the World Methodist Peace Award presentation  to Inderjit Bhogal ? – He was heavily involved in the beginnings of both Interfaith Wolverhampton (then Wolverhampton Inter-Faith Group) and Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary.  A video of the event is available at https://youtu.be/Q0scY5FQRlM [Sound starts at approx. 3 min and the introduction at approx. 12 min].

Restore LogoThursday evenings: June 9th, 16th and 23rd, 2022.  Restore (Birmingham) set of three training sessions about refugee awareness and befriending.  “Free training online for anyone interested in discovering more about refugee issues”.  7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., online via Zoom.  Click HERE to book your place.  Enquiries to Restore’s Befriending Coordinator on [email protected] .  Training is offered free of charge, but donations towards costs are welcome.  Click HERE for poster/leaflet.

We offer basic English lessons, from 10 am to 11 am during our Drop-In each Wednesday. 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. Just come along.

Wednesday June 15th Weekly Drop-In Centre at St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD. (Just inside the Ring Road opposite the end of Birmingham Road). Click HERE for map and HERE for Google Streetview photo. From 10 a.m. to 2 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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Monday June 20th

Refugee Week LogoJune 20th – 26th, 2022  The theme of Refugee Week 2022 will be ‘Healing’.  Through creativity and conversations, this year’s festival will be a celebration of community, mutual care, and the human ability to start again.  Everyone is invited to take part by holding their own event or activity responding to the theme.  Click HERE for more details.  Click HERE for Ideas from the Refugee Week Planning Conference, and HERE for the Refugee Week Event Organiser Pack.  Posters, Banners and Colouring-In-Sheets are available HERE .

Poster for film show "A Season in France"

May be upsetting for those with lived experience as a refugee

We offer basic English lessons, from 10 am to 11 am during our Drop-In each Wednesday. 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. Just come along.

Wednesday June 22nd Weekly Drop-In Centre at St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD. (Just inside the Ring Road opposite the end of Birmingham Road). Click HERE for map and HERE for Google Streetview photo. From 10 a.m. to 2 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 June 22nd from 10 a.m. to 2 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. If you would like to cook one of your favourite dishes, please let Gill Kelly know at the Drop-In, and she will buy the ingredients. Come and taste and talk. Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

We offer basic English lessons, from 10 am to 11 am during our Drop-In each Wednesday. 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. Just come along.

Wednesday June 29th Weekly Drop-In Centre at St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD. (Just inside the Ring Road opposite the end of Birmingham Road). Click HERE for map and HERE for Google Streetview photo. From 10 a.m. to 2 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.

We offer basic English lessons, from 10 am to 11 am during our Drop-In each Wednesday. 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. Just come along.

Wednesday July 6th Weekly Drop-In Centre at St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD. (Just inside the Ring Road opposite the end of Birmingham Road). Click HERE for map and HERE for Google Streetview photo. From 10 a.m. to 2 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 July 6th from 10 a.m. to 2 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. If you would like to cook one of your favourite dishes, please let Gill Kelly know at the Drop-In, and she will buy the ingredients. Come and taste and talk. Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

 

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Wednesday September 21st

National City of Sanctuary AGM and Conference in Bradford and Online via Zoom.  ‘Inspiring Resilience’.  Click HERE for details.  Click HERE if you would like to contribute towards the travelling expenses of asylum seekers and refugees.

Monday September 26th  Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary AGM, with Inderjit Bhogal as our speaker, in Ss. Mary & John Church Hall (where we have our weekly Drop-In).

 

Restore LogoRestore (Birmingham) run training sessions about refugee issues and befriending.  Enquiries to Restore’s Befriending Coordinator on [email protected] .  Training is offered free of charge, but donations towards costs are welcome.

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