Due to the current VIRUS PRECAUTIONS, we cannot guarantee that events listed below will take place – Please contact the relevant organiser to check.

Wednesday April 1st, 2020   W’ton City of Sanctuary AGM  POSTPONED due to CoronaVirus precautions.

Wednesday May 27th  During the CoronaVirus Emergency, we are holding weekly online “Zoom” meetings.  Please phone or email if you would like to receive an invitation from the host.  Participation is possible on Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, SmartPhone, or even a landline telephone (audio only).

Wednesday June 3rd  During the CoronaVirus Emergency, we are holding weekly online “Zoom” meetings.  Please phone or email if you would like to receive an invitation from the host.  Participation is possible on Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, SmartPhone, or even a landline telephone (audio only).

Wednesday June 10th  During the CoronaVirus Emergency, we are holding weekly online “Zoom” meetings.  Please phone or email if you would like to receive an invitation from the host.  Participation is possible on Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, SmartPhone, or even a landline telephone (audio only).

June 15th – 21st  Refugee Week – “Imagine” – A national ONLINE festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees.  Click HERE for details.

Saturday June 20th  “Meet and Mingle” party  Postponed until November 7th.

Wednesday June 24th  National City of Sanctuary Virtual AGM (via “Zoom”).  Information on booking will be posted HERE.

Saturday November 7th  “Meet and Mingle” party at the Gujarati Centre in Mander Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0JZ – A celebration of community through music, dance, good food and conversation.  6 pm to 9 pm.  A free Bring & Share event – Please bring food (cultural dishes will be most welcome) to share with each other.  An excellent opportunity to meet and talk to asylum seekers and refugees, to understand the difficulties they experience, but also how they positively contribute to the life of the city.

We offer both English and Maths/Numeracy lessons, from 10 am to 12 noon before our Drop-In each Wednesday.   CLOSED – Please See our Home Page for latest news. St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD.  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] .

Wednesdays  Weekly Drop-In Centre CLOSED – Please See our Home Page for latest news  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 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.

Near Neighbours LogoEvery other Wednesday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. during the Drop-In.  FOOD CLUB  CLOSED – Please See our Home Page for latest news.  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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Restore (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.

Registered Charity No. 1176101

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