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.

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Every Tuesday Recommended if you’re trying to live on Asylum Support of £37.75 per week (or less). Especially good for fresh vegetables and fruit. Click HERE for full-size leaflet. Click HERE for Wolverhampton Food Banks and Soup Kitchens.

 

 

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 January 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 January 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.  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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Every Tuesday Recommended if you’re trying to live on Asylum Support of £37.75 per week (or less). Especially good for fresh vegetables and fruit. Click HERE for full-size leaflet. Click HERE for Wolverhampton Food Banks and Soup Kitchens.

 

 

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 January 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.

 

Restore LogoThursday evenings January 31st, and February 7th and 14th, 2019.  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.

Wednesday February 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.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday February 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.  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 .

Sunday February 10th  2019, at 6 p.m.  “Far from the Home I Love”.  Professional Piano Concert at The Royal School, Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 0EG.  Margaret Fingerhut tells stories of refugee composers in music and words.  Refugees and asylum seekers: £1 Adults, 50p Children.  Others: £10 Adults, £5 Students and Children, to raise funds for Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary.  Email [email protected] or phone 0739 614 6830.  Click HERE for A4 Poster.  Click HERE for A5 Leaflet.  Click HERE for performer details.

Monday February 11th  2019  National Refugee Week Preparation Conference in Coventry – “A day of inspiration, learning and networking in preparation for Refugee Week”.  10 am to 5 pm at Coventry Cathedral, Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB.  Further details HERE.  Click HERE to book your place.  A small travel budget is available for those who wouldn’t otherwise be able to come, particularly delegates who are going through or have been through the asylum system – Please email [email protected] to apply.

Wednesday February 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.  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 second Wednesday of each month.

Wednesday February 20th  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 March 13th  W’ton City of Sanctuary AGM and Planning Meeting, after the Drop-In.

Wednesday May 15th  W’ton City of Sanctuary Planning Meeting, after the Drop-In.

Thursday May 23rd  National City of Sanctuary Annual Conference and AGM at the Welcome Centre in Coventry.  More information to follow.

Refugee Week LogoJune 17th – 23rd, 2019.  REFUGEE WEEK  “You, Me and those who came before”.  http://refugeeweek.org.uk/  See also February 11th above.

 

June 21st – 23rd  “The Great Get Together”   https://www.greatgettogether.org/ .

Wednesday July 17th  W’ton City of Sanctuary Planning Meeting, 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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