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.

Thursday October 10th  Launch of  “Pop-up Furniture Project” aiming to train and mentor refugees and migrants.  11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Wolverhampton Heritage Centre, Clifford Street, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, WV6 0AA.  Click HERE for Invitation Letter with full details.

Saturday October 12th  Wolverhampton Ethiopian and Eritrean Community Centre, from 12 noon to 6 pm at ‘The Church at Broad Street’, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD (where we have our own Wednesday Drop-In).  It will be open at the same time every Saturday.  Click HERE for poster/leaflet with further details.

Restore LogoMonday evening October 14th, 2019.  Second of 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.

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 October 16th  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 October 16th 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 .

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 October 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.

Wednesday October 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.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday October 30th 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 .

Wednesday November 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.

Saturday November 9th  “Meet and Mingle” party – A celebration of community through music, dance, good food and conversation.  6 pm to 9 pm at St.Mary & St.John’s Church Hall, Snow Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 4AD.  (Just inside the Ring Road opposite the end of Birmingham Road).  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.

Wednesday November 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.

Wednesday November 13th  W’ton City of Sanctuary Planning Meeting, after the Drop-In.

Wednesday March 25th, 2020   W’ton City of Sanctuary AGM, after the Drop-In.

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