What’s happening around the country?
These are the latest stories from City of Sanctuary movements and streams around the UK. We also have a full list of City of Sanctuary Groups and Movements.
(21 Dec) Making Christmas cards at LCofS on December 18th 2014 This project was devised by students and staff at one of the Leicester City of Sanctuary English classes. It started as an exercise in planning, writing and vocabulary and was then... read more »
(17 Dec) On Saturday 15th November 2014 in Birmingham, City of Sanctuary held a national conference, ‘Standing in Solidity with Asylum Seekers and Refugees’. Over 400 people attended from all over the British Isles. There were guest speakers and... read more »
(3 Dec) By Becky Lowe, on Behalf of Swansea City of Sanctuary. Swansea asylum-seekers and refugees have been helping make history at the first ever ‘Sanctuary Summit’, a national conference dedicated to tackling asylum issues. The conference... read more »
(18 Nov) On 18th October 2014 more than sixty people from across South Wales attended a conference entitled ‘Asylum Seekers and your Church’. The conference, which was organised by a local steering group, began with an Eritrean group singing... read more »
(1 Dec) Sanctum: A Refugee’s Story – A Play by Without Walls Theatre Company On Sunday 23rd November, Sheffield celebrated Light Night, an event which marked the turning on of the Christmas lights. The event hosted a large and... read more »
Oxford City of Sanctuary Relaunch: First Annual General Meeting & Elections set for 10th December 2014
(30 Nov) Dear Friends, After a few years of quiet, old and new members have come together to support the relaunch of the Oxford City of Sanctuary movement. Oxford City of Sanctuary aims to promote the inclusion and welfare of those coming to the... read more »
(17 Nov) Sheffield organisations were well represented at the first ever Sanctuary Summit held in Birmingham last Saturday. At least 10 local people representing seven different local groups joined 400 others from all over Britain to express their... read more »
(5 Sep) More than 60 asylum seekers and refugees from around the world gathered in Bradford city centre on 31st August to say ‘thank you’ to Bradford for the support they have received since arriving in the city. After speeches from... read more »
(6 Aug) The school put together a portfolio showing the ways in which they offer support to children from asylum-seeking and refugee families. The award was presented to the Head Teacher Matthew Tehan at their final assembly on Friday 18th July. read more »
(6 Aug) Are you new Cardiff? Then let the Cardiff City of Sanctuary movement show you around. We can help you access sector services and understand where you need to go to feel included in Cardiff. Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.... read more »