Hull, UK City of Culture 2017
We are all very excited by Hull being voted City of Culture 2017, and are collaborating fully with the organisers in order to make the fakes use of the opportunity to promote the aims of City of Sanctuary. There is no doubt that since the first arrival of refugees from the Balkans more than ten years ago, asylum seekers and refugees have greatly enriched the culture in Hull. During Refugee Week (17th to 25th June) we will organise several events,…
“Sport for All” in Hull
Simon Hull Daily Mail PDF
Asylum Seekers, Refugees and the Church – successful Day Conference on 28th February
On Saturday 28th February, in collaboration with Open Doors, Hull, and supported by Tearfund, we held a Day Conference in Jubilee Church Hull, on the subject of “Asylum Seekers, Refugees and the Church – How do we welcome strangers into our church and community?”.
First Hull City of Sanctuary Football Match
On Sunday 18th November, at the University of Hull’s excellent all-weather pitch, a team made up of refugees and asylum…
Hull City of Sanctuary holding a "Springboard" event
On Tuesday 15th March the Hull Group is holding an event hosted by the Lord Mayor of Kingston-upon-Hull, in the city’s magnificent Guildhall. After a welcome from the Lord Mayor, and a light buffet, guests will hear short updates from the National Coordinator Tiffy Allen, from the City Councillor with cabinet responsibility for Diversity and Adult Social Care, Stephen Baker, and from members of the Working Group, followed by a Q & A session.
Fundraising "Swimathon" wins new friends for the Red Cross in East Yorkshire
Red Cross staff and volunteers joined refugees and asylum seekers from across Hull and the East Riding on 11th September…
Hull City of Sanctuary Launch Event 18th June 2010
After some six months of behind-the-scenes activity, the working group responsible for Hull’s City of Sanctuary initiative went public on…