Birmingham Bike Project

If you have a bike you don’t need, you can donate to the Birmingham Bike Project, which fixes up bikes, gives them to refugees, and organises cycling trips together. Link to website (under construction): If you have a bike you would like to donate, please contact For help collecting bikes being offered and getting […]


Palace Studio – Thursday 10th May 2018: 7.00pm (Running Time 2 hours and 55 mins approx. including interval) Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees are proud to present their second fundraising concert. Come along to hear an eclectic mix of Folk and Indie Music, featuring professional singer-songwriters, in the intimate setting of the Palace Studio. Profits […]

February Clothing Collection Date Cancelled

    NO CLOTHING COLLECTION THIS SATURDAY. Also, please don’t leave donations at the Church or any of the Bridge Church building. The policy of the Church is any bags just left will be sadly just thrown away. If they get wet or get contaminated the donations become a Health & Safety issue. If bags […]

Poem – Refugees by Brian Bilston

Read top-to-bottom as normal, his piece says refugees “are not welcome here”, calls on them to “go back to where they came from” and says “a place should only belong to those who are born there”. But the poet adds a small request at the end of his poem: “Now read from bottom-to-top”. And the […]

The Transports – A Tale of Exile & Migration

The Artrix, Bromsgrove, Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 8pm. Come and see the Transports,  a diverse array of British folk musicians, performing a tale of exile and migration. Included is the Parallel Lives project, which gathers local stories of migration from across Britain, tales of people who’ve left or arrived there. They may be centuries […]