Photos from the Mosque visit last month. It was an opportunity for some refugees, the Church Mother’s Union Group and the Muslim community to mingle together. One refugee commented: “I just prayed for my family and everyone in Syria“. The Mosque provided refreshments for the visitors. In addition, the Mother’s Union visitors also supported the […]
Here are some photos from the Bridge Church, where the BRWR Craft Group displayed and sold their hand made items. The Craft Group is a vehicle to further support and extend language acquisition in a “real life situation“ and help the refugees become more culturally aware through interaction with different individuals. The Craft Group helps […]
BRWR Newsletter – November 2019
Poem by Margaret, a BRWR committee member and volunteer. Accepted for ‘The Poetry of Worcestershire’ anthology. Please read, then read again: Fled from distant lands Quietly we’ve settled here in Worcestershire. Unrecognised, unknown, Head-scarfed, long-robed, strange in the rain Welcomed to your villages and homes. Will you listen while we learn your tongue? Speak […]
You’re invited to our Christmas Party. All supporters welcome – bring food.
Notice of Annual General Meeting of BRWR
Date change from 2nd November to 9th November. Volunteer Apple Pickers Needed
BRWR Newsletter 2019
Every year, hardened athletes from the RunSanders and Avoncroft Hurriers run groups take part in an Aleathon for charity. Starting at the Ewe and Lamb, they run to the Queens Head, then along the canal to the Navigation Inn, then the Boat and Railway, then back up the hill along Brickhouse Lane to the Ewe […]
You are invited to a presentation about Newstarts by their CEO Marion Kenyon. Newstarts help refugees by providing furniture, used PCs, even work opportunities. Come and hear about their work – details on poster.
28-minute Radio 4 programme, described in the Radio Times thus: “In Lozells church, Birmingham, refugees meet and compare experiences. Ruth is 98 and Lia is 88, and are both Jewish, Louai and Murad are in their 30’s and both Muslims. Despite those obvious differences, these four have much in common – especially their experience of […]
BRWR Newsletter – August 2019