Thanks to all of those who came to the fashion show and to the organisers and models, who made it such an enjoyable event. The show attracted an audience of 170 people and raised more than £1600 for BRWR, including £200 on the cake stall. Thanks to all who bought tickets, cake and clothes, to […]
OPEN LETTER ON “ILLEGAL” ASYLUM SEEKERS from WORCESTERSHIRE WELCOMES REFUGEES coalition to councils in the county.
22.05.2023 We are writing on behalf of all the Worcestershire Welcomes groups and asylum seekers support groups in the county. We are grateful to county, city and district councils for the welcome they have extended so far to refugees in our midst. We acknowledge and value the unstinting support of the resettlement team employed by […]
REFUGEE SUPPORT GROUPS CALL ON COUNCILS TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST “DEEPLY CONCERNING” RHETORIC. A coalition of refugee support groups is calling on Worcestershire councils to speak out against “dangerous and inflammatory” language used against people seeking asylum. Eight voluntary organisations which support refugees and asylum seekers have joined forces to send open letters to local […]
BRWR have teamed up again with SOS Charity Fashion Shows to organise a fundraising event at the Bromsgrove Methodist Centre on 14th October. If you came last year, you’ll know what fun it was. SOS Charity Fashion Shows bring the latest in ladies high street fashion all under one roof, at a fraction of the […]
Congratulations to Parwiz, who received the ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) student of the year award from Heart of Worcestershire College. Parwiz, you must be very proud.
Music Concerts, Films, Welcome Refugee stalls in Evesham, Birmingham, Worcester and Malvern: Click here for more details
Evesham Vale Welcomes Refugees have organised a COMMUNITY CONCERT FOR REFUGEE WEEK 2023 June 17th 7:30pm ALL SAINTS CHURCH, EVESHAM, WR11 4RW Tickets available now via www.wegottickets.com/event/581532/ or from Delicious Bistro, Church House or our Support Hub in the Riverside Shopping Centre. See their Facebook page: Evesham Vale Welcomes Refugees | Facebook
Yana, who used to run a dancing school in Kyiv, now teaches dancing in the Ecumenical Centre, Kingfisher Shopping Centre, Redditch. She organises both children’s (3 to 15 years) and adults classes – many different dancing styles – ballet, modern, hip-hop, stage. New members always welcome. If you’d like to join, please email […]
Tetiana was a professional singer in Ukraine. She performed in many music events, collaborated with other musicians and created original content, including children’s songs, for different YouTube channels. She was also a vocal coach for 11 years with her own studio but was forced to abandon her business when the Russians invaded. She wants to […]
Special performances in Redditch Town Centre on Coronation Day. Tania, a professional singer from Ukraine, has been invited to sing and the Redditch BRWR Ukrainian Dance Troupe, led by Yana will dance for us. Both performances will be on the Saturday 6th May around 3pm. See you there!
You will be pleased to hear that arrangements have been made with Pershore college to collect the balance of our juice from them this week- 400 bottles. Good to report because that means sales are going well. It also means there will be plenty of lovely apple juice available for delivery in time for the […]
Very interesting newsletter from our “Welcomes” neighbours in Malvern: Malvern Welcomes Newsletter
A Bromsgrove refugee has been forced to celebrate Easter away from home and family as the war continues in Ukraine. Tetyana Galenda lived in Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv – about 50 km from the eastern border with Russia. But she fled the bloodshed and is now staying with a host in Bromsgrove. So this Easter, […]