Sue’s Family Story

Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, “People in Motion” have been working with local communities to capture important stories about welcoming refugees in rural areas through the generations. This series of short films captures a snapshot of people’s experiences, hopes, stories and memories that may have otherwise been forgotten or pushed aside. They will […]

Redditch Borough Poem

Hope this piece will help lift spirits at what is, for many of us, a challenging time. I think Maz has done a really wonderful job pulling it all together and that all of your contributions are brilliant: a real testament to the creative spirit and affection for Redditch locally. Radwan and Ghali also feature, […]

Fiver from a Friend Appeal

This is our Christmas appeal for our Bromsgrove Asylum Seekers. We have 150 gift bags to distribute at the Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 19th December. Each bag will contain a wrapped present, chocolates or sweets, a Christmas novelty, a decoration and a card with a £5 note inside, if we have enough. Currently the hotel […]

This Autumn’s Refujuice – Now On Sale

Message from Joy, our Refujuice Project Manager: Hello All, Yay – RefuJuice is ready for purchase!!! Hope everyone is doing their best to keep cheerful in these difficult times. The good news is that despite restrictions we have managed to produce this seasons RefuJuice ready for Christmas sales. We picked at Pershore College and a […]

People in Motion post

PLEASE SHARE We have been doing all we can to continue sorting aid during this difficult time. We have a very high volume of aid at our hub and are unable to safely operate with the volunteer numbers we need to process it. We therefore can only accept Tents, blankets, sleeping bags, new items of […]

Poetry Pamphlet Launch Video

This video previews a selection of poems, written by local people about the refugee situation and has been compiled as a fund raiser for BRWR. To order a copy, please contact info@brwr.uk To see more of Maz’s videos, go to MazBroadcast videos

Free Colouring Book to celebrate Refugee Week 2020

The colouring book is based on Refugee Week 2020’s theme of “Imagine”. It was created through a partnership between Swindon City of Sanctuary and Bekah Grace Illustration  (a freelance children’s illustrator based in Swindon). The purpose of this book is educational in the broadest sense, that adults and children alike will know about Refugee Week […]

Poetry pamphlet – ‘Doors: Writing for Refugees’

Refugee Week is from June 15th. The international theme this year is ‘Imagine.’ In response, BRWR (Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees) is launching a poetry pamphlet, ‘DOORS: Writing for Refugees’ on World Refugee Day June 20th. It is a selection of poems which local people and others have written about the refugee situation, and has […]

The Redditch Mosque Trust’s “Welfare” project

Redditch Mosque Trust’s “Welfare” project is to serve humanity, to help those less fortunate or in need, no matter who. Any member of the public, who requires help of any sort including food, medicine, transport, please text the Management Team on 07312 000070 or email redditchmasjid@outlook.com. On behalf of the Syrian families in Redditch and […]

People in Motion – URGENT APPEAL- FOOD – PLEASE SHARE

The food supply for refugees in Calais and Dunkirk has drastically reduced. Some associations have pulled out and the French state have scaled back what they provide. Certain sites are reporting drinking water shortages. People in Motion would like to send funds to buy food packs that will be bought and distributed on the ground […]

‘Licensed to Rhyme Take Over’

    Presented by and featuring former Birmingham poet laureate Spoz and Tom McCann. The event will highlight the first public performance of the Redditch Borough Poem, a community poetry project to which many different individuals and groups have contributed. The idea is that lots of different people with a connection to Redditch each write […]