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Events in Leeds – a new online timetable for social and wellbeing activities in Leeds

Leeds City of Sanctuary, Refugee Council, and the Leeds Migration Partnership are proud to announce a new timetable for social and wellbeing activities in Leeds, aimed at people seeking asylum and refuge in Leeds. Click on the picture of the phone to find details of online and offline activities, which can be searched by topic/area/theme […]

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LASSN Bike Ride Friday 9th July 2021

LASSN are going on a group bike ride on Friday the 9th July 2021. We will meet in the city centre and cycle down Leeds canal. The ride will be led by experienced Ride Leaders. You will need your own bike and helmet. So come and join us…see a new part of Leeds…get fit…and have […]

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Celebrating Refugees – Online Refugee Week event with MPs Friday 18th June 2pm

Celebrating Refugees in Yorkshire On Friday 18th June at 2-3.30pm, Refugee Council and City of Sanctuary (Leeds) are hosting a regional, online MP engagement event for Refugee Week. The event will bring together sanctuary seekers, MPs and their constituents from across our region to learn about refugees, hear their stories, and celebrate the contributions they make […]

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Save the date: Leeds MPs confirmed for asylum round table at LMP Chat on Tuesday 29th June 2021

More details to follow, but Hilary Benn and Alex Sobel are already confirmed they’ll be coming along to the LMP Chat, 12:30 on 29th June – and we’re hoping to attact even more. We’re hoping to run it along the lines of Question Time – where people can ask questions in advance, and are then […]

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Calendar of activities for asylum seekers and refugees, June 21

Check out the June calendar of activities. There are still places available for the Confidence Building Course (for Arabic speaking women, interpreter provided) – please contact Amy @ Refugee Council – [email protected] / 07876144304 If you would like your group/activity to feature on the next calendar, please send me an email with brief details – […]

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Free Cycle Training and Bike Maintenance Workshops

CycleNorth are working with CityConnect to provide FREE adult cycle training in Leeds. Sessions include: – Learn to ride & Beginner cycling sessions – Basic Bike Maintenance – Improver Cycle Sessions Sessions are taking place throughout May and June at various locations. You can register yourself for an event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/cycle-north-leeds-33326835183 Bikes and helmets are […]

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Home, Street, City: Finding Sanctuary in Wakefield: 26 May – 19 June 2021, The Art House

Home, Street, City celebrates artwork made by people across Wakefield during the Covid-19 lockdown, exploring experiences and memories of their homes and neighbourhoods. Brought together from classrooms and hotel rooms, bedroom floors and kitchen tables, posters by pupils from Lawfield Lane Primary School and Urban House will be shown alongside drawings by our Creative Age group who have […]

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Solace 15 Years Anniversary Launch Event

Celebrate our 15th Anniversary with us! This free online event,  launches a programme of celebrations throughout this year. Join us to hear Prof. Divine Charura of York St John University and ex Solace Therapist talk about why specialist therapeutic services are needed for refugees and to hear from Germain Naruhana, ex-Solace client, volunteer and staff member talk […]

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