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Mindful Movement Sessions for Women – Online

Mindful Movement Sessions for Migrant Women 11th February to 18th March Learn relaxation techniques. Experience movement, joy, freedom in your heart, body and mind Experienced dance artists and teachers Alison Grace and Mati Torres Laborde are inviting you to find pleasure in movement at home, alone or with your family. You will be guided through […]

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Asylum in Art – A Document of the Exhibition held in October 2020

‘Asylum in Art’ is a photo-voice exhibition taking the audience on an experiential tour of lived reality. Asylum in Art shines a lens on what life is like inside a British Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) and beyond release into a community in Leeds, West Yorkshire. https://theamplificationproject.com/items/show/137  or click on the picture below The exhibition is […]

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Developments in Greater Leeds – “Welcome to Bradford”

Excellent new website from Refugee Action, Bradford City of Sanctuary and Solidaritech It takes the best of helpinleeds.com, newtoleeds.org.uk and transitionguide.org.uk and mashes them into the remarkable https://welcomebradford.org/ We hear the Leeds City Council have big plans for New To Leeds/Transition Guide since taking them back in-House, so let’s hope they’re watching and taking notes  […]

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What is happening in Leeds over Christmas for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants? Short meeting at 12:00 on 17th Dec 2020

Christmas 2020 is going to be especially difficult for many households – and many of the traditional activities (shared lunches and social events) simply won’t be possible.  The current Tier system is due to be revised on Wednesday 16th December 2020 – and the outcome of this may also impact on what support is possible […]

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Lighting Up Lockdown

Partners in the refugee and migration sector have come together this year to run a joint project called ‘Lighting Up Lockdown’. As part of the project we will be encouraging the people we work with to send us things that have made them smile throughout lockdown…it could be a photo from their daily walk…a poem […]

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Resources for Teaching Online

During the pandemic LASSN have been training our English at Home volunteers to teach online instead of at learner’s homes. After numerous discussions about with volunteers about their experiences we have pulled together a small pack with edited highlights of what we have learned as well as good online resources we wanted to share. Please […]

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Calendar of online activities for refugees and asylum seekers : October 2020

Collated by Jasmine at the New Roots Project. There are a couple of exciting new additions for this month: Trade-specific employability workshops from PATH Yorkshire – from postal worker to beauty therapist, there’s something for everyone over the next couple of months! Contact Elliot at PATH for more info (07943 027922). Confidence Building course run […]

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Mafwa Theatre Weekly Drama Sessions

Mafwa Theatre is a community theatre company which brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together. Mafwa Theatre meet every Friday afternoon online or in person to make friends, have fun and develop our skills. All our workshops are free to attend and everyone is welcome. Sign up for further details: www.mafwatheatre.co.uk/sign-up Check out our website […]

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