Manchester City of Sanctuary: Building a Network of Welcome
People who seek sanctuary, fleeing war & persecution, are looking for mercy, safety & a place to contribute. Manchester can be that place – a city of sanctuary.
Our Next Event
To see what events are coming up you can visit our events page here.
Have you seen our handbook for Sanctuary Seekers in Manchester, written for Sanctuary Seekers BY sanctuary seekers. Download it here.
Could you help us with a one off or monthly donation? A small amount goes a long way. Just £8 provides two social events and a food parcel for one Sanctuary Seeker a month. Donate here.
Bridget’s Walks – Macclesfield Forest
This month we held another Bridget’s Walks, on this occasion, we visited Macclesfield Forest. Our sanctuary seekers got stuck in…
Great Manchester Run
“When I first came to this country I was very sad, depressed and bored. I had a lot of problems…
Feedback from volunteers
Great Manchester Run – build up!
We’re about 6 weeks away from this year’s Great Manchester Run and we have several members of the team already…
Building a City of Sanctuary in a hostile environment
Tired of the rhetoric that blames people from other countries for all our struggles? Here in Manchester we have an…
Last week, the volunteer teams met at Manchester Museum to take part in the monthly training session. We were lucky…
Welcome Back Liz
Two weeks ago I left Ethiopia after six months and returned to Manchester. I’d taken a sabbatical to be part…
New Welcome Sessions
Welcome Sessions for Asylum Seekers and New Refugees The second of our new monthly Welcome Sessions at Cross Street Chapel was…
Goodbye to Sally and Simone
Sally Kenyon and Simone Ellison are both moving on from their posts as assistant development workers, as Liz Hibbert will…
‘8 Borders, 8 Days’ Ben and Jerry’s Film Night
We’d like to say a huge thank you to our amazing engagement team for organising such a great…
Music and Dancing at Whitworth Art Gallery – The Big Conversation January 2019
Sunday 28th January saw the second of our ‘Big Conversation’ events at Whitworth Art Gallery and what a success it…
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