Manchester City of Sanctuary: Building a Network of Welcome
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New Welcome Sessions
Welcome Sessions for Asylum Seekers and New Refugees The second of our new monthly Welcome Sessions at Cross Street Chapel was a success! These sessions are intended to introduce new asylum seekers and refugees to Manchester City of Sanctuary. Organised by our volunteer Stephen, this session brought a few new arrivals…
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…
MCOS: the best friend of refugees in Manchester
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Cooking up a storm with 4lunch Social Enterprise
On Saturday, our team of volunteer cooks spent the day at the Levenshulme Inspire kitchen where they prepared and cooked…
Introducing our new welcome sessions
Our new welcome sessions are held once a month at Cross Street Chapel, aimed at introducing newly arrived refugees and…
Our newly formed ‘Welcome Choir’
The wonderful and talented Levy Chorus have partnered up with a group of sanctuary seekers who have a love of…
Storytelling with Ibukun and the WYC
For our first volunteer training session of the year, we had the pleasure of hosting Ibukun Jesusanmi, resident artist at…
Collaboration with Whitworth Young Contemporaries (WYC)
When the WYC approached us asking us how they can get involved, we couldn’t have anticipated the creativity, passion and…
Getting to know Manchester International Roots Orchestra
We are excited to give the stage to the brilliant Manchester international Roots Orchestra (MIRO) at our upcoming ‘The Big…
Generous donations for Bridget’s Walks
Thank you to everyone who has donated clothes, boots and hats for our monthly walks. Your generosity has been overwhelming,…
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