Category Archives: Events

Help Us Set the Agenda – Supporters’ Mtg Nov 13th

Two years ago, something amazing happened. People across Britain were moved by the desperate plight of refugees in the Mediterranean. Across the country refugees welcome groups sprang up. Our group Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes (RWMK) began as a Citizens MK campaign, but is now an independent charity. It has been an amazing two years! We […]

Pupils get creative in fight against hate (awards 19-Jul-2017)

From our colleagues at CitizensMK, we read the following:         This July, The Open University is hosting an exhibition of children’s art work to raise awareness of hate crime. In a campaign organised by Citizens:mk, posters created by pupils from four MK primary schools will be judged by a panel including Arriva […]

Great Get Together Iftaar 16th June 7:30-10:30PM

The Great Get Together Bring and Share Iftaar is inspired by the late Jo Cox, MP, who was a tireless peace and human rights campaigner.  It will be an opportunity to celebrate both the unity of the peoples of Milton Keynes and the month of Ramadan.  Let’s give unity, peace and tolerance the thumbs-up in […]

Fun and Funds: 30th April 6.30pm

Come and enjoy live Syrian and Western music Sunday 30 April and help raise funds and awareness for the British Red Cross support of our Syrian refugees.  It’s at the Age UK Peartree Centre, Chadds Lane, MK6 3EB from 6.30 to 9.30 pm with a raffle, snacks and refreshment, and music from Belal Alasali and […]

Help Refugees Via Our Partner Organisations: training 22nd April

We are pleased to be working with two local organisations through which you can provide help: Talk English seeks volunteers to teach learners on Talk English Courses and help people to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills; Sanctuary Hosting matches homeless asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants to people in the community with spare […]

Refugee Week 18-14 June

Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week of World Refugee Day on 20 June 2017. In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourage a better understanding between communities. It started in 1998 […]