Category Archives: Events

#ExtendTheWelcome: An MK Family’s Story (Video)

A resettled Syrian family from Milton Keynes took to the stage on 29th June* at the Citizens UK Civil Society Summit in London launch the #ExtendTheWelcome Campaign – which is all about making sure the UK government continues to resettle refugees once the current programme ends in 2020. At the event, more than 200 civil […]

Concert Videos/Update

The Benefit Concert held on Sat 29th September, as reported previously, was a sell-out success, raising just over £1000 in support of Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes. Now we’re delighted to present a message and links to a number of delightful video clips that we received from Andy Gilbert, the music maestro behind the concert and […]

Sat 3rd Nov, Noon-5pm: Truby’s

Kurshida Mirza writes: “I am delighted to let you know that Trubys Garden Tea Room will be open on Saturday, 3 November, 12-5 at the Guildhall, Church of Christ the Cornerstone (see poster below and our FB: Truby’s Garden Tea Room) As usual we will be serving our delicious home made lunches and afternoon tea in support of […]

Concert Sell-Out Raises £1K

  The Benefit Concert held on Sat 29th September was a sell-out success.  The full-house audience were treated to great World Music courtesy One World Club MK, and a wonderful World Food Buffet courtesy the Events Team at St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church. Including advance and on-the-door ticket sales and extra donations collected during […]

Tickets going fast – Concert 29th Sept

UPDATE: Tickets are selling fast for this Saturday’s Benefit Concert, and we cannot guarantee having any left at the door. Therefore, we encourage you to book online and also to please arrive early, as the show will start promptly at 7:30. On Sat 29 September 2018, 19:30 – 22:30 BST, at St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, Burchard […]

8 September Noon-5PM: Truby’s Garden Tea Room

Kurshida Mirza writes: “Dear Trubys Supporters, After a long break, we are back! Trubys Garden Tea Room will be popping up on Saturday, 8 September, 12.00 – 17.00 at the Guildhall, Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate West, MK9 2ES. We will be kick starting the event with Trubys AGM at 11.15 – […]

World Refugee Day (20th June), Refugee Week (18th-24th)

20th June is World Refugee Day: We will gather at 6:30PM for 30 minutes at the MK Rose in Campbell Park (location info at theparkstrust.com/parks/milton-keynes-rose) to remember refugees and migrants thoughout the world – and those who have found a home in Milton Keynes.   Before attending, please check rwmk.org.uk/events for late-breaking updates/details and additional events.   OTHER […]

June events: Iftaar (3rd), Refugee Week (18th-24th)

Truby’s Garden Tea Room invites you to the Great Get Together Iftaar 2018 on Sunday, 3 June, 7.30pm -10.30pm to join the communities of Milton Keynes in celebrating diversity and everything that unites in celebration of the blessed month of Ramadan.  This event is brought together with support from MK Community Foundation and hosted by Trubys […]

Refugees Take to the Hokey Cokey

Children from Syrian refugee families learned how to do the Hokey Cokey at Ragdolly Annas, Milton Keynes, last Saturday (April 14).  Parents and children from families hosted in MK by Refugees Welcome Milton Keynes (RWMK) and the local British Red Cross (BRC) danced along to ‘Heads, Shoulders,  Knees and Toes’ and more modern songs such […]

Cakes Aid Refugees

Delicious home-made cakes helped raise much needed funds to house Syrian refugees in Milton Keynes last Saturday (April 7).  The fund-raising event was held at Truby’s Garden Tea Room. “We sold out completely,” said Truby’s Kurshida Mirza, “and raised £1,120 towards settling Syrian refugees in MK.” Truby’s, an inter-faith community cafe run by British Muslim […]