Category Archives: Events

9th Nov: Truby’s Garden

Kurshida writes, “Dear Friends of Trubys, Our next event is on Saturday, 9 November, 12-5 PM at the Guildhall, Church of Christ the Cornerstone.  More information on the attached poster. Our 9 November Trubys Garden Tea Room event is celebrating our Five Year Anniversary! There will be lots of fun including ‘guess the sweet’, nasheeds […]

Syrian Kitchen comes to CMK

At the Milton Keynes Festival of Creative Urban Living (26th September to 13th October), ‘The Syrian Kitchen’ will be serving the best of Syrian food at The Meeting Place on Midsummer Boulevard (opposite The Point, MK9 3NB) – more detailed location info at the end of this article.* The Syrian Kitchen is created by six refugee […]

Benefit Concert 21st Sep 7:30pm

Following last year’s highly successful autumn fundraiser, we’re delighted to announce the following: On Saturday 21st September 2019, 19:30 – 22:30 BST, at St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes, MK5 6DX, please join us for Autumn Songs: An evening of Light Entertainment with songs ancient and modern Tickets […]

7th Sept: Truby’s Garden

Kurshida writes, “Dear Friends of Trubys Garden Tea Room, I hope you are all enjoying your summer break and looking forward to welcoming you all at our next event on Saturday, 7 September – 12-5 PM – at the Guildhall, Christ the Cornerstone (300 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES – see poster). More […]

Join Us For World Refugee Day 20th June

20th June 2019 marks World Refugee Day, as part of Refugee Week 17th-23rd June.  Please join RWMK and partner groups in celebrating World Refugee Day with a programme of events on 20th June: 6.00pm: Opening celebration, testimonials, MK Mayor statement at MK Rose in Campbell Park (directions)   6.30pm: Continuing discussions including updates about recent […]

800 Attend Iftaar Get Together

Sunday – 19 May 2019 – saw over 800 people from the Muslim and wider communities of Milton Keynes gather at the Campbell Park Cricket Pavilion to break their fast and share an Iftaar.  Iftaar is the meal eaten by Muslims after sunset during the fasting month of Ramadan. The Great Get Together Iftaar was […]

19th May, 7PM: Great Get Together Iftaar, Campbell Park Pavillion

Kurshida writes, “Dear friends of Truby’s Garden Tea Room,  I am delighted to invite you to the Great Get Together Iftaar on Sunday, 19 May, 7 PM at Campbell Park Pavilion. As you will see from the invitation and the programme (see Events page for full details) that we are planning an amazing multi faith enlightenment […]

9th March: Truby’s Garden

Kurshida writes, “Dear Friends, Just to let you know Trubys Garden Tea Room will be popping up at the Guildhall (back of Church of Christ the Cornerstone: 300 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES) on Saturday, 9 March, 12-5 PM. More information on the poster you see here (click on small image to enlarge), […]

#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 to 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 […]

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 […]