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Upcoming Events in our City of Sanctuary


‘Drip, Drip, Drip’                      – SOLD OUT             

When: 19th & 20th February, 7:30 pm 

Where: Wardrobe Theatre, 25 West Street,  BS2 0DF

What: “Bigotry and belonging and a cat called Roger…A National Health Story

Bed 6, Oncology ward, a local NHS hospital. Behind the blue curtain – Daniel, a refugee from Eritrea, now training to be a nurse; Rahmiya, a second-generation immigrant Muslim doctor; and David, elderly white cancer patient and discredited academic, fretting about his cat, Roger. Over time, carers and cared-for become an unlikely, dysfunctional family. But as life ebbs, reality splinters. Glimpsed in the cracks: the Nazi euthanasia programme, a burns clinic in Africa, a cross-Channel human shipment. And drip by drip David’s far-right nativism seeps out, as he prepares his final, incendiary lecture (assuming he lives long enough to give it). Bonds break, and suddenly both Daniel and Rahmiya’s right to call the UK home seems to hang on a dead man’s lips.

Pipeline Theatre, known for indelible characters and immersive design, takes you into the darkness with an unexpectedly light touch, busting taboos while offering its love-letter to the NHS.”

Book tickets here, using the code ROGER to get a £4 discount    – SOLD OUT


Helping Those Helping Others

When: 26th February, 7:30pm-9pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, 126 Hampton Road, Bristol, BS6 6JE

What: Trauma Awareness invites you to an evening exploring a new trauma informed online pilot, Helping Those Helping Others

Speakers will include:

*Rissa Mohabir, founder of Trauma Awareness, who will be introducing the new pilot

*Rebwar Jafar, co-chair of YAO in Sulaymaniyah northern Iraq

*Ginny Dobson, trauma specialist

*Dr Thomas Hoare, clinical psychologist

Tickets cost £5 and there will also be English and Arabic coffee, tea and cakes for sale. To buy tickets, please email [email protected]

Bristol Blockflute Band 

When: 6th March, 7:30pm

Where: Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church, 46 Westbury Hill, Bristol, BS9 3AA

What: A fundraising concert for Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund

On the 6th of March Bristol Blockflute Band, a local small recorder orchestra, will be  putting on their annual fundraising concert. This year they have kindly chosen to support Bristol City of Sanctuary Transport Fund. The concert will start at 7:30, and will also include a brief talk by our manager Forward Maisokwadzo.

All proceeds from ticket sales and refreshments will go to the Transport Fund. Tickets will be available on the door; £8 for adults, £4 for students and free for children.

View the promotional poster here

International Women’s Day 2020

When: 7th March, 11am-5:30pm

Where: City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

What: A free event celebrating the women of Bristol

On the 7th of March, join women from across Bristol to rejoice in International Women’s Day. There will be over 50 free events on the day, including:

  • Self-defense and women’s safety classes
  • Singing workshops
  • A Q&A session with Bristol Mayoral candidates
  • Letters from Bristol to Afghanistan

There will be a free creche available in two hour slots throughout the day. There is also free transport for community groups if needed. To find out more about the transport, please email [email protected]

For more information and details of other events happening throughout the day, please click here.

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