"World Kitchen", Bristol Refugee Rights Cookery Book
This book contains some mouth watering and relatively simple recipes from some great cooks from at least 9 different countries who regularly demonstrate their skills and produce delicious food, cooking an enormous community meal on a regular basis for up to 150 people at the Drop In Centre. The book also…
Bristol City of Sanctuary, Official Launch
On Wednesday 22nd June 2011 – Bristol held an event to celebrate its new status as a City of Sanctuary, signifying it as a place which welcomes Refugees and Asylum Seekers, offers them a place of safety and values their contribution. It was a fantastic day celebrating a multicultural Bristol,…
First Bristol pledged support to Bristol City of Sanctuary
First Bristol Ltd, the bus network operator pledged its support to Bristol City of Sanctuary. The pledge is a bigger boost to the movement ahead of BCoS’s official launch on Wednesday 22 June 2011.
Bristol City of Sanctuary official launch
On Wednesday 22nd 2June this year, Bristol will hold an event to celebrate its new status as a City of Sanctuary, signifying it as a place which welcomes Refugees and Asylum Seekers, offers them a place of safety and values their contribution. This event marks the beginning of the next…
Bristol asylum seekers call on government to end destitution on Human Rights Day
Bristolians who have survived human rights abuses and war and sought sanctuary in the UK are to speak out at an event commemorating International Human Rights Day.
Bristol plays host to Zimbabwean musical legend
A musical hero from Zimbabwe is making a whistle stop tour of Bristol to support the plight of refugees from…
Bristol Hospitality Network provide accommodation to destitute asylum seekers
Asylum-seekers based in Bristol who are left destitute by gaps in the asylum process will now be able to find alternative accommodation thanks two houses donated to Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN), and a network of local people offering a spare room.
The Bristol group was sucessfully launched on Thursday 23rd October with a public meeting attended by people from across Bristol and farther afield including the deputy Chief Executive of the City Council, representatives of refugee organisations and faith communities. We were inspired by Craig Barnett as we enthused about saying…