An Evening of Welcomes – 28th January 2019
The Project With funding from South Swindon Parish Council, Twenty Welcomes was created. This innovative poetry project, celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Refugee Week, and captured…
The Journey to Safety and Welcome – a Schools of Sanctuary project
On Tuesday 11th December, 4:00pm-5:00pm, at Drove Primary School, teachers from Drove Primary School and artists Rachel Pryor and Nicky-Ann Walker will be…
We’re Open Christmas shindig 13th December
We’re Open is a weekly social at Darkroom Espresso, 11 Faringdon Road, SN1 5AR each Thursday from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. The evenings offer a…
FREE training on our hosting scheme – 24th November
Come along to find out more about volunteering as a Host or Support Worker with Room for All Hosting Scheme!
Competition time: Stories of Welcome – deadline 10th October
Here in Swindon, we know that it’s a welcoming place to sanctuary seekers. Now there’s an opportunity to tell others…
WOMAD… you were wonderful!
Last week a group of local and national volunteers and sanctuary seekers took We’re Open on tour to…
Refugee Week 2018 – well, that was fun!
Thank you to everyone who supported us in making Swindon’s celebrations so sparkling! From poetry to art to dance to…
Swindon SCoS – ‘We’re Open’ project receives funding!
Our weekly ‘We’re Open’ event has received a £2,225 grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, administered by the Wiltshire Community Foundation!
Swindon CoS Hosts South West Regional City of Sanctuary Conference!
On the 7th of September, we welcomed 40 delegates from 14 City of Sanctuary groups across the South West of England and Wales, to learn, be encouraged and inspire each other to make our cities more welcoming environments for those seeking refuge.
Swindon to launch as a ‘city of sanctuary’
A campaign to launch Swindon as a ‘city of sanctuary’ gathers momentum as the group prepares for its official launch next week.