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Refugee Tales on BBC Ramblings

On 24 May Refugee Tales was on BBC Ramblings with Clare Balding. This is really worth hearing to understand what we are trying to achieve and how we use walking to befriend former immigration detainees. It is available here.


Flyers & Posters for RT18

Here are pdfs of the flyers and posters for Refugee Tales Walk 2018. Please do not print the flyers larger than A5 nor the posters bigger than A4 as these files are designed for that size.   Saturday 7 July 2018 in HERTFORD – FLYER here and POSTER here. Sunday […]


The Appellant’s Tale – David Herd

  The Appellant’s Tale was first told by David Herd at Wrotham in Kent on the 17 June 2015. This Tale is very relevant to what has and is happening to the children of the Windrush Generation. The Appellant’s Tale is on Soundcloud here. It was published in written form […]


Saturday 7 July – the prospect of a beautiful walk

We like to challenge you during Refugee Tales. You will learn much about immigration detention, about those detained, about the system that brings this about and probably much about yourself! However The Refugee Tales Walk is always full of surprises and delights. This year during the morning of the first […]


Seeking Refuge – The Manna Society

I read this today and needed to share it: “The other day, I was filling out a referral form with a young homeless refugee who had accessed our advice service, to try to get him a bed in a hostel. One of the questions on the form was about whether […]


Migration Museum Walk – 14 October 2017

Join the walk to support the work of the Museum and go and see their new exhibition : “No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments that Changed Britain.” Full details on their website here. “Join the Migration Museum Project on Saturday 14 October for our second annual fundraising walk across London. […]


Any old iron… ?

Any old iron… ? …….. or maybe an ancient scythe? Or a concrete birdbox that you don’t remember buying (concrete?!)  We went as sellers to our first ever car-boot sale not long ago and thoroughly enjoyed it – everyone up for some cheerful bargaining – and we ended up with […]


Party Manifestos 2017 – Indefinite Immigration Detention

Here are the paragraphs on immigration detention from each Party manifesto.     ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND FOREIGN CRIMINALS There will be no amnesty for illegal immigrants. We will increase the number of immigration compliance and enforcement teams. Foreign criminals will not be granted a visa to enter the UK. Migrants […]