Walking + talking = Refugee Tales and among the subjects that walkers talk about are books and stories. This is a list of those books recommended by the walkers of 2018. Mary Ann Glendon A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (2001) Jenny Erpenbeck […]
A line of blue-shirted walkers files along the edge of a field, oak and hawthorn close on one side, the expanse of blond grain on the other. Skirting the northern limits of London, the group will soon vanish into the shade of Epping Forest, only to reappear in Stoke Newington […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Conservative Home. Please see: https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2017/11/andrew-mitchell-the-home-offices-immigration-removal-centres-are-a-dystopian-stain-on-our-democracy.html This came about as a result of a Refugee Tales meeting with Andrew Mitchell MP.
We have been describing our work and telling everyone we see about the need to end indefinite detention.
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… ? …….. 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 […]