Those of you who were fortunate enough to attend the 2019 AGM of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group had the opportunity to listen to David Herd. David spoke with his usual eloquence and passion about the coming Refugee Tales Walk 2019. I will not attempt a summary but urge you to […]
Sincere apologies if you recently tried to look at this website. It was off the ether for some days because of a ‘technical hitch’. NO it wasn’t the nut behind the button but a software incompatibility.
Here is the January Newsletter from our parent group. Lots of hope and inspiration from people helping those detained at Gatwick. Thoughts – ideas – campaigns – help. GDWG Newsletter January 2019 down load here.
Download the newsletter for November 2018 here.
This is what so many have been working towards and what so many have supported with their money and their mouths. Here it is: 28for28.org and to begin the series Jeremy Irons reads The Prologue. 28 Tales for 28 Days The UK is the only country in Europe that detains […]
Here is a delightful report from Anna Sayburn a faithful RT supporter. ‘We started to get an idea of just how popular the Jackie Kay/Kamila Shamsie Refugee Tales event was going to be when we saw the queue being organised into three tranches. The Edinburgh International Book Festival was our […]
Last week we filmed six wonderful and hugely generous actors and writers in London for ’28 Tales for 28 Days’. Our brilliant filmmaker, Ricardo Vilela of Sagitta Media, set up each location so as to create an intimate space in which to film. Our first day of shooting was at […]
There is an important posting on the Jesuit Refugee Service UK website. Of special interest to us is David Herd talking about immigration detention and its indefinite nature. Refugee Stories: Changing the Narrative World Refugee Day 2018 saw academics, refugees and refugee practitioners come together to discuss ways in which […]
This is a great introduction to Refugee Tales and the Walk of 2018 in particular. https://www.theguardian.com/books/audio/2018/jul/31/refugees-in-their-own-words-books-podcast
We have a reunion day walk on 15 September 2018 – All welcome. 11.00 am start at Lingfield rail station. RH7 6EH An 8 mile reasonably flat circular walk taking in the East Surrey villages of Dormansland and Lingfield and culminating in a walk around the Lingfield Nature Reserves. These […]