Tag: refugees welcome

  • “Money?”

      What has been your biggest disappointment? “ How little money really changes things. It buys doctors but not health clothes but not taste, make up but not beauty When I was young I imagined money had more power”                                   […]

  • There are times you have to SPEAK OUT

    what ever ways through endless chains of fingers clicking on keyboards or spanish beats of song writers preparing words to chant and sing of artists creating flags and banners of taking steps out into the world, shouting out the windows waving and cheering and remembering those who marched before us and sharing with our children […]

  • We still believe in each other….Hope no Hate

    We still believe in each other….Hope no Hate

    We still believe in each other   A short time ago, after a campaign tainted with racism and anti-immigrant rhetoric, it was formally announced that Britain had voted to leave the European Union. This is a seismic moment for our country and indeed Europe. I worry that there is a real danger that the bitterly-fought […]

  • Art Postcards raise more than £600 to support refugees

    Art Postcards raise more than £600 to support refugees

    Artists  in the Forest of Dean responding to the plight of refugees have raised more than £600 in an auction of  original postcards. the money will be used to support the refugee camps in Calais. Do what you can “an act of kindness is never a wasted act”

  • ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR REFUGEES

    ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR  REFUGEES

      ORIGINAL POSTCARD ART FOR AID BOXES FOR REFUGEES Forest of Dean artists, writers, poets and musicians are coming together to fundraise for Aid Boxes to go to refugees in a camp in France This is an opportunity for you to contribute a piece of A5 sized art, for             […]

  • As the shadow of war gains a grip….

    As the shadow of war gains a grip….

    “Home” by Warsan Shire S no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbors running faster than you breath bloody in their throats the boy you went to school with who kissed you dizzy behind […]

  • Forest responds to Refugee crisis

    Forest responds to Refugee crisis

    Calais Migrant Solidarity Some people in the Forest of Dean are planning a solidarity trip to the migrant camps in and around Calais, and to work with the ‘No Borders’ political struggle. The No Borders movement operates on the anarchist principles of freedom, equality and mutual aid. This forms the basis of the belief that […]