This time we took Matt Allen with us, a brilliant young filmmaker. Catch a sense of the story with these one minute videos Artmongering with Refugees: Chapter One from Matt Allen on Vimeo. Artmongering with Refugees: Chapter Two from Matt Allen on Vimeo. Artmongering with Refugees: Chapter Three from Matt Allen on Vimeo. Artmongering … Continue reading Day by day one minute videos
In a few days 3 of us will be heading back to Jordan for the next phase of our ongoing project with the refugees, staff and volunteers there. We plan to co-create two more village squares (like Hope Square) run a new creative activity with the children on the camp pilot Talk Circle - a … Continue reading Back to camp!
Well if our plans had worked out I would be writing this from Jordan. Alas things have not gone quite so smoothly and because of increased security we didn't get our permits from the local police in time to head out yesterday as planned. However, we won't be so easily put off! We are in discussions … Continue reading October Update
Come and join us to hear Alia Alzougbi, an award winning dynamic Syrian storyteller (stories in English) at 6.30pm and then classical music by brilliant and highly acclaimed pianist Jean-Bernard Marie. All proceeds to twinning projects in the Syrian Refugee Camp we are working with. We will update you on the project during the evening and … Continue reading Camp Fire Songs event 7 Oct 6.30pm-10.00pm
VISIT We are planning to go back Oct 15th to do the next wave. Waiting on the Jordanian Police to give permission which will take up to four weeks apparently... When we are there we hope to build two more squares make a shade structure for gathering and chatting - which will include a solar … Continue reading Update 04.09.16
We have set up a campaign on Just Giving. Donations can be made directly on the site or you can set up your own fundraising page eg for events or the sponsored refugee experience sleepover in September. Here is the page: http://bit.ly/refugeedonate
We were delighted to receive a grant donation from this organisation for £5000 in July 2016. A major contribution to our fundraising target of £14,000 for October.
A fantastic evening at the Hill Station in Telegraph Hill was organised by Stephen Grocott and Bridget McKenzie in July 2016. Musicians ranged from teenagers to the Teenage Men and as well as performing themselves they often collaborated with each other on the spot which was a joy to see. We showed the "Are you with … Continue reading Fundraising: Pay to Play
Concept The overall idea is to address the isolation and poor support networks of many of the women in the camp by creating a magazine style daily podcast that is broadcast via a mobile unit which travels around the camp and then parks up between houses. Features Theme tune to attract attention (like the ice cream … Continue reading Radio update. 16.07.2016
General concept The idea is that for a few days in September there will be educational / entertainment events relating to the Twinning Project and culminating in a 3 day pop up 'refugee experience' to fundraise and awareness raise for the project. Events will be centred around the Hill Station . Note that the focus will be … Continue reading Events update 16.07.16