• Sat

    City of Sanctuary Regional Conference

    2:30 pmFriends House, Euston Road, London

    We are sending two representatives from Hastings Community of Sanctuary to this event in London, hoping to meet people from all over the South East who are working to make a welcoming environment for the refugees coming into our country.

    The day will include opportunities to hear what is happening across the region, as well as nationally within the City of Sanctuary network. There will be talks and workshops and lunch is provided. It promises to be an inspiring and wonderful day and a great chance for us to connect as a network and build momentum for the coming year.

  • Mon

    Sanctuary in Parliament

    12-4pmAtlee Suite, Portcullis House

    Sanctuary in Parliament: Towards a Fairer System. Hastings Community of Sanctuary will be sending representatives to this year's event, where we will meet with our MP Amber Rudd or her representative, to discuss this years themes. These are: the right to work for people who have asylum claims outstanding for more than 6 months: extension of refugee family reunion: an  and to indefinite immigration detention.

    We will be joining discussion with MPs, refugees themselves and those working for and with them, about making a fairer, more compassionate system for people seeking sanctuary in the UK.

  • Sun

    Social Gathering for Refugees and Friends

    3-5pmAshburnham Place, Battle

    We are invited to a celebration at Ashburnham Place, where we will gather together with our new friends from the refugee community throughout East Sussex for a time of food sharing, music, conversation and more!