Five years of Tonbridge Welcomes Refugees!

Five years of Tonbridge Welcomes Refugees! Five years ago this month, as the global refugee crisis dominated the headlines, two wonderful local women, Fiona and Joh, met for a coffee for the first time to talk about what could be done in Tonbridge to welcome people...

The story of Tonbridge Welcomes Refugees

2016 The tragic death of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old boy washed up on a Turkish beach in September 2015, galvanised people across Europe in an extraordinary way. Not since the start of the Syrian war more than four years before had there been such an outpouring of...

One World Day for Refugee Week

On 26 June from 12pm-3pm, the Chequerboard area outside the Angel Centre will be transformed by international musicians, artists, games and stalls as One World Day comes to Tonbridge. Hosted by Tonbridge Welcomes Refugees to mark national Refugee Week (which runs...

Competition for Refugee Week

CALLING ALL YOUNG ARTISTS AND POETS 20­­ ­­–26 June is Refugee Week, when we celebrate all the amazing contributions refugees make to our society. To mark the occasion, we are inviting all children and young people of school age to draw a pictureor write a poem...

One World Day

Our One World Day was a brilliant success! Thank you so much to everyone who came along and to everyone who helped make it happen. It was so wonderful to be surrounded by so much positivity and so many smiley faces!  Not to mention speaking to so many interesting...