Ripon City of Sanctuary events 2018
FUTURE EVENTS – 2018
Sunday 3 June – Participation in the volunteer service at Ripon Cathedral
As part of Refugee Week, 18-24 June 2018:
- Saturday 16 June – Sanctuary Walk with Ripon Cathedral. Details TBC.
- All week – City of Sanctuary display at Ripon Library
- Monday 18 June – Film night focusing on fictionalised/documentary movie about refugee/asylum issues. Details TBC
- Wednesday 20 June – 2:00-3:00pm Celebration of Schools of Sanctuary at Ripon Cathedral
- Wednesday 20 June – 7:30pm Talk about the work of Ripon City of Sanctuary at Grewelthorpe Village Hall.
Tuesday 24 July – Public talk, venue TBC
Wednesday 1 August – City of Sanctuary prayer station at Ripon Cathedral charities day.
PAST EVENTS – 2018
Monday 23 April – Ripon City of Sanctuary AGM. A review since we set up in September 2015, committee appointments/resignations, plus interviews with Mohamad & Abdulkhader, 2 Syrian men resettled in Ripon.
Saturday 24 March – Visit of Syrian families to 2 farms in Nidderdale, with lunch kindly provided by Pateley Bridge Methodist Church
Monday 26 February – Public talk by Jonathan Spencer, project manager for SVPR at North Yorkshire County Council, and one of the Syrian men who has been resettled to Ripon (who told his story)
Saturday 17 February – Visit of Ripon City of Sanctuary and Ripon’s Syrian families to Wakefield District of Sanctuary and Wakefield’s Syrian families for lunch and a day of socialising and music
Tuesday 2 January – 2:00-4:30 Party for Ripon’s Syrian families at Allhallowgate Methodist Church Ripon