In 2015, Birmingham declared itself a City of Sanctuary!
The Birmingham City of Sanctuary group is part of a national network building a culture of hospitality and welcome. We support and link with a wide range of projects supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
Nelson Mandela Primary School – Birmingham’s latest School of Sanctuary
Nelson Mandela Primary School in Birmingham received the Sanctuary Award on 15th July. The school became a Rights Respecting School…
Two new primary schools in Birmingham receive the Sanctuary Award
In June, two Birmingham primary schools received the Sanctuary Award.
Margaret Fingerhut’s piano recital for Birmingham City of Sanctuary
On 2nd June, the acclaimed pianist Margaret Fingerhut gave a recital at Bournville Quaker Meeting House to raise funds for Birmingham City of Sanctuary. There was not a spare seat to be had, and the music – brilliantly-played pieces by composers who had lived in exile or who had themselves…