We are an umbrella group working to create a climate of welcome for asylum seekers and refugees in the city and around and supporting the network of refugee and asylum seeker organisations across Derby.
Have a look at the organisations working with displaced people in Derby, read more about what you can do to help and join us in making Derby a welcoming city for refugees and asylum seekers.
Derby Peace Week is coming! and you are all welcome.
You are invited to a wide range of events at Derby’s 5th Peace Week promoting peace and social justice involving many local groups and civic organizations.
Refugee Week 2022 in Derby and Derbyshire
Refugee Week is a chance to celebrate the contribution oClif refugees in the UK, and we can't wait to do exactly that with lots of organisations across the city and county 20th - 26th June. Click Refugee Week 2022 for…
Derby Theatre awarded Theatre of Sanctuary award!!
Maison Foo offer free creative workshops in Derby
Maison Foo Creative Inspire workshops available free to all asylum seekers - click this link for details
Two Lampedusa Cross events in Derby
On Saturday February 19th there are two events:
Holocaust Memorial day in Derby
Last week saw some profoundly moving events in the city for Holocaust Memorial Day, including talks by the grandson of an SS officer in the second world war and the granddaughter of a Holocaust Survivor, a civic reception for the…
Maison Foo’s Meet your Neighbour is now online!
Last Thursday Maison Foo Theatre Company of Sanctuary launched their amazing “Meet your Neighbour” online installation! There was a great party atmosphere and Beth and Nasrin were interviewed on Radio Derby about it. (Thursday January 27th 2.15pm) . Meet your…
Maison Foo launches online Meet Your Neighbour event
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Maison Foo’s new Meet Your Neighbour online platform...
Holocaust Memorial Day events 2022
DERBY HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY
Lampedusa Cross comes to Derby
Our partners at Derby Museums and Art Gallery will host the Lampedusa Cross from December 10th until March 2022. This is a significant piece of history that marks the perilous human story of those who have or continue to seek…
Tree of Light at Derby Cathedral
Our partners at Derby Cathedral are inviting us to write a message of kindness and love for the Tree of Light. Part of the donations this year are to support refugees and those seeking sanctuary.
“Destinies” screening at Derby Theatre
“It’s better to be friends together rather than strangers alone”. Incredible, inspiring theatre at Derby Theatre featuring a co-creation project with looked-after young people and unaccompanied asylum seekers. Book your tickets now via this link: