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.
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:
Exciting “Meet Your Neighbour” event from Maison Foo and friends on 19th September – all are invited
We would like to invite you to join us on Sunday 19th September from 12.30-4pm for the launch of our Meet Your Neighbour Installation and community street party! If the weather is on our side, we will be on Derby's Cathedral Green…
Derby Peace Week
We are looking forward to Peace Week in September.
Derby Cathedral marks Sanctuary Sunday for Refugee Week
The Bishop of Derby, the Rt Revd Libby Lane and the Dean of Derby led a service for Sanctuary Sunday at the Cathedral. They were joined by representatives from refugee support organisations in the city and friends from the refugee…
Refugee Week events planned in Derby this year
Refugee week this year is 14-20th June. Everyone is welcome to join us!
Dean of Derby writes about Derby Cathedral of Sanctuary
In 2015 Derby Cathedral was the first Cathedral in England to be given Cathedral of Sanctuary status.
Impact of the New Plan for Immigration for people seeking asylum – a quick read from UNHCR
Standing Together with Refugees
We’re proud to be part of #TogetherWithRefugees - a coalition of over 100 national, local, refugee-led and grassroots groups, who believe in showing compassion to refugees fleeing war and persecution. We’re calling for a better approach to supporting refugees that…