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Find out how you can stitch for change with Janey Moffatt

With Refugee Week – “the UK’s largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting understanding of why people seek sanctuary” – approaching next week, Janey Moffatt, crafter-in-chief of the Craftimation Factory, writes about a project she is working on, together with Chilean textile artist Jimena Pardo of Bordando por la Memoria, for the Refugee Buddy Project. She also gives details of an exciting Zoom session coming up on Friday.

Posted 21:26 Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 In: Community Arts Tags: arpillera Jane Grimshaw Janey Moffatt Refugee Week Stitch for Change

Hands of Friendship: quilting on the pier

On Saturday 16 June, Hastings Community of Sanctuary and Hastings Refugee Buddy Project will hold a quilting workshop in the Birch Room on Hastings Pier. Part of their celebration of Refugee Week, this event gives you the chance to become part of their Friendship Quilt, together making a wonderful community quilt, which will be displayed at Hastings Museum later this year. Felicity Laurence writes.

Posted 13:54 Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 In: Community Arts Tags: Felicity Laurence Hands of Friendship Hastings Community of Sanctuary Quilting for Friendship Refugee Week

Top musicians support festival welcoming refugees to Hastings

Award winning jazz musicians Liane Carroll, Ian Shaw and Sarah Jane Morris, and poet John Hegley, are among the artists appearing at Festival by the Lake on Sunday 24 June, 12 – 8pm in the beautiful surroundings of Ashburnham Place, near Battle, East Sussex.

Posted 06:41 Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Ashburnham Place Chan Reid Community of Sanctuary Dominika Hicks East Sussex Community and Faith Action for Vulnerable Syrian Families Festival By The Lake Gwyneth Herbert Hannah Atkins Hastings CCE Hastings Supports Refugees Ian Shaw John Hegley King Size Slim Lianne Carroll Los Twangeros Refugee Week Samaki Afrobeat Sarah Jane Morris Syria Syrian Resettlement Scheme The Whole Shebang Tourist Information Centre Trinity Wholefoods
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