Welcome refugees on Saturday 12th September, 2015

By September 10, 2015Blog post
Refugees Welcome Photo Refugee Action

This Saturday (12th September 2015) there are events and demonstrations taking place all across the UK in support of welcoming refugees.

Refugee Action is a partner in the London march, but there are loads more events happening all over the country.

Find out what’s happening near you and get involved!

LONDON – join Refugee Action at the capital’s Solidarity with Refugees march, departing from Park Lane at 12 noon (meeting at Refugee Action’s London office beforehand).

BELFASTRefugees Welcome rally, meeting 2.30pm at Belfast City Hall

MANCHESTERRefugees Welcome Here, in Piccadilly Gardens 1pm – 3pm

BRISTOLRefugees Welcome Here, meeting at the fountains in the city centre (opposite the Hippodrome) at 12 noon

LEEDSRefugees Welcome Here, meeting outside the Body Shop at Briggate, 12 noon

BIRMINGHAMBirmingham Says Refugees Welcome Here, meeting in Victoria Square on Waterloo Street at 12.30pm

BRIGHTONRefugees Welcome Here, meeting at Brighton War Memorial at 12 noon

YORKYork Says Refugees Welcome Here, meeting at St Helen’s Square at 2pm

CORNWALLSolidarity with Refugees, meeting at The Moor in Falmouth at 12 noon

NEWCASTLEMarch for Justice: Refugees Welcome Here, meeting at the Centre for Life Science Museum at 11am

LIVERPOOLRefugees Welcome Here, meeting at St Luke’s Church at 12 noon

CARDIFFSolidarity with Refugees Cardiff, meeting on Queen Street at 12 noon

GLASGOWGlasgow Welcomes Refugees (music event), 1pm – 6pm at the Queens Park Arena

SWANSEASwansea Says Refugees Welcome Here, meeting 12 noon in Castle Square

BARNSLEYBarnsley Peoples Assembly Welcomes Refugees, 1pm outside empty shop near Thorntons, May Day Green, Barnsley Precinct

BRADFORDRefugees Welcomes Here, 12 noon Centenary Square, Bradford

HUDDERSFIELDRefugees Are Welcome Here, 12 noon Market Cross

SHEFFIELDRefugees Welcome Here, 1pm Town Hall Steps

WAKEFIELDRefugees Welcome Here, 11am Cathedral Precinct

ABERYSTWYTHSolidarity With Refugees, 12 noon North Beach

COVENTRYRefugees Welcome Here, 12 noon Broadgate

EXETERExeter Solidarity with Refugees, 12 noon outside Exeter Cathedral West Front

CHESTERRefugees Welcome Here, 12 noon outside Chester town hall

NEWCASTLEVigil for Refugee Lives Lost, 1.30pm Tyneside Irish Centre

STIRLING  – Stirling and Bloody Scotland Sees Syria, 2.30pm at the Albert Halls

Know about any events we’ve missed? Email us and we’ll add them in.

If you can’t make it to any of these events, you can still show your support by wearing a flower in memory of the refugees who’ve lost their lives this year, as part of our #2000flowers action.

It’s a crucial time to stand up for refugees. Make sure you’re part of it.