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Who We Are

Lancaster and Morecambe City of Sanctuary is a collection of volunteer members with the following shared aims:

  • Helping to make it practically possible for Lancaster and Morecambe to accommodate refugees and asylum seekers by providing the relevant support such as housing, health, befriending and English lessons.
  • Acting as a welcome and support network to those refugees who come to Lancaster and Morecambe.
  • Running education activities that educate and inform people about refugees and promote community cohesion.
  • Campaigning to ensure Lancaster and Morecambe does its fair share in providing sanctuary to people fleeing war and persecution.

Supporters

We are made up of a number of individual volunteers as well as various organisations who support and facilitate our work.

Including:

Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
📚👨‍🏫ESOL TUTORS NEEDED 👩‍🏫🦉
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary is urgently looking for trained ESOL / TEFL tutors to teach on Wednesday afternoons from Sept 18th from 1 – 3 pm and hope to run classes for three levels of English.
We provide teaching materials, reimburse travel expenses and might even be able to offer payment. If you can help, please contact: dorotheawilliamson@hotmail.com
Thank you.
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
News of an event at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on Tuesday 9th July on "Global Challenges in Education" with a variety of speakers talking about recent projects across a range of areas of interest to ESOL practitioners and researchers:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/global-challenges-in-education-teaching-research-and-policy-tickets-63755081164
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
New Routes would like to invite you to a one-day conference to share their research into intercultural understanding on sexual health and relationships among recently resettled refugees and asylum seekers.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/facilitating-intercultural-discussion-on-sexual-health-and-relationships-among-forced-migrants-tickets-61924978277
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
We are hosting our first University of Sanctuary conference in September, bringing people together to explore how Higher Education Institutions can do more to build a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary.
https://universities.cityofsanctuary.org/2019/05/09/first-university-of-sanctuary-conference
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary
Music is the best language to deliver my message to humanity, which is to love each other, and this language does not require a translation”
The track composed by Moutaz Arian, performed by Margaret Fingerhut and recorded and produced by Nick Parker, is available to download at the following link:
https://margaretfingerhut.bandcamp.com/
All profits go to City of Sanctuary
The track is also available to download and stream on a number of global music platforms and via Horus Music, all profits will also be donated to City of Sanctuary.

 

Lancaster and Morecambe City of Sanctuary, established September 2015.

Registered charity number:  1181282