Events coming up

medical-justiceMotherland, with Juliet Stevenso:

Following sell-out performances at the Young Vic in London, the true acount of women and children detained in Yarl’s Wood comes to Bedford.
One evening only – 7.30pm Thursday January 14th 2010
The Civic Theater, 2 Horne Lane, Bedford, MK40 1RA. Map .
(10 minutes walk from Bedford station, 37 minutes by train from London St Pancras)
Organised by Women for Refugee Women.
Involved : Medical Justice, Yarl’s Wood Befrienders, Bail for Immigration Detainees, Refugee and Migrant Justice, and the Children’s Society.

Visit the “Border Country” exhibition in Bedford
Bedford Creative Arts Gallery, 13 High Street, Bedford. Melanie Friend’s installation of photographs and sound pieces document Immigration Removal Centres and their residents. Celebrate the exhibition with light refreshments and book signing by the artist on Saturday 16th January.

Medical Justice Medics Training Day
Sunday 24th January 2010 – 11am to 5pm
All medics welcome. You must book a place. Details:

Bedford Information meeting about Yarl’s Wood
Wednesday January 27th Jan 2010, 6.30pm – 27b Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40 2RB.Come and find out more about Yarl’s Wood, who is detained there, why, and the conditions. All welcome. Contact : or

Mental Health working group meeting
6.30pm Wednesday 10th February 2010
All welcome – no need to book a place. Details: