We would really like to see people off all faiths from across London supporting this event by either walking for one or more days or by bringing groups from their faith group to attend evening event and hope you might be able to circulate information and the attached filer to your members. T
The walk is as follows
Saturday 1st July – Runnymede to Walton-on-Thames via Weybridge, with the evening event at the River House Arts Centre. 11 miles
Sunday 2nd July – Walton on Thames to Kingston – evening event 1945 at All Saints Kingston – 8 miles
Monday 3rd July – Kingston to Brentford – evening event 1900 at the Free Church 11 miles
Tuesday 4th July – Brentford to Hammersmith – evening event 1900 at the Polish Cultural Centre in Hammersmith – 6 miles
Wednesday 5th July – Hammersmith to Westminster – evening event at ths ICA1930
All walks are about 8 – 10 miles long, with plenty of rest stops along the way. Walkers need to book on the website and there is a cost of £7 for the day walks, which is used to fund the costs of the asylum seekers who take part. The evening events are free of charge.
More details can be found at www.refugeetales.org; on Twitter @RefugeeTales or on Facebook: The Refugee Tales.
On Monday 3rd July, we will walk from Kingston to Brentford, where will hold an evening event, 7pm at Evolution Montessori School, Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Road, TW8 8DB. The evening will be hosted by Sameena Zehra with music from Liran Donin, Ranjana Ghatek and Mike ‘Dr Blue’, where author Alex Preston will perform The Witness’ Tale. We will also run an afternoon event at Richmond University, where Professor Angie Hobbs and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenburg will host a talk and discussion on ‘Due Process and Ethics’.
We would be honoured if members of your group were able to join us, either for a day’s walk or an evening event (or more!).
You can sign up for the walk on the website (www.refugeetales.org). Please do let us know if you would like to come to the events so that we can reserve you seats for invited guests.