Category: Ukraine

  • The Night Before Christmas (Ніч перед Різдвом)

    The Night Before Christmas (Ніч перед Різдвом)

    Thanks to the Ukrainian Social Club and Orange Tree Theatre for hosting a wonderful live performance of The Night Before Christmas (Ніч перед Різдвом) on Sunday 11th February. Based on a 1932 short story by Mykola Hohol and set in an 18th century Ukrainian village, this classic fairy tale follows a poor blacksmith and the…

  • 23rd Feb, 7pm: Ukrainian music, poetry and dance at St Mary’s Church, Twickenham

    23rd Feb, 7pm: Ukrainian music, poetry and dance at St Mary’s Church, Twickenham

    Richmond’s Ukrainian Social Club invites you to a charitable evening of classical music, poetry and dance at the “Ukrainian Evening of Invincibility” from 7pm on Friday 23rd February at St. Mary’s Church, Twickenham, TW1 3NJ. The programme features familiar pieces by Chopin and J. S. Bach, as well as Ukrainian composers, Lysenko, Barvinsky and Hulak-Artemovsky,…

  • Celebrating eight years of Refugees Welcome in Richmond

    Celebrating eight years of Refugees Welcome in Richmond

    Thanks very much to everyone who joined us to celebrate eight years of Refugees Welcome in Richmond (RWinR) at The Vineyard Community Centre on Thursday 9 November.

  • Refugee and migrant women’s art at Turner’s House

    Refugee and migrant women’s art at Turner’s House

    Turner’s House is hosting a special exhibition showcasing artworks realised by migrant and refugee women in our local community as part of their Tales & Travels programme. A great opportunity to celebrate the stories shared by these amazing ladies! Open Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm until Sunday 29 October 2023. Exhibition included with ticket…

  • Sleep workshops for Ukrainian refugees in Richmond

    Sleep workshops for Ukrainian refugees in Richmond

    Free support workshops are running at Richmond and Hillcroft Community College every Tuesday in July, 1-2pm, for Ukrainian refugees in Richmond experiencing difficulty with sleep. Thanks to Refugee Action Kingston for organising these events, which will be available in both English and Ukrainian. Book now via SMS text message: 07754 856 932 Please see the…

  • 28th June: A Concert for Ukraine at St Mary’s, Twickenham

    28th June: A Concert for Ukraine at St Mary’s, Twickenham

    St Mary’s University is proud to host an evening of beautiful music and dance in our historic Waldegrave Suite. Featuring young Ukrainian musicians from The London Performing Academy of Music (LPMAM), violinist Marina Ravievska accompanied by Richard Black, singer Maryiana Bondar, and the Stefania dance ensemble. Minimum donation £20. A fundraising auction will be held during…

  • Tree planting with thanks from the Ukrainians

    Tree planting with thanks from the Ukrainians

    Many thanks to the Ukrainian Social Club based at Prosperity Café for the beautiful new tree planted on Monday 27 March in Cambridge Gardens by Richmond Bridge. The tree represents the gratitude of the Ukrainian community towards the people of Richmond for their support during the refugee crisis caused by the war in Ukraine. Read…

  • 2nd March: Ukrainian Accommodation Event

    2nd March: Ukrainian Accommodation Event

    Refugees Welcome in Richmond invites Ukrainians and their sponsors to learn about the processes, possibilities and support available when looking for accommodation in London. There will be a panel of representatives from Richmond Council, the Ukrainian Social Club CIC, Citizens Advice and Refugees Welcome in Richmond. After a short presentation, we will welcome questions for…

  • Ukrainian refugees need replacement hosts

    A small number of displaced Ukrainians already here in Richmond now need to move on due to illness or an unforeseen change in circumstances in their host’s household. Under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme, hosts will receive a monthly payment of £350 for the remainder of their guests’ first year in the UK. If you…

  • Weekly Ukrainian social hub at The Vineyard

    Refugees Welcome in Richmond and the Vineyard Community Centre are hosting a weekly social hub for Ukrainian guests and hosts at the Vineyard Café at 2a The Vineyard, Richmond TW10 6AQ. From October the hub will run every Tuesday 1-3pm. Connect with other hosts and guests, practise your English, Ukrainian, Russian and other languages! Enjoy…