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Could you be a GDWG Birthday Ambassador?

We need your help! Please be a Birthday Ambassador for GDWG and Refugee Tales this July. As you know COVID-19 has hit small charities hard and with every cancelled event we have lost fundraising opportunities. Although our July walk can no longer go ahead, we are...

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Read our 2019 Annual Review

In our 25th birthday year, we launch our Annual Review 'Making Connections'. Read Refugee Tales patron Ali Smith's tribute to the charity 'GDWG is now the age of a young adult, and such a fine person that young adult is, out in the world, knowing the world's cruelties...

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Join Refugee Tales via Zoom on 2nd May

In addition to Refugee Tales, we usually undertake monthly walks to keep our walking community together. During lockdown this isn't possible, but next Saturday we shall still be holding an online gathering. It will be on Saturday 2nd May via Zoom. Would you like to...

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Brook House Inquiry Opening Statement

Yesterday the Brook House Inquiry Chair released an Opening Statement outlining what the Inquiry will focus on. Watch it below or you can read it here. You can view our live Tweets during the Opening Statement here. The Brook House Inquiry has been set up to...

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GDWG Covid-19 update

The GDWG Team are currently working from home in accordance with Government guidance around Covid-19. If you are in detention, or know anyone in detention, please call our office: 01293 657070 and although we are working from home all calls are diverted to us and our...

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Our 25th birthday online auction is now live!

This year GDWG is marking 25 years of visiting people in detention. We have lots of exciting events planned throughout 2020 and today we have launched an online silent auction on Jumblebee.co.uk! We have experience days, signed books from a range of authors, unique...

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GDWG latest Newsletter out now

Our latest GDWG newsletter is available now! In this newsletter we share news of what our birthday means to us, artistic responses to our work, updates on our school talks, our July walk, our research and we celebrate 25 years of our visitors supporting people in...

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