On Wednesday, 13 November, please tune in to Radio Verulam - 92.6 FM or www.radioverulam.com - at 19.20 to hear an interview with Karim, one of the Syrian refugees who has been involved with HWSF, as well as with our chair, Irene Austin.
Irene will be discussing HWSF's work, and Karim will discuss his experiences moving to Hertfordshire from Syria. We're looking forward to these voices and stories being shared widely.
Don't worry if you miss it. We'll be posting the podcast here when it comes out. Or you can catch up on Sunday morning at 9.20 am.
Would you like your name in the credits of a short film about HWSF?
Founding member of HWSF Katie Seaton, who is also a media composer and sound designer, is leading production of a short film to tell our story and that of one of the refugees living here now.
The sections devoted to the refugee's story will be realised in drawn stop-motion animation by artist Rosie Wyllie.
Take a look at Katie's little video, explaining more about the project:
Any donations towards production, even of a very small amount, will be incredibly useful to make this film as good as we possibly can. If you would like to be part of this project, please visit the crowd-funding page here! Any publicity you can offer by sharing this with people who may be interested would also be really useful.
The full details about the artists and the project can be found here:
Herts Welcomes Syrian Families - the movie
Any further questions are welcome! Please email Katie at email@example.com
We’re selling Christmas Cards for 2018! These two beautiful images were designed by Enas, a young Syrian artist, whom some of you may have heard speak at our last AGM. We are selling packs of 10 cards with envelopes for £5 to raise funds for HWSF.
The cards have the wording ‘Best Wishes’ in both English and Arabic.
They are available in packs of 10 of a single design or a mixed pack with 5 of each.
If you’d like to buy some, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and include your address.
As well as raising money for HWSF, the sale of cards last year also generated wider interest in our work so we hope you’ll support us as generously as last year.