The Welwyn Hatfield Times featured the work of HWSF in a news piece for refugee week. You can read the article here: www.whtimes.co.uk/news/three-syrian-families-in-welwyn-hatfield-1-6119531
The filmmakers from Left to Right: Catherine Henderson, writer and creative consultant; Rosie Wyllie, animator; Katharine Seaton, producer, editor and composer-sound designer
We caught up with Katharine Seaton about her upcoming film, Suspended, which was made in conjunction with HWSF. Here are six things she told us about the film:
If you’re interested in finding out more about Suspended, or donating towards its completion please get in touch with Katharine Seaton, email@example.com
The St Albans & Hertsmere women’s group wrote this poem together for Refugee Week:
Missing our Family
And wanting to bring them together
Many of us are missing our mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, sisters and brothers
Important because every Syrian family is not happy
Love to bring them here. We are lucky because some of our children are here, getting a good education and we are safe here
You can help us to find a safe place for our family and support us to bring some of our family to safety here.
We had a great Eid women’s lunch at St Mary’s Church Ware. A volunteer brought a delicious homemade rice and lamb dish and there were also many addictive sugary pastries.
The Ware women were joined by women from Hatfield and further afield. Everyone enjoyed themselves chatting and meeting new friends.
We are delighted to announce that Robert Voss CBE, Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, has agreed to become our Patron.
He was appointed Her Majesty The Queen’s Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire in 2017, a position he will hold until 2028. He was awarded a CBE in 2014 for “services to British Industry and voluntary work in the UK.”
We look forward to working with him and benefiting from his experience and contacts throughout the county.