Hello Derby… A Festival of Welcome

24/06/2023, 10am - 3pm

Museum of Making

Silk Mill Lane off Full Street




Museum of Making at Derby Silk has undergone a £18m refurbishment and welcomed its first visitors in May 2021. Derby’s stunning Silk Mill building stands…

Derby City of Sanctuary invite you to look past the headlines and meet the real people seeking sanctuary in this friendly event.

Hello Derby… A Festival of Welcome is the flagship event of Derby’s Refugee Week 2023. Derby is proud to offer a place of safety and a warm welcome to people forced to flee their home countries. Join us for a day of fun, creativity, conversation and compassion at the Museum of Making. There will be live music, activities and exhibitions suitable for all ages!

Take the opportunity to meet people seeking sanctuary and the local organisations who support them, celebrate different cultures, ask questions and learn more about the issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers. We look forward to welcoming you.

Come and say hello at Hello Derby!

Refugee Week 2023 runs from 19-25 June. There are events happening across Derby, more details announced soon…

Drop-in event, all welcome.

Image from Maison Foo and Derby Museums’ A Seat At Our Table, courtesy of photographer Jon Legge.

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