At 17th of February was super fun at our NB4U monthly get-together!
We were thrilled to have the Mayor of Sutton Coldfield join us for a special pizza and pancake celebration. Karolina and Tereza brought lots of energy, encouraging everyone to join in with Ukrainian songs and dance.
Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event possible, we could not have managed without the support of Jody, Mark, Chrissie, Jenny and Vic.
Also, a shoutout to the Sh…
The Winter Social Event at the Baptist Church was a wonderful occasion where Ukrainian guests gathered for socializing and delightful treats.
The participation of diverse guests of all ages strengthened relationships within the Ukrainian community. The menu featuring treats from Marks & Spencer created a festive atmosphere, and in the children’s room, kids enjoyed their time engaging in drawing and crafting.
As a result, the Ukrainian Winter Social Even…
Saturday’s Christmas party was a great event for hosts and Ukrainians to celebrate Christmas together.
Christmas joy filled the air as NB4U, a group of dedicated English volunteers, organized a festive celebration for Ukrainians of all ages. The event brought together adults and children alike, creating a warm and inclusive atmosphere. The venue was adorned with sweet treats and a delightful dessert table, adding to the merriment. A special guest appearance b…
An Energizing Evening: The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine in Birmingham United People of Different Cultures
Attending the concert with my family, we were fortunate to be part of a group of Ukrainians who were graciously invited by our lovely British volunteers. Firstly, Noran, who made it possible to organise this evening with some tickets generously donated to us by Birmingham Symphony Hall or paid for through a grant received from Birmingham City Cou…
On the 21st of October we held our Autumn Celebration at Sutton Coldfield United Reform Church. Over 60 people came together to enjoy each other’s company, share a lovely buffet, and have fun.
A big thank you goes out to the staff from Refugee and Migrant Centre, and Spring Housing who gave up their Saturday afternoon to offer advice and support to guests and sponsors. We would also like to thank Sutton Coldfield URC who gave their facilities free of charge.
Today members from North Birmingham 4 Ukraine got together for a pizza party. It was a great success with 70 attendees including guests, sponsors and people who have moved on to living independently.
We had a wonderful time sharing news and enjoying each others company.
We thanked Roger and Anastasiya for all their hard work and welcomed our new consultants, Jacob who will offer ESOL support, Olesia who will lead on well being and offer employment support…
The organisers of the Sutton Coldfield Community Games kindly gave us entry and set up gazebos with picnic tables for us.
Despite the odd shower, the children enjoyed a range of sport activities and even had a go at being a fire crew member.
Shooting for the hoop
Learning about sailing
Inside a fire engine
Practising paddle boarding
The sun’s out finally
Army entrance test
A nice get togethe…
A celebration of the national clothing of Ukraine, which is embroidery made from homemade canvas woven on a loom. After face painting, the children made salt dough ornaments and played games while parents enjoyed a drink and chat.