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Bikes for Refugees Project

For years now we’ve been supporting asylum seekers and refugees by gifting bikes and providing activities such as bike maintenance drop-ins, volunteering opportunities and training. We donate 10 or more bikes every week to refugees and asylum seekers. A bike can be a life-changing resource when you’re dropped in a new place without much in …

Refugee Bikes Project Fundraiser

We’ve re-started a bike gifting project for asylum seekers and refugees for 2022. We did some major gifting work in 2017 thanks to the generosity of the Margaret Carey Foundation and a small grant from Cycling UK. The need has not gone away and we’ve been helping get bikes for refugees ever since. Asylum seekers …

My Dream?: Refugee Week Art Exhibition, 2018

Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 June ’18 The fifth annual Refugee Week art exhibition is at Capital of Cycling, Hall Ings, Bradford  BD1 5SD.  My Dream? has been organised by Bradford City of Sanctuary. It is a mixed media exhibition – with paintings, textile art, photography, collages and poems – by individual artists and groups.  Exhibitors are …

Cycling to Sanctuary

Refugees and asylum seekers are welcome here We’ve been thrilled to be able to offer a series of welcoming events for Bradford based asylum seekers and refugees here at The Capital of Cycling.  Food, fun, bike repair and organised rides. Friends and families of asylum seekers and refugees currently living in Bradford came last Tuesday (30th …