Refugee Week 2023: ESOL Morning Meet-up

This year, the theme for Refugee Week is compassion. The Birmingham ESOL Hub, in collaboration with Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES) are showing their compassion by hosting a morning of conversation sessions, coffee and cake for asylum seekers and refugees across the city. It’s completely free so if you’re a refugee or asylum seeker in Birmingham, why not join us in the beautiful Library of Birmingham building?

  • DATE: Saturday 17th June 2023
  • TIME: 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
  • LOCATION: Brasshouse Languages, Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 2ND
  • COST: Free

This morning event will allow you to: 

  • Take part in an informal conversation class – with sessions taking place from beginner (Entry 1 ) level to upper intermediate (Level 1 +). All sessions will be lead by qualified and experienced ESOL teachers from Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES)
  • Enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea with a fresh pastry or cake
  • Talk to some of the ESOL Hub’s friendly charity partners. They can provide advice and information on issues affecting refugees and asylum seekers – immigration, employment, housing, education and much more
  • Meet other refugees and asylum seekers and make some new friends
  • Bring your children along for some free activities.

Plan for the day:

10:00 am – 10.30 am – arrival.

Arrive, grab a drink and talk to some of our refugee support partners.

10.30 am – 11.30 am – conversation classes

Join in with an informal conversation class at your level. All classes will be lead by qualified and experienced Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES) ESOL teachers.

11.30 am – 12.30 pm – Coffee, cake and chat

Another chance to enjoy a hot drink and a snack. Plus you can talk to the other attendees and the charity representatives.

Booking via Eventbrite is essential.


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