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The Great Refugee Picnic – 24th June 2018 with Amnesty International


Belfast as welcoming and warm as it should always be.A huge ‘Refugees Welcome’ message at the Great Refugee Week Picnic in Ormeau Park.

What a gorgeous day of sun, fun, friendship, neighbours, diversity, music, food, clowns, juggling, face painting… and welcomes!Thanks to the Lord Mayor Councillor Deirdre Hargey for spending so much time with peopleThank you to our partner, Amnesty International, and our supporters and funders at the NICRAS, Community Relations Council, Africa House, AWNI, NICONI, and to the unions –  NIC-ICTU, NIPSA, UNISON,UNITE, USDAW and FBU.

We also wish to thank Fare Share, St Johns Ambulance, Lonesome George, Micheal the DJ and the face painters and

circus clowns.

A huge thanks to those who provided the wonderful food, music, clowning and face painting and all who organised and volunteered today’s event.