Celebrating Arrival: Kite Flying at Crowcroft Park!

We had a lovely day on Sunday 23rd Oct at Crowcroft park, where people flew the kites they had made at the previous kite making workshops. We also had an additional kite making workshop on the day for everyone to make more kites and fly them. The weather was great for kite flying, and many families came to enjoy the day, fly kites and have food.


Presentation on Syria to Warrington's Rotary Club

We attended a meeting of Warrington's Rotary Club on 19 September and delivered a presentation on Syria alongside Nora Carlin of Care-UK, a charity which is involved in the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria. We focused on the issue of civilian protection and stressed the need to find a solution to the root cause of the problem.


Art and Creativity in Revolution and War

Rethink Rebuild Society, in collaboration with In Place of War had an inspiring evening of thinking about art and creativity in revolution and war.

The event involved short talks from prominent Manchester-based artists from different art disciplines, presenting their personal perspectives on the subject including:


Trials of Spring

As part of their film festival in June and July 2016 celebrating art and creativity in places of conflict, In Place of War held an event in collaboration with Rethink Rebuild Society on Sunday 10 July 2016.

'Trials of Spring' was a series of short films about women's resistance in Egypt and their vital roles during the Arab Spring.


A Successful Fastathon Challenge and Meal!

We had a successful breaking the fast meal at the end of our Ramadan fastathon challenge, in which people from all backgrounds and communities took part in a one day fast to raise awareness of the sieges in Syria, and how starvation is being used as a weapon of war by the Syrian regime.

Some of the people who took part in our fasting challenge included: