Category Archives: YWB News

Christmas Party 2016 photos

Just to remind you what a fun time we had, here are some photos of last year’s Christmas party, with apologies that it took us so long…

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Fundraising Choir Event – 17th June

For a fun, song-filled evening, please support this event in Rushden. Thank you. All details are on the lovely poster.

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Update from Thyme2Grow

Following a tense few weeks, the Gardening at Yarl’s Wood Crowd funding campaign reached it’s all-or-nothing target amidst great excitement just before Easter. In total it raised start-up funding of £5,658 donated by 138 supporters. In particular Bedfordia Group Ltd, … Continue reading

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Tickets now available for The Asylum Monologues – 15th June

You can now buy your tickets for The Asylum Monologues.The ticket price is £5 (£4 concessions). The performance will be at 7:30pm on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s, 26 St Peters Street, Bedford. MK40 2NN … Continue reading

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Tickets also available for The Scar Test – 21st June

Buy your tickets for The Scar Test. The ticket price is £10 (£8.50 concessions). The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford.   MK40 3DE

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YW Drop-In Sessions update

What a difference a week makes – from apprehension to having fun!: Drop-In Session 1 – 30/03/17 We (Caroline & Jess) were both feeling a little apprehensive as we arrived at Yarl’s Wood as we really didn’t know what to … Continue reading

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Marie-France’s Interview

Marie-France, one of our Befrienders, was recently interviewed during a service at St. Mary the Virgin, Welwyn. Hear what she has to say about Yarl’s Wood…

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YW Drop-In Sessions starting

We are pleased to tell you that from 30th March Caroline and Jess will be hosting a weekly Drop-In Session in YWIRC. These sessions will run every Thursday 10am–12pm in the office opposite Welfare for any female detainee. Tea, coffee … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Meeting – 5th July

We have now finalised details for this year’s Annual Meeting: 7pm, Wednesday, 5th July The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford.   MK40 3DE This will be followed immediately (8pm) by a performance of The Bundle, an asylum seeker’s story by the Journeymen … Continue reading

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Gardening Scheme

I think you will all agree that it would be fantastic to have a gardening scheme at YW to: Provide a healthy distraction from daily worries Teach new skills and interests Improve the outdoor environment for all to enjoy You … Continue reading

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