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‘I Welcome’  Photographic Exhibition 21st -23rd June 

‘I Welcome’  Photographic Exhibition 21st -23rd June  St. Petrock’s Church, High St. Exeter

HUGE Thanks to all who attended the exhibition-and to the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr. Rob Hannaford ,who  participated in the launch  evening 21/6/18) . He reitered Exeter City Council’s commitment to welcoming refugees . A Special thanks to Aqeel Abdulla, Exeter Univ. who spoke movingly about the need to welcome everyone as a person – rather than as a ‘refugee’.

Above: The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Rob Hannaford, with members of ExCoS(left) and Amnesty Exeter (right) at  the ‘ I Welcome’ exhibition launch. 21/6/18

Photos:                  Attenders at ‘I Welcome’ Exhibition’ launch event- 21st June ’18,                          St. Petrock’s Church,


    Amnesty International Exeter & Exeter City of Sanctuary are co-hosting a photographic exhibition documenting 70 years of the global refugee crisis. Giving a powerful glimpse into the individual stories of the victims past and present, since the massive upheaval, displacement and aftermath of the Second World War. Collated in partnership and photographed by Magnum photographers

Above : Aqeel Abdullah with The Lord Mayor of Exeter 

Guest speaker Aqeel Abdulla, Exeter University:    ‘A Refuge from Being a Refugee’

OPENING TIMES    21st – 23rd June                                                   Thursday & Friday 9 – 5 pm        Saturday 9 – 3 pm