RA-C Cookery Classes

We recently started our cookery classes, beginning with two Syrian days and one Sudanese day. Our chefs proudly taught local friends how to make Baklava, Kurdish Biryani, Fattoush Salad, Sudanese Mutabbel, a Sudanese vegetable dish with a peanut butter sauce as well as many more delicious dishes. After cooking we sat together over lunch enjoying […]


We are a Community Interest Company who works with Refugees and Asylum Seekers in our community as well as abroad. We are a passionate and friendly team based in Colchester and as a growing CIC we are now actively seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who has a background in PR. Are you this person? […]

**Volunteering Opportunity**

We are looking for an enthusiastic Fundraising Manager to join our fantastic team and make a significant and tangible impact on the future of our lovely Community Interest Company and the vital support that we provide to refugees and asylum seekers in our community. Are you someone with a fundraising background and have experience of […]

Interested in volunteering in Calais?

Following another successful visit to assist the dedicated volunteers in Calais we are planning further trips in the coming months. To register interest in joining future trips please email philip.horner@refugeeactioncolchester.org.uk as we will be running an information/planning meeting in March. The format of the trip will be an early morning (4am) departure on a Thursday […]

Donations Needed for Refugees in Calais

Refugee Action – Colchester and Brightlingsea Refugee Support Network are very pleased to announce that from this week we will be accepting clothing donations for the refugees in Calais.  A number of our volunteers have recently returned from Calais and can confirm how desperate the situation is there, and we have found a transport company […]