'The Great Get Together' in ExeterOn Mon, 19 June, 2017 - 07:53
Over the weekend of 16-18 June over a 100,000 events took place all over the UK in the name of ‘The Great Get Together’ - to mark the anniversary of the murder of Labour member of parliament Jo Cox who was known as a defender of immigration and killed for her beliefs. This quote from her first speech to Parliament summed up what the Great Get Together was about
We are far more united and have far more in common that what divides us
As part of BAM I volunteered for the Devon Refugee Support Group on Exeter’s quay and spent the whole day on he badge-making stall :) And the weather was gorgeous so the hardship was minimal ….