100 Years of Migration

Oromo family Brighton, 2007

An Oromo family visit the seaside in Brighton where they have been resettled, having come to the UK as refugees from Ethiopia under the UK Government Gateway Protection Programme. The family had been identified by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, as vulnerable while living in Kakuma camp in northern Kenya. Read more

Sikh school

Learning Gurmukhi at the Saturday School at the Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara in Bradford in 1987. Chosen as an acknowledgement of the importance of mother tongue languages to many migrant communities. As a Sikh once told me: “Once you lose a language you are well on the way to losing a culture.” Read more