ENABLING POSITIVE CHANGE

Sharing Our Similarities and Celebrating Our Differences

Our Mission and Vision

OUR MISSION

To strive towards an equitable multicultural society in Cumbria that supports ethnic diversity and societal cohesion. To focus on sustaining and sharing the heritages, cultures, values, beliefs and perspectives of diaspora people that have origins from different cultural backgrounds and promote inclusion throughout the wider community.

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Seeking Asylum

Future of the Asylum hotels

November 16th, 2023|0 Comments

Yesterday our Asylum and Refugee Coordinator, Laura Cooper, was interviewed by ITV Border, with two of our men's diaspora group about the future of the hotels in Carlisle. Both hotels are due to close early

Bake Off’s – Abbi Lawson

November 13th, 2023|0 Comments

Creative bakes and wondrous stories invited to celebrate International Cake Day Cumbrian children with creative imaginations are invited to get involved with International Cake Day – with a twist. Multicultural Cumbria is inviting

First Aid training

November 6th, 2023|0 Comments

First Aid Training from Carlisle Fire Station West Green Watch Some of our men's diaspora groups undertook basic first aid training last week. We attended Carlisle Fires Station East and were trained by

Sewing and craft group

October 31st, 2023|0 Comments

New sewing and craft group for diaspora. Come and join us, either as a volunteer or to join the new diaspora craft and sewing group. Each Wednesday in room 15 of Homeacres on

Seeking Asylum

October 25th, 2023|0 Comments

Supporting People Seeking Asylum It has been a challenging time since April 2022 when the male hotel in Carlisle opened.   Laura Cooper our Asylum and Refugee Coordinator has been an essential

Bake Off’s – Abbi Lawson

November 13th, 2023|0 Comments

Creative bakes and wondrous stories invited to celebrate International Cake Day Cumbrian children with creative imaginations are invited to get involved with International Cake Day – with a twist. Multicultural Cumbria is inviting

Seeking Asylum

October 25th, 2023|0 Comments

Supporting People Seeking Asylum It has been a challenging time since April 2022 when the male hotel in Carlisle opened.   Laura Cooper our Asylum and Refugee Coordinator has been an essential

Waverley Hotel to Close

September 25th, 2023|0 Comments

Waverly Hotel to Close The Waverley Hotel in Whitehaven  to close. This hotel houses people seeking asylum and is one of 50 such hotels to be closed in the UK, Minister

Standing Together

September 14th, 2023|0 Comments

Standing Together 14/09/2023 Today​ we ​​ask​ all our communities to unite and support each other in the face of division and hatred. We believe our communities should be safe places for all people and

Hilltop United FC

September 12th, 2023|0 Comments

Hilltop United FC Hilltop United FC played their first games on Sunday at Hammonds Pond against Border City Greens on Sunday as part of the 'Support through Sport' event organised with Carlisle United

Persians cook up a storm

September 12th, 2023|0 Comments

Persians cooking up a storm Members of our men's diaspora group, Nader and Mohsen cooked up a delicious meal for friends on Friday. We were treated to an amazing meal of barley and

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Growing Well Men and women from our diaspora groups have been attending Growing Well in Tebay since January. They attend each week and have built polly tunnels and raised beds, and are now growing and harvesting fruit and vegetables for use within the Tebay Services. It offers a wonderful opportunity for physical

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KEY PROGRAMME AREAS

Multicultural Cumbria has been set up to empower minority groups and the wider community. We aim to improve
communication on a grassroots level; building confidence, self esteem, social opportunities and community cohesion.

We promote interaction within communities through four key programme areas: