A collection of images featuring some of the Chickpea Sisters and their work.

Chickpea Sisters: Making change through food

Chickpea Sisters: Making change through food   Now a successful catering company who are working on releasing their first cookbook, the Chickpea Sisters evolved from a CARAS run weekly cooking class for refugee and migrant women. Socially isolated women who were new to the country met once a week to share recipes from around the world, then […]

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Visitors view artworks by refugee children during the Newton Abbot showing of the 'From Syria with Love' exhibition.

Understanding the experiences of refugees through art: ‘From Syria with Love’

Our communications intern Daniel Carter takes a look at the recent independent art exhibition ‘From Syria with Love’, and how it can help us to understand the experiences of modern day refugees.   We often hear in the news of world-famous artist’s making thought-provoking statements on contemporary politics (Banksy’s latest artwork, depicting the poor treatment […]

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