RR brings Syrians together through monthly seminars, social gatherings and annual Syrian Days, and provides an advice service for new refugees.



RR, in collaboration with other UK-registered charities, has initiated a project to bring Syrian children back to school



RR strives to promote Syrian issues within the British landscape through work on policy and media


Recent News

Khaled Khalifa Talks From Damascus

As our final 'Celebrating Syria' event on Sunday 23rd July we had Syria's most celebrated contemporary novelist, Khaled Khalifa, address the audience in Manchester, telling them about his experience of writing under oppression, his perspective on the Syrian Revolution and his projections for the future of Syria.


Make Maté Not War

We had the perfect finish to our two week long 'Celebrating Syria' festival, on Sunday 23rd July, with a lively afternoon of Syrian tradition and culture. We had delicious Syrian home made food, Syrian coffee, Syrian quiz, Quran recital, Arabic poetry, Maté tea, Mawlid singing, Dabkeh dancing and much more! A very enjoyable, happy afternoon.


London Syrian Ensemble

On Saturday 22nd July, we hosted the London Syrian Ensemble, who are a collective of some of Syria’s finest musicians. The Ensemble includes both newly arrived and long-term UK residents who either studied or taught in the eminent Damascus Conservatoire. They bring the sounds of Syria through a diverse repertoire of classical and traditional music.

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