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Welcome to English

The Octagon,

Walker Street, HU3 2RA

helping newcomers to Hull,

to learn English, 

make new friends and find out about living in Hull, 

with the help of volunteer befrienders.

BBC Report

about Welcome to English,

by national correspondent, Katy Austen


Where There is Light

presented by Squidsoup in partnership with ArtReach 2021.

Listen to the voices of Welcome to English learners. This art installation was exhibited at Ferens Art Gallery and in several other cities.

This is The Light

Some of our work

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Thank You

to our supporters (financial/other), past and present Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Hakuna Matata, Goodwin Development Trust, Hull City Council, Hull Help for Refugees, Big Lottery Fund, KCOM, One Stop, HEY Volunteering, MEARS, Near Neighbours, Invisible Dust, Estebrak, Hull Adult Training and Education, Laurence Payot, Sir James Reckkit Charity, Tescos, TIme Bank Hull and East Riding, University of Hull, Freedom Festival Arts Trust, My Pockets, Traenerhus, Church of the Latter Day Saints, Absolutely Cultured

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All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. Welcome to English does not make any warranties about the completeness,

reliability and accuracy of this information.
Welcome to English is a registered Community Interest Company no.10588117  Directors:

Karen van Diesen & Florence Obadeyu

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