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Refugees Rock – boulder buddies


What is the Refugees Rock Climbing Club?

Refugees Rock is a free group climbing session hosted by The Climbing Academy in collaboration with Borderlands and the British Red Cross. Every 2nd Thursday at The Mothership, groups of refugees and people seeking asylum are invited to climb for free alongside our coaches, the charity staff, and “Boulder Buddies” (volunteers from within the TCA community).

Find out more about Refugees Rock

Newcomers to the UK are invited to climb for free alongside climbing coaches and volunteers from the TCA community… then grab free coffees and hang out together in a relaxed, welcoming setting.

A graphic saying Boulder Buddies Wanted

Could you be a

Boulder Buddy?

We know that our Bristol climbing community is packed with great people who love sharing their passion for climbing. Would you like to volunteer to be a “boulder buddy”. You don’t have to be a qualified coach  just a friendly person.  You’re simply there to have some fun, hang out with new friends and help TCA to provide a warm welcome to participants.

Sessions will start on Thu 29 February 2024 and will run every 2nd Thursday at The Mothership, from 12-1pm (with time set aside afterwards for teas/coffees):

29 Feb
14 Mar
28 Mar
11 Apr
25 Apr
9 May

Participants of Refugees Rock sessions will receive free entry but if you’d like to support this project in other ways, you will be able to donate money for bus passes to help refugees access the centre. Look out for a collection bucket at The Mothership.

Contact us

If you have a little free time to spare and you’re keen to take part, click the link below and let us know.