Be A Light In The Dark

PLAY 4 CALAIS started as a grassroots initiative to provide pop-up cinema, safe play, football and cricket to the children, teenagers and adult refugees living in the Calais "Jungle". As the needs of our users changed and the refugees were relocated, so we adapted and expanded to become PLAY 4 CALAIS & BEYOND. Our motto is "be a light in the dark" which is both literally and figuratively what we are.

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Our Projects

Support and find out more about our projects through the channels below, whether they take place in Calais, Dunkirk, Birmingham or Beyond. Donating will ensure that we are able to provide for each. To keep up to date with our activities, please follow us on the usual social media platforms.

Want to Volunteer

Introduce yourself here! Whether you would like to come to a camp, build cinemas in Birmingham, sort through deliveries or be in charge of collecting toiletries for refugees, we can always use a helping hand.

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What's Being Said
"I visited the Calais Jungle with PLAY 4 CALAIS last month and I could see first hand the excellent work they're doing there. I saw them put together a football tournament for the young men of the camp which was a huge success. I will continue to support their vital work as much as I can in the future."

- David Morrissey, actor/director

"How about this for a brilliant initiative?"

- Omid Djalili, comedian

"Looks amazing and sounds incredible"

- David Baddiel, comedian