UK Asylum through the Pandemic

Research by Hamse Abdilahi, contributor to Thrive Global and Columnist for the Aliberg Post. Read more

The Book of Homelessness

The first ever graphic novel created by created by people affected by homelessness. Read more

New research reveals adverse effects of discrimination on asylum seeker mental health

Cotton Tree co-founder Sohail speaks about his work on how discrimination and other factors can affect mental health in people seeking asylum. Read more

Doing a simple act this Refugee Week

This Refugee Week, inspired by Counterpoints Arts, we wanted to do a small, simple act to stand with refugees. Read more

The Cotton Tree celebrates black lives.

We're launching a Black Lives Project to honour and celebrate the lives of black people. Read more

Cotton Tree friend wins art prize

Our inspirational art teacher Katie Sollohub has won The Derwent Art Prize! Read more

Abstract art and powerful feelings

On a wet day in London, Cotton Tree members met at the wonderful Studio Upstairs in Dalston to delve into the art of painting. Read more

Hair salon donates to the Cotton Tree

Sculpture Salon in Rye, East Sussex, has generously donated a collection of women's products to the Cotton Tree. Read more

Celebrating a year of sharing stories

The Cotton Tree celebrates another great year at their annual Christmas celebrations. Read more

Cotton Tree helps refugees to access banking

The Cotton Tree has worked with Lloyds Banking Group to better help refugees and asylum seekers access banking in the UK. Read more