Browse our upcoming events below and check out photos from some of our recent events. PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR EVENTS ARE COVID-SAFE, check-ins are mandatory and a full vaccination certificate must be shown prior to entry.


February 26 – Welcome Afghans Lunch in Melbourne

Where: Afghan Gallery, Fitzroy
When: Saturday 26th February from 11.30am-2.30pm

Join us in welcoming newly-arrived Afghan families in Melbourne/Naarm! In partnership with Host International, Afghan Gallery and AMES Australia, Welcome Merchant is able to invite 50 newly-arrived Afghan families to a special lunch at Afghan Gallery.

We’d like to invite everyday Aussies in helping them feel welcome too. Only 30 tickets left for this, so don’t miss out! All dietary requirements will be catered for. $5 from each ticket will go to an NGO, Mahboba’s Promise.

In the interest of public health, only fully-vaccinated diners will be admitted. We hope you understand.

POSTPONED – Unite with Welcome Merchant – A Night of World Music & Food

Where: Erskineville Town Hall, Sydney
When: TBC – June 2022 – Refugee Week

FEAST FOR GOOD! A 6-course feast featuring food made by Syrian, Malaysian & Ethiopian chefs from refugee backgrounds, accompanied by live music & dancing! All dietary requirements are catered to. Portion of the tickets will go to Deadly Connections, a First Nations-led NGO providing advocacy & support to First Nations people in Inner West Sydney.

In the interest of public health, only fully-vaccinated diners will be admitted. We hope you understand.

POSTPONED Bead Jewellery & Charcoal Art Workshops

Where: TBC (Sydney)
When: TBC – 2022

Want to learn bead jewellery making, or charcoal drawing, from amazing artists and give back to a good cause? Your new skill will empower!


Photos from our previous events:

Sydney Welcome Afghans Brunch at Zac’s Great Food On Nov 14, 2021


Syrian Pop-Up with Racha’s Syrian Kitchen at Cafe Freda’s on World Refugee Day on June 20,2021


Finding Self Exhibition at Abstract Thoughts Gallery (Sydney) on June 20, 2021


Ethiopian Feast in Wollongong with Sara’s Ethiopian Cuisine in May 2021


Mother’s Day brunch fundraiser with Mums4Refugees in May 2021