Events - 17 Jun 17

The Events Calendar lets you find Refugee Week events taking place near you.

Refugee Week is an umbrella festival, with hundreds of independently organised events taking place across the UK every year. To upload your Refugee Week event, go to Submit Event. For more information about celebrations in Scotland and Wales, visit the websites of the Scottish Refugee Council and Welsh Refugee Council. Refugee Week is a growing international festival, also celebrated in Australia and France.

Events

Love is Not a Crime: 10 years of the Lesbian Immigration Support Group A moving display exploring the history of the group and the challenges that LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers face today
14/04/2017 - 25/06/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
People’s History Museum, Manchester
A Perilous Journey: Stories of Migration A Perilous Journey is an exhibition drawing upon a selection of PositiveNegatives rich ethnographic portfolio around refugee migration stories. Concentrating on contemporary real-life stories from Syria and Iraq, we follow two men and two women on their long difficult journeys fleeing conflict and persecution.
21/04/2017 - 24/06/2017
All Day
BRUNEI GALLERY, London
Photography Exhibition: In Transit - Life in the refugee camps of Northern France A photographic installation showing life as it was in the Calais Jungle and the Dunkirk refugee camps, A moving documentation before they were razed to the ground.
24/05/2017 - 06/07/2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Gallery 101, London
Creating Sanctuary exhibition by Nigel Pugh A photographic portrait and narrative of six volunteers from across Wales who are working with refugees.
31/05/2017 - 02/07/2017
All Day
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Creating Sanctuary, by Nigel Pugh Creating Sanctuary Exhibition: A photographic portrait of six volunteers working with refugees from across Wales.
31/05/2017 - 02/07/2017
All Day
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award Scholarship Launch Sanctuary Award Scholarship Launch
01/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
All Day
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff
Drawings For Thought- Exhibition for Refugee Week 2007
03/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham NG1 6HP
Made With Love
05/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
All Day
Jersey Arts Centre, St. Helier Jersey, C.I.
Made with Love
05/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
All Day
Jersey Arts Centre, St Helier
Different Pasts, Shared Futures
09/06/2017 - 30/06/2017
12:00 am
Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton
MISPLACED Art+Live Music+ Movie to raise funds and awareness to support refugee children.
11/06/2017 - 20/07/2017
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Most Art Centre, London
Rashid Khaidanov Photography Exhibition at Antrim Library Beyond Skin in association LibrariesNI and Aspect Media present a photography exhibition by Rashid Khaidanov
13/06/2017 - 08/07/2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Antrim Library, Antrim Town Co Antrim
Thirty Six Pounds Ninety Five Pence The paintings in this exhibition reflect the resilience and sensitivity of the migrant’s story: one of loss and hope.
13/06/2017 - 18/06/2017
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, London London
REFUGEE WEEK 2017 SPECIAL FILM PROGRAMME AT THE BFI SOUTHBANK
15/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
All Day
BFI, London
Drawing for thoughts
16/06/2017 - 26/06/2017
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham NG1 6HP
Exhibition of Refugee Art (until Saturday 4pm)
16/06/2017 - 26/06/2017
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham NG1 6HP
Free tintypes
16/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Camera Club, London London
Engaging Refugee Narratives: Perspectives from Academia and the Arts III
16/06/2017 - 17/06/2017
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
UCL Anthropology Department, London
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE + PANEL DISCUSSION
16/06/2017 - 22/06/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter
My Life in London Photo exhibition from refugees
17/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
All Day
Raynes Park Train Station, Raynes Park London
I Welcome Refugees
17/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
All Day
Horsham Library, Horsham
Juan delGado: Altered Landscapes (Mon – Friday 9am – 6pm; Sat – Sun 10am – 5pm)
17/06/2017 - 06/08/2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
New Art Exchange, Nottingham Nottinghamshire
The things we leave behind
17/06/2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tachbrook Market, London Westminster
JO COX get together and cloth/ing sale
17/06/2017
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Steeple View, newport
British Red Cross Refugee Week Celebration Leicester
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Town Hall Square, Leicester Leicestershire
Come Yew In
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Forum, Norwich
Derby - Furthest from the sea festival Multi-event festival
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Derby Market Place and Guildhall theatre, Derby
Get together for Social Justice - remembering Jo Cox
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cornmarket, Derby
Get together for Social Justice - remembering Jo Cox
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Green, Derby
Refugee Week Launch: Gig in the Gardens One day world music festival
17/06/2017
All Day
Queen’s Gardens, Hull East Yorkshire
The Great Get Together
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Transit Shed, Exeter
The Great Get Together and Different Pasts, Shared Futures family event A family day to celebrate the things we have in common and to make friends with people of different pasts and shared futures.
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Transit Shed, Exeter
The Great Get Together Picnic The Great Get Together
17/06/2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hoglands Park, Southampton
Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Get Together with Congolese Refugees Joint Great Get Together and Refugee Week event involving Mayor of Windsor and Congolese Refugees
17/06/2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Windsor Guildhall, Windsor Berks
Q & A with The New Art Studio
17/06/2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, London London
Shahre Farang For Refugee Week 2017 Iranian photographer and artist Farhad Berahman will be re-creating a 19th century travelling peep box ‘Shahre Farang’ for UK audiences.
17/06/2017 - 22/06/2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
outpost, Portland Dorset
The Refugee Crisis is a Human Crisis – What can we do in Southwark?
17/06/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
The Refugee Crisis is a Human Crisis: What Can We Do in Southwark, @HOME Festival An afternoon of discussion and films chaired by Giles Fraser, columnist for The Guardian and parish priest St. Mary's Newington.
17/06/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
Uncertain Work by Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman exploring the predicament of Iranian exiles, uncertain of their past and their future.
17/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
All Day
outpost, Portland Dorset
Public Art Making Day
17/06/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ben Uri Gallery, London London
Refugee Week Launch Event
17/06/2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Tonbridge Great Get Together: Rock for Refugees
17/06/2017
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Chequerboard, Tonbridge
Refugee Week Launch
17/06/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Higgins Bedford, Bedford Bedfordshire
Refugee Week: does art matter ?
17/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seas Brighton, BRIGHTON East Sussex
Voices – Different Pasts, Shared Futures
17/06/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Higgins Bedford, Bedford Bedfordshire
Poetry Reading - Al Saddiq Al Raddi and Eric Ngalle Charles A poetry evening with visiting Sudanese poet, Al Saddiq Al Raddi from London and local Cardiff poet Eric Ngalle Charles, as part of Refugee Week Wales.
17/06/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grangetown Library, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Scratch Night exploring ‘Home’ Theatre performances exploring migration and refugee matters.
17/06/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
Scratch Night of Home, @HOME Festival New theatre about migration inspired by real-life moments, true stories, and wild imaginations. Join us for four unique short shows on immersive, experiential, and non-traditional performances.Artists include:
17/06/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
Syrian Refugee Community Iftar As part of the #GreatGetTogether in honour of former MP Jo Cox and Refugee Week, the Syria Solidarity Campaign is proud to host a Syrian Community Ramadan Iftar dinner in Jo’s memory, and in memory of one of her favourite causes — refugees.
17/06/2017
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Haverstock School, London
The Great Get Together
17/06/2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
East Street Arts (HQ), Leeds West Yorkshire