Events - 21 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
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
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
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
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
Refugee Week: does art matter ?
17/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seas Brighton, BRIGHTON East Sussex
Chorleywood4Refugees
18/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
12:00 am
Chorleywood4Refugees, Chorleywood
Display in Brecon Cathedral
18/06/2017 - 27/06/2017
All Day
Brecon cathedral, Brecon Powys
Refugee Week in South Devon
18/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
12:00 am
South Devon, various
Sing Up For Refugees In Newcastle
18/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Grey’s Monument, Newcastle
Amnesty International Magnum Photography Exhibition
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library, Norwich
Bring A Cake To Work Day
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
12:00 am
Bristol Refugee Festival
19/06/2017 - 16/07/2017
All Day
Various, Bristol Avon
Celebrate on social media with Norfolk Museums
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Norfolk Museums Service, Norwich
Celebrating refugee heritage and culture Celebrating refugee heritage and culture
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Oriental Museum, Durham Durham
Frank's Bar Refugee Week Specials
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Franks Bar, Norwich
Hulum & Love Theatre School Tour @ Island Schools
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
All Day
Jersey Schools, Channel Islands
North Refugee Week Specials
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
North, Norwich
Refugee Week @ Jersey Library
19/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
All Day
Jersey LIbrary, St Helier Jersey
Refugee Week Literary Showcase
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Waterstones, Norwich
Sunderland Refugee Week
19/06/2017 - 01/07/2017
12:00 am
Sunderland, Sunderland
The Friend Ship Exhibition
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
The Millenium Library, Norwich
Thirty Six pounds, Ninety Five pence: Artworks by contemporary migrant artists - Online exhibition Contrary to common belief, asylum seekers are not allowed to work and receive just £36.95 a week in vouchers to live on. This group of artists has suffered the untold horrors of political violence and war, having lost family and friends, their cultures, languages, homes and identities. They now face the challenges of building a new life in an often hostile environment. The paintings in this exhibition reflect the resilience and sensitivity of the migrant’s story: one of loss and hope.
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Ben Uri Gallery, London London
BBC Radio Jersey Morning Show @Live on 88.8fm or 1026mw
19/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
BBC Radio Jersey, St Helier Jersey
Exhibition of Bosnian culture and other community groups
19/06/2017 - 22/06/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Derby Bosnia-Herzegovina Community Association, Derby
Migration Museum: Call Me By My Name Journeys Festival International present a pop up exhibition of the Migration Museum’s Call Me By My Name in the Lightbox Gallery.
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Leicester
Shared Future for Young People Young People's art work exhibited at the Manchester Museum for Refugee Week
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
All Day
Manchester Museum, Manchester
The I Welcome Photo Exhibition An exhibition by Amnesty International and Magnum Photos to highlight stories of refugees past and present, with information about work to help refugees and Amnesty groups in the Edinburgh area.
19/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
All Day
Morningside Library, Edinburgh Midlothian
I am a Refugee
19/06/2017 - 09/07/2017
All Day
The New Room, Broadmead Bristol
I Am A Refugee art exhibition The New Room in Bristol has been chosen as the first venue outside London for a major art exhibition which will launch to coincide with Refugee Week (next week) and runs until 9 July
19/06/2017 - 09/07/2017
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
The New Room, Broadmead Bristol
Refugee Week Art Exhibition - Our Shared Future Art exhibition
19/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gallery II – University of Bradford, Bradford West Yorkshire
Our City, Our Home
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Z-Arts, Manchester
Eritrea, a Country at a Crossroads: exhibition of Eritrean photography
19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
20:20 Challenge Take action for refugees wherever you are on World Refugees Day.
20/06/2017 - 27/06/2017
All Day
Anywhere, Anywhere
Migration Matters Festival MIGRATION MATTERS FESTIVAL 2017 IS A FIVE DAY THEATRE AND ARTS FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE IN SHEFFIELD DURING REFUGEE WEEK (20-24TH JUNE). ITS AIM IS TO CELEBRATE DIVERSITY AND RECOGNISE THE POSITIVE IMPACT MIGRATION HAS ON THE CITY.
20/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
All Day
Theatre Delicatesen, Sheffield, Sheffield South Yorkshire
Refugee Festival Scotland A two-week festival across Scotland, celebrating the contribution refugees make to Scotland’s cultural life.
20/06/2017 - 02/07/2017
All Day
Various, Scotland, Various
Woking Welcomes An exciting programme of FREE workshops, performance, film and discussion events at St Dunstan's Church in Woking, Surrey (GU22 7DT) in celebration of Refugee Week 2017.
20/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
12:00 am
St Dunstan’s Church, Woking Surrey
Humans of Leeds Exhibition
20/06/2017 - 22/06/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Left Bank Leeds, Leeds Yorkshire
BORDERLINE: A COMEDY ABOUT A TRAGEDY
20/06/2017 - 21/06/2017
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Southbank Centre, London
Windows of Displacement Performance followed by free Q & A / discussion
20/06/2017 - 21/06/2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
Windows of Displacement
20/06/2017 - 21/06/2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Yorkshire Play House, Leeds
'My Place...?' Exhibition An exhibition of photography exploring life as a young asylum seeker in Birmingham.
21/06/2017 - 16/07/2017
12:00 am
The GAP, Birmingham
Evening Workshop with Wassim
21/06/2017
12:00 am
To Be Organised, Jersey, United Kindom
Journeys Exhibition
21/06/2017 - 24/06/2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Skipton Library, Skipton
Creative Coffee Shop Conversation Journeys Festival International invites you to share your thoughts about the role of art and creativity in sharing refugee experiences, network over a free coffee and a slice of cake.
21/06/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Leicester
Information and advice about volunteering
21/06/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service,, Nottingham
Refugees Welcome stall
21/06/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Birdcage, Kendal Cumbria
Taste the World
21/06/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
St Stephen’s Cafe, Norwich
The role of social media in supporting refugees & asylum seekers
21/06/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Theatre Royal Dress Circle Foyer, Nottingham
All I left behind. All I will discover: An exhibition of art by young refugees All I left behind. All I will discover is an exhibition of art by young refugees supported by British Red Cross projects in London and Kent.
21/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
gallery@oxo, London
Women's Health Fayre Raising awareness of women's health issues, amongst other important generic health issues.
21/06/2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
third age centre, Southampton
Women's Healthy Fayre Women's Health Fayre
21/06/2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Third Age Centre, Southampton Hampshire
GIFT GIVING: PRINTMAKING SESSIONS WITH YOUNG REFUGEES
21/06/2017 - 25/06/2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Southbank Centre, London
Health and Wellbeing Session
21/06/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
One Community Centre, Leeds,
Moving Stories: Tales of Hope and Migration Audio interviews, portraits and poetry around themes of displacement and refuge. Winning posters by school children.
21/06/2017 - 22/06/2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Stove Network, Dumfries
Sixty Million Trebles: Hook Up for Refugee Week Knitting and crocheting blankets for refugees as part of the Sixty million trebles project
21/06/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manchester Museum, Manchester
Why We Flee A photography exhibition with the work of Photographer Glenn Edwards featuring asylum seekers and refugees from the countries depicted in the photos, sharing their experiences in their countries and why people leave to seek asylum elsewhere.
21/06/2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sherman Cymru Theatre, Cardiff, United Kingdom
World Soups Event World Soups Event
21/06/2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Southampton
Life in a Greek Refugee Camp: Screening of 722 TMX Engineer Batallion, followed by Q&A with director Screening of a film exploring daily life in a refugee camp in Greece, followed by a Skype Q&A session with the film’s director from the camp
21/06/2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Canterbury Christ Church University – room Og46 (Michael Berry Lecture Theatre), Old Sessions House, Canterbury Kent
Free To Stay Performance
21/06/2017
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
UEL Refugee Studies 20th Anniversary Event for Refugee Week 2017
21/06/2017
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Square Stratford, London
Dark Water, Burning World: Issam Kourbaj and Ruth Padel in conversation
21/06/2017
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
V&A, Jameel Gallery, London
Panel Discussion: Reception and integration of migrants and refugees in the Kent region Panel discussion regarding responses to migrants and refugees in and around Kent.
21/06/2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Canterbury Christ Church University – room Og46 (Michael Berry Lecture Theatre), Old Sessions House, Canterbury Kent
Vigil for refugees Vigil
21/06/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guild Chapel, Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire
Music and Drama Taster Session
21/06/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
One Community Centre, Leeds,
The Swan and The Elephant
21/06/2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
West Dean College, West Dean West Sussex
Solstice - Concert
21/06/2017
5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Howard Assembly Room, Leeds West Yorkshire
Film Screening: The Guernica Children Film Screening
21/06/2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Habour Lights Picture House, Southampton
From there to here.
21/06/2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Manchester, Manchester
Vigil in solidarity with refugee women
21/06/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Edith Cavell statue, London
'Made in Brixton' photographic exhibition launch party Made in Brixton - photographic exhibition continues 21 June - 15 July. Please join us for the opening party 21 June and artist talk 6 July @ Photofusion.
21/06/2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Photofusion, London
Locked Away: the reality of immigration detention A public event (Free entrance) on the reality of immigration detention in UK - Film screenings and panel discussion.
21/06/2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Club Room 3/4, Queens Students Union, Belfast
Refugees - A world in crisis. An evening of talks from various organisations involved in supporting refugees in the UK, Europe and crossing the Mediterranean Sea.
21/06/2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends House,, Nottingham Nottinghamshire
Sanctuary in the arts - artist and author event Playwright Gaël Le Cornec, author Gulwali Passarlay and film-maker Sue Clayton discuss how to build a culture of hospitality
21/06/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends House, London
The Rubble Talks Too, by Esna Su Immersive performance exploring the journey of Syrian refugees
21/06/2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London County (optional)
Make & Take Join The Big Sew for two fabulous evenings of Make & Take activities, raising funds for Aegean Solidarity Network.
21/06/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bournville Community Hub, Bournville, Birmingham
Stand up for Refugees
21/06/2017
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Brighton Dome, Brighton East Sussex
The White Helmets film screening and talk
21/06/2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Amnesty Book Shop, Hammersmith
Building Bridges World Music Day Celebration World Music Day Celebration Event Showcasing the Building Bridges project, music and dance perfomances by a diversity of artists including Orchestre des Réfugiés et Amis.
21/06/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Braid, Ballymena Antrim
Hull Refugee Week Gig at the Adelphi
21/06/2017
7:30 pm
Hull, Hull
Music For Refugees Music for Refugees
21/06/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Christ Church Freemantle, Southampton
Open Meeting
21/06/2017
7:30 pm
Charing Cross Centre, Norwich
Sing for Freedom choir concert North London with Freedom from Torture clients and supporters A fun a light-hearted evening of songs with Freedom from Torture's client and supporter choir
21/06/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Freedom from Torture, London
Still Waiting by Crew for Calais, @HOME Festival Drawing on personal experience in the Calais, Paris, and Greece refugee camps, camp twitter feeds, and material from the Refugee Rights Data Reports, this piece shows a version of events that simply didn't exist in mainstream media. Performed by musicians and actors, there will be music, facts, hopes, and fears.
21/06/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
Theatre - Still Waiting by Crew for Calais Theatre event in association with Crew for Calais
21/06/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Library / Theatre Delicatessen, London London
Displaced: A Visual Exploration into life inside the Calais Refugee Camp A visual exploration of life inside the Calais Refugee Camp
21/06/2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Swan, Cheltenham Gloucestershire
'Refugee' - a devised play - Potentially Brilliant Productions a one-hour devised collaborative play on the experience of refugees
21/06/2017
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Casa, Liverpool