Events - 20 Jun 18

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101 Beads: Kurdistan in War 16/04/2018 - 25/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
City Arts Window, Nottingham PHOTOGRAPHY – British- Kurdish photographer Gaylan Nazad presents photographs from Iraqi Kurdistan, captured over the past two years during the regional conflict with Islamic State. [...] View event
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The Sea is The Limit 04/05/2018 - 02/09/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
York Art Gallery, York North Yorkshire Thought provoking works of art exploring the current and ongoing issues of migration, dispossession and national borders are brought together in a major new exhibition [...] View event
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Bristol Refugee Festival 2018 01/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
All Day
Bristol, Bristol Celebration, Information and Integration. A month long programme of arts, cultural and education events, bringing together communities across Bristol to share space and learn about [...] View event
And Still I Rise 01/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Central Library Exhibition Space, Nottingham VISUAL ARTS – An exhibition of poetry, photography and film which showcases the talents of the PAMOJA Women Together Group from Nottingham Refugee Forum. PAMOJA [...] View event
Hidden Histories - 20 years of supporting immigration detainees 01/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Central Library Exhibition Space, Nottingham FILM – An oral history project produced by the Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees (AVID), marking 20 years of volunteer visiting to people held [...] View event
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Belonging(s) 15/06/2018 - 22/06/2018
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New School House Gallery, York North Yorkshire Art exhibition:  “Belonging(s)” by Hilly Fletcher The concept of a shelter, a safe place... a HOME, is one that many of us take for granted. [...] View event
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Beyond Borders Festival 16/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Theatre Deli, The Old Library, London Following the success of 2017’s @HOMEFest, Theatre Deli are back with an even bigger festival of work to celebrate the contribution, ingenuity and resilience of [...] View event
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The Other by Gaël Le Cornec 17/06/2018 - 29/06/2018
All Day Embark on a disturbing coming-of-age, award-winning show (Edinburgh Fringe 2016), overflowing with poetry, strange creatures and stunning imagery. View event
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MIGRATE Exhibition 18/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Leicester For Refugee Week, Journeys 2018 invites you to: MIGRATE A Unicef NextGen London exhibition presenting new photography exploring global migration by eight international photographers. Over [...] View event
My dream?: Refugee Week Art Exhibition 18/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Capital of Cycling, Bradford West Yorkshire My dream? is an all-age, mixed media art exhibition, with work from schools, art students, and established artists, including asylum seekers and refugees.  There will [...] View event
Tented Dreams 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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City Screen, York An exhibition of artwork and artefacts produced by Syrian artists and children who are refugees in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan working with the [...] View event
Transformations 18/06/2018 - 08/07/2018
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Raynes Park, Raynes Park In 2017 Raynes Park Community Church became one of the first groups to be a Community Sponsor of a refugee family from Syria.  This series [...] View event
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Warth Mills Internment Camp Project - Bury College Art Showcase 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Mill Gate Shopping Centre, Bury Art and Design students from Bury College explore the story of Warth Mills Internment Camp and its internees. They use this as the basis for [...] View event
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Warth Mills Internment Camp Project - official exhibition 18/06/2018 - 21/09/2018
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Fusiliers Museum, Bury, Bury Greater Manchester When Churchill ordered all German, Austrian and Italian men resident in Britain to be arrested, a disused cotton mill outside Manchester was hurriedly turned into [...] View event
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Everyday Myths (including Audio Walk Performances) 19/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Sheffield & Tinsley Canal, Watson’s Walk, Sheffield South Yorkshire The Sheffield & Tinsley Canal is a surreal place rich in history, but often hidden from view. Everyday Myths is an interactive audio walk interweaving [...] View event
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Refugee Week Luton 2018 Sewing Project Exhibition 19/06/2018 - 20/06/2018
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The Mall, Luton This year we share our service users' stories through fabrics, threads and buttons to create a showcase of cultures, languages and religions in our community. Participants from our weekly [...] View event
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Long Journey Home 19/06/2018 - 26/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Artcore, Derby Derbyshire As part of Refugee Week we invite you to join us for the launch of Long Journey Home on Tuesday 19th June 10am-4.30pm at Artcore. A group [...] View event
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Art For Action UPROOTED Exhibition 19/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
St Aldates Church, Oxford Oxfordshire Art For Actions UPROOTED exhibition. Showcasing Rose Illingworth's compassionate portrait paintings, the founder of Art For Action. Two refugee photographers, Abdulazez Dukhan from Syria and [...] View event
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The Croydon Avengers 19/06/2018 - 22/06/2018
11:00 am - 11:50 am
Ovalhouse, London Regina Rump is on the rampage! A trio of masked and hijab-wearing vigilantes send Croydon’s crime rate plummeting. They’ve run away from their war-torn homes [...] View event
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Migration Matters Festival Opening Party 19/06/2018 - 20/06/2018
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Migration Matters Festival 2018 is here! Kicking off with a burst of energy, rhythm, food and vibrant company, our opening party is the place to [...] View event
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The Croydon Avengers 19/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Ovalhouse, London The Croydon Avengers By Maya Productions Regina Rump is on the rampage! A trio of masked and hijab-wearing vigilantes send Croydon’s crime rate plummeting. They’ve [...] View event
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Creative & Positive Responses to the Refugee Crisis 20/06/2018
12:00 am
Second Home Holland Park, London England A panel discussion celebrating the artists, performers and charity groups who have responded with positivity and creativity to the heart-breaking realities of the Refugee crisis [...] View event
Refugee Stories: Changing the Narrative 20/06/2018
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Heythrop College, London Refugee Stories: Changing the Narrative (Day Conference at Heythrop College, University of London) Speakers Include: Sarah Teather (Director of Jesuit Refugee Service UK) Professor David Herd [...] View event
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Foodhall Workshops: The Open Journal, Gardening & Wellbeing Work 20/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Foodhall, Sheffield Foodhall is a place for humans to be equal. It is a place for everyone to share food, drink, company, skills and time together, all [...] View event
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Layers - An exhibition of stories 20/06/2018 - 21/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham VISUAL ARTS – Visit this two-day exhibition which features artwork created in partnership with local organisations and projects. The exhibition featuring mixed media and poetry [...] View event
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Rejimi Guzo Open Day 20/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
TREC, Leicester Leicestershire View event
Writing For Pleasure Workshop with Becky Cullen 20/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Writer’s Studio, Nottingham CREATIVE WRITING This interactive workshop is designed to get people writing – and maybe keep writing. Exploring words together, you will have the chance to [...] View event
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Bridging the Protection Gap. Workshop by DEWA Project 20/06/2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Adelphi Suite,Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Protection Gap Advocates return to Migration Matters Festival where the the regional Protection Gap campaign calling for women and girls seeking asylum to be treated [...] View event
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Manifestations with Karmand Tahsin, Kalindi & Annie Mays 20/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Manifestations will be a live art installation running across Refugee Weekfeaturing 3 artists from three different cultures. Their work across the week will reflect their cultural [...] View event
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Art Curator's Talk - Varvara Shavrova 20/06/2018
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
York Art Gallery, York North Yorkshire On 20 June, Varvara Shavrova will give an introduction to ‘The Sea is the Limit’ as part of Refugee Week 2018. The Sea is the [...] View event
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V&A Lunchtime Lecture 20/06/2018
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Hochhauser Auditorium, V&A, London As the scale of displacement around the world grows to levels not seen since the 1940s, how are artists responding to the challenges of representation, [...] View event
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I am Mehdi Ahmadi 20/06/2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kardomah 94, Hull I am Mehdi Ahmadi tells the moving story of a refugee’s jouney to find sanctuary in Hull. View event
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Film Screening: Calais Children: A Case to Answer 20/06/2018
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Yorkshire Museum, York Why did the UK leave nearly 2000 children in the Calais Jungle as it burnt… when many had a legal right to be in the [...] View event
Breaking Borders 20/06/2018
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Etcetera Theatre, Camden, London Seven London actors from different cultural backgrounds come together to perform three short plays that explore the struggles of refugees. Join us for a night [...] View event
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These Walls Must Fall. Workshop by Right to Remain 20/06/2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Theatre Deli, Sheffield South Yorkshire These Walls Must Fall is an initiative to raise awareness of, challenge and ultimately bring an end to the UK’s immigration detention system. People are [...] View event
Rainbow Access and Social Project 20/06/2018
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Vine Community Centre, Nottingham SOCIAL During Refugee Week, the Rainbow project is hosting a celebration for asylum seekers and refugees, as part of its Access project. There will be [...] View event
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Barbara Harrell-Bond: A life not ordinary | Film screening 20/06/2018
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford Director: Enrico Falzetti Written by Katarzyna Grabska and Enrico Falzetti Produced by Katarzyna Grabska in collaboration with AMERA Int. Documentary: 58 min Trailer: https://vimeo.com/260901002 Through [...] View event
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CYN Eid Celebration 20/06/2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Station, Bristol Bristol BRR will have a presence at the Creative Youth Network’s Eid celebration, down at the Station where they run their great Welcome Wednesday sessions to encourage unaccompanied [...] View event
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World Refugee Day Community Event 20/06/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eccleston Library, St.Helens Merseyside For World Refugee Day we warmly invite you to Eccleston library for a panel discussion chaired by Vanessa Altin author of The Pomegranate Tree, alongside [...] View event
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Documenting Refugees 20/06/2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Birkbeck Cinema, London How can we provide platforms for refugee voices? Are mainstream representations of refugees changing? What responsibilities do journalists and documentary makers have to their subjects? [...] View event
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Migration Matters: Homelands 20/06/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield South Yorkshire Dir: Jaha Browne, Tara Manandhar / 2017 / UK / 72 mins / Documentary Homelands is the culmination of a year-long project in which four [...] View event
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The Castaways by White Tree Theatre 20/06/2018
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
The Montgomery, Sheffield In the not too distant future, flooding and coastal erosion have ravaged many parts of the UK, and scores of towns and cities have been [...] View event
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‘When The Nest Falls’ - Performance by Esna Su at Sarabande Foundation 20/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London County (optional) Sarabande Foundation presents 'When The Nest Falls'by artist-in-residence, Esna Su. Su grew up close to the Syrian border in Turkey. Her practice has been greatly [...] View event
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Shatila Stories Launch at Gower Street Waterstones 20/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones London, 82 Gower Street London Join us for the launch of Peirene Now! No. 3 Shatila Stories, a collaborative novel by nine Syrian and Palestinian refugee writers, translated from the [...] View event
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Suspended – Launch Night 20/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Leicester Cathedral, Leicester Mohammed Yahya, a Mozambican-born rapper and spoken word artist, will perform his unique brand of soulful and compassionate lyricism with energy and emotion to mark  the [...] View event
Play for Progress presents: Rookes Workshop & Performance 20/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Union, London Join Play for Progress for a workshop and performance from indie-pop musician Rookes. Rookes will demystify the world of music looping from the ground up before [...] View event
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The Other by Gael Le Cornec 20/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Unicef estimates 30 million children are fleeing brutal violence, extreme poverty or both today. Like the others, one night, young Mana from the Redyellow planet, [...] View event
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VOX by SONA 20/06/2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
DINA Venue, Sheffield Singing forms part of the everyday experience of all cultures echoing common themes of love, life and loss. VOX explores the music traditions that reflect [...] View event
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Adelphi Club 20/06/2018
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
New Adelphi Club, Hull The famous New Adelphi Club, where many influential acts played on their way up, always provide a welcoming venue for a night of brilliant music [...] View event
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Crossing Borders 20/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighton Unitarian Church, Brighton In this programme of transcriptions Krassimira Jeliazkova (violin) and Elizabeth Mucha (piano) perform works by Walton, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Szymanowski - Paganini and Bernstein, works which have [...] View event
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Dear Home Office - Still Pending 20/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Place Theatre, Bedford Bedfordshire Performed by 8 refugee and asylum seeking young men from Afghanistan, Eritrea, and Albania, this show positions their experiences centre stage. Kareem has settled in [...] View event
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Film - The Other Side of Hope 20/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RISC, Reading Berkshire By the acclaimed Finnish director:Aki Kaurismäki (Leningrad Cowboys Go America, Drifting Clouds, Le Havre) Winner Best Director, Silver Bear, Berlin Film Festival, 2017 Comedy-drama – the story [...] View event
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Beyond Borders: Wine Tasting Evening 20/06/2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Theatre Deli Broadate, London, England Taste your way through the wines of Lebanon with an expert from Lebanese Fine Wines Ltd taking you on an exploration of different varietals and regions. Paired [...] View event
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Fragments of a Journey - Dance Performance 20/06/2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London An informal showing of two pieces of work in progress, both performed by refugees in the intimate, candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, on the theme of [...] View event
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Hopeless by Leyla Josephine 20/06/2018
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Award winning poet Leyla Josephine presents Hopeless. Through quick-fire poetry and dark comedy, Leyla asks whether we can really make a difference or, if in [...] View event
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Above the drowning sea 20/06/2018
9:45 pm - 11:15 pm
BFI, London The fascinating story of a Chinese diplomat who saved the lives of many refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe. View event