Events - 23 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
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
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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Beyond Borders Festival 16/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
All Day
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
All Day
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
All Day
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
All Day
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
All Day
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
Warth Mills Internment Camp Project - Bury College Art Showcase 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
All Day
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
Warth Mills Internment Camp Project - official exhibition 18/06/2018 - 21/09/2018
All Day
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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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
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
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
A Strange New Space 21/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
12:00 am A completely original one woman show without words, A Strange New Space melds physical theatre with stunning puppetry and original music. We travel on an imagined voyage into space, paralleled with Amira’s real-life journey as a refugee across continents, forming an unforgettable introduction to theatre for audiences of four years and older. View event
‘Pieces of The PEACE’ - Installation by Esna Su at Sarabande Foundation 21/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London County (optional) Sarabande Foundation presents 'Pieces of the PEACE' 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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Dorking's First "Seeing Eye-to-Eye" Experiment 23/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre, Dorking Surrey To build community and foster connection, Saturday 23rd June will see Dorking's first Eye-to-Eye Experiment take place! Based on the success of a worldwide street [...] View event
Ovalhouse Family Day 23/06/2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ovalhouse, London Ovalhouse Family Day is celebrating Refugee Week! We are inviting families and children to come to Ovalhouse and participate in arts activities including making a [...] View event
Sing for Justice with the Nottingham Clarion Choir 23/06/2018
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friends Meeting House, Nottingham Join us in a creative campaigning workshop to share and learn songs to welcome refugees and oppose intolerance, followed by a street performance in Nottingham [...] View event
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Taking Root 23/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eastside Projects, Birmingham West Midlands How do a city’s communities grow? How do plants and people move around the world? In this hands-on family workshop we will make and launch [...] View event
Taking the City to the Farm 23/06/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Home Farm, Off Lodge Lane, Nottingham COUNTRYSIDE ACTIVITIES Mojatu Foundation and Farmeco Community Care Farm (FCC) are jointly organising a tree-planting event at Home Farm where over 2300 trees have been [...] View event
Walk a mile for child refugees 23/06/2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cambridge, Cambridge Cambridgeshire Join SOS Children’s Villages UK to Walk a Mile on Saturday, June 23 2018 through Cambridge to show solidarity with child refugees worldwide. Hear expert [...] View event
Art Construct Workshop 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
DINA Venue, Sheffield Working in partnership with art therapy leaders Jon Martyn and Tania Kaczynski , art workshop leaders from New Art Studios, Islington ( A one day [...] View event
Everyday Myths by The Bare Project 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Migration Matters Festival is one of the only festivals in the north of England which creates a platform to champion and bring to the stage [...] View event
Human Bridges 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Manor House, London Dima Karout Art Studio invites you to celebrate Refugee Week UK. Your experience will include discovering an outdoor installation, an indoor visual art exhibition and [...] View event
Pup-up Performance: The Peacemaker 23/06/2018
All Day
Victoria and Albert Museum, London The super heroes and super villains are at war. Who can stop them? Secret agents? Ninjas?, Soldiers? A King? Can Queen Victoria help? Who is [...] View event
Refugee Week Festival 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Centenary Square, Bradford West Yorkshire This is the culmination of Bradford's Refugee Week celebrations.  It is an outdoor festival, in marquees, in Centenary Square.  There will be a range of [...] View event
Refugees Matter by Dr Jules Holroyd, Univesity of Sheffield 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Theatre Deli, Sheffield South Yorkshire Migration Matters Festival is one of the only festivals in the north of England which creates a platform to champion and bring to the stage [...] View event
Shared Art 23/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds West Yorkshire Inspired by Natural Selection an exhibition by Andy and Peter Holden, work alongside artist Larna Campbell to use words and pictures to tell us what you [...] View event
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Sheffield Carnival 2018 23/06/2018
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norfolk Heritage Park, Sheffield South Yorkshire Sheffield Carnival is coming back to Sheffield! Sheffield Carnival 2018 will be a FREE multi-cultural family event with a costume parade, a main stage showcasing [...] View event
Swap Shop 23/06/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VERB, Kittiwake Trust Multilingual Library, Newcastle Upon Tyne The return of Swap Shop comes in time to celebrate Refugee Week. Bring something needing a new home and swap for something preloved by others. [...] View event
A Strange New Space 23/06/2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield A Strange New Space is an original story using beautiful hand-made puppets, physical theatre and original music to bring one small child’s journey across the [...] View event
Two-day workshop 23/06/2018
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
PlayWorks Nottingham, Nottingham WORKSHOP The workshop involves using clay to explore aspects of the participants’ experience of migration to Nottingham. The two days will involve sharing stories, handling [...] View event
Artist Talk: Nick Ellwood - Between the Lines 23/06/2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
York Art Gallery, York North Yorkshire Artist Nick Elwood talks about his experiences in Calais and his work in the current exhibition ‘The Sea is the Limit’ followed by an opportunity [...] View event
How to Make a Home by Art Lingual 23/06/2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield How to Make a Home is a performative workshop that leads its participants through an interactive exploration of how we create homes for ourselves, what [...] View event
Paddington 2 23/06/2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nottingham Central Library, Nottingham NG1 6HP CHILDREN’S FILM Paddington, the world’s favourite refugee bear from deepest darkest Peru, has settled happily into his new home with the Brown family and become [...] View event
Becoming Scheherazade 23/06/2018
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
DINA Venue, Sheffield Magic and reality collide as one British Arab navigates the voyages of Sindbad and tries to make sense of his own family’s migration to the [...] View event
House of Fame Exhibition Walkthrough in Arabic 23/06/2018
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham GENRE ART/DISCUSSION Join us for a walkthrough of some of the works featured in our House of Fame exhibition, upstairs in the galleries. Come and [...] View event
Ilé La Wà 23/06/2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London, How do you belong to a place that does not see you? Four strangers are about to become collateral damage in the government’s plans to [...] View event
Refugee Week 2018 23/06/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
London Strand, London South Yorkshire this is the week that was set aside to promote the importance of refugees in the world. Zimbabwe Association will host an out door event [...] View event
The Croydon Avengers 23/06/2018
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
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
Migration Matters: Queens of Syria 23/06/2018
3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Showroom Cinema, Sheffield South Yorkshire *TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON!* Dir: Yasmin Fedda / 2014 / Jordan / 70 mins / Documentary Queens Of Syria tells the story of fifty women from [...] View event
Dear Home Office: Still Pending by Phosphoros Theatre 23/06/2018
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield After the sell-out success and Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award nomination for Dear Home Office; Phosphoros Theatre’s second play continues to bring the unseen stories [...] View event
Lucky Ping-Pong Dragon Karaoke 23/06/2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
DINA Venue, Sheffield Should/How we consume our identity? A performance event with 4 east-Asia performance artists and 8 performances responding to; Should we consume our identity? and How [...] View event
Warth Mills Internment Camp Project - Music Behind Barbed Wire 23/06/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester Greater Manchester Join us for a unique classical music performance, part of the HLF-funded Warth Mills Internment Camp Project. Norbert Meyn and his Ensemble Émigré present and [...] View event
Ilé La Wà 23/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London, How do you belong to a place that does not see you? Four strangers are about to become collateral damage in the government’s plans to [...] View event
Play for Progress presents: #AlliesInArt for Refugee Week 23/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Union, London Play for Progress present a night of music from their Allies In Arts project, raising funds and awareness of their continuing support of young refugee [...] View event
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Refugee Week Exhibition 23/06/2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Ashtead Surrey Come and see how refugees and migrants have contributed to Britain: how they have taught us new skills, entertained and inspired us, fought for our [...] View event
A Performance Desperately in Need of an Audience 23/06/2018
7:30 pm - 8:25 pm
Theatre Deli, Sheffield A Performance Desperately in Need of an Audience is a tale as bittersweet as exile itself, set on a war-torn shore where attempts at pursuing [...] View event
Film Screening " Fire at Sea" by Gianfranco Rossi 23/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Royal Manor Theatre, Portland Dorset Join us to watch two films that explore place, identity and migration. "Fire at Sea" is a documentary by Gianfranco Rossi, described by the Guardian [...] View event
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7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
TARA THEATRE, LONDON Watch new plays by some of Britain’s top playwrights and help us mark Refugee Week and raise funds for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). Off [...] View event
Moving Stories - Chester 23/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester Little Theatre, Chester Cheshire CHESTER LITTLE THEATRE presents an intimate performance of short plays, sketches and poetry in response to the global refugee crisis. Part of 'the largest Community [...] View event
Sounds For Syria 23/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Conway Hall, London The London Syrian Ensemble are a collective of some of the Damascus Conservatoire’s finest musicians, now based in the UK, and Conway Hall have donated [...] View event
Nottingham Refugee Week Finale Celebration 23/06/2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham MUSIC / WORKSHOP / ART / FOOD Join us in the Café.Bar (downstairs) for this year’s finale celebration featuring live music, art, snacks and an [...] View event
Panel Discussion: 'Whither Would You Go?' The Global Importance of Imagination and Empathy 23/06/2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London ‘Imagination and empathy: with knowledge and information at our fingertips, does the power of imagination and empathy have a place in our Global Community, and [...] View event
Migration Matters Festival Closing Party 23/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
8:30 pm - 2:00 am
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Eat, Dance and Celebrate as we end the Refugee Week programme with a rhythmic, spirited night of performances and spinning decks. Following a 7.30pm performance [...] View event