ADVANCE TICKETS: https://www.gosforthcivictheatre.co.uk/refugee-week-with-crossings-band
Workshop space, 5:30pm – 7pm
A world food buffet with a menu devised and prepared by volunteers, many asylum seekers and refugees.
Profound Connections Entertainment presents The Will To Life
Main hall, 7:30pm
Profound Connections Entertainment is a film & media Production Company based in The North East of England. Managing Director, Abdulrahman Abu-Zayd has been working with a company of asylum seekers and refugees from Sudan to create a new piece of theatre based on the poem, The Will To Life by celebrated Tunisian poet, Abu al-Qasem al-Shabbi.
The play is performed in Arabic and will be accompanied by an interpretation leaflet in English.
Find out more: http://www.profoundconnectionsentertainment.com/
The Crossings Band
Main hall, 8:30pm-10:30pm
A special headline concert by The Crossings Band showcasing its range of songwriting, arrangements and soloists with a set of 20 songs, one for each year of Refugee Week celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary. The Crossings Band will be joined by guest musicians from a reggae and hip-hop collective, Collective Identity as the performance segues from live band backing to DJs.
|Time||4:00 pm - 11:00 pm|
|Venue||Gosforth Civic Theatre|
Regent Farm Rd
Newcastle upon Tyne
|Price||£5 (Free for Refugee and Asylum Seekers|