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A unique new online time-line & ‘living archive’
June 1st, 2013
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We have created a unique new online time-line and ‘living archive’ to document the important contributions of refugees to our history & heritage and we are looking for contributors ~ This year we conducted a Refugee Week 2013 opinion poll to see what people thought about refugees in our history. We saw that 94% of […]

Celebrating Sanctuary London
May 16th, 2013
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Celebrating Sanctuary London to kick off Refugee Week UK on Sunday 15 June with a free festival on the South Bank Plus: Palestinian cinema at the BFI (16, 19 and 22 June) New Voices at the V&A Museum of Childhood (21 June) Celebrating Sanctuary London on the South Bank Sunday, 15 June 2014, 2 – […]

Refugee Week 2013
April 5th, 2013
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Did you know that one of the designers working on Hampton Court was a Huguenot refugee? … We hope to share the interesting, often surprising facts about how refugees have contributed to the UK. Refugee Week aims to encourage a better understanding of Britain’s proud history of giving sanctuary to people escaping persecution, and to […]

Our Evaluation of Refugee Week 2012
July 18th, 2012
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The Refugee Week UK Team have been busy bringing together all of your Refugee Week 2012 activity so that we can share your achievements. Read more here! An incredible range of organisations and communities who came together to mark the occasion and promote big and small refugee contributions to this country, from 17th June to […]

Unsung Heroes of London 2012
March 3rd, 2012

The focus of Refugee Week this year was on highlighting the Unsung Heroes of the Olympics – refugees working behind the scenes to make it happen, and who make everyday contributions in their communities around the UK. Below are the stories from Cynthia, Kolbassia, Téa and Luka- who were the four we chose to feature […]