Events - 16 Jun 18

The Events Calendar lets you find Refugee Week events taking place near you.

  • Refugee Week launch at V&A

    Live music, artworks and performances in galleries across the Museum. Refugee Week partners are bringing their own work and creative workshops, and inviting audiences into conversations and activities based on Simple Acts.

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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
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Tapestry - Refugee Photography Exhibition 24/05/2018 - 24/06/2018
All Day
La Tour Cycle Cafe, Ipswich Suffolk A refugee photography project and exhibition with award-winning photographer Gillian Allard for the PhotoEast Festival 2018, exploring the theme of 'belonging' with a group of [...] 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
Refugee Week in Australia 07/06/2018 - 06/07/2018
All Day
Refugee Week in Australia, Sydney Events calendar: Events calendar: About Taken from Refugee Week is Australia’s peak annual activity to raise awareness about the issues affecting refugees and celebrate [...] View event
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Postcards for Peace 12/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anteros Arts Foundation Gallery, Norwich Anteros Arts Foundation Gallery will be hosting an exhibition of weaving, glass, mosaics, ceramics and photography by New Routes, Norwich International Youth Project and Makers [...] View event
Postcards for Peace exhibition 12/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anteros Gallery, Norwich Norfolk Exhibition of weaving, glass, mosaics, ceramics and photography by refugees and asylum seekers living in Norfwich from workshops at New Routes and Norwich International Youth [...] View event
The legacy of the Entartete Kunst: Kurt Schwitters in Britain 1938 - 2018 14/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Merz Barn, Ambleside Cumbria View event
English 14/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dance House, Cardiff National Theatre Wales’ and Quarantine’s extraordinary new show invites its audience into a conversation about language with performer Jonny Cotsen – a performance built out [...] 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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Idol 15/06/2018 - 21/06/2018
All Day
Depot cinema, Lewes East Sussex Gaza. Synonymous to so many with conflict, destruction and despair but to Mohammed Assaf, and his sister Nour, Gaza is their home and their playground. [...] View event
Refugee Festival Scotland 15/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
All Day
Across Scotland, Glasgow Refugee Festival Scotland celebrates the contribution refugees make to life in Scotland – the food and drink, music and poetry, dance, visual art and ideas [...] View event
The Croydon Avengers 15/06/2018 - 16/06/2018
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate The Croydon Avengers Written by Oladipo Agboluaje Regina Rump is on the rampage! A trio of masked vigilantes send Croydon’'s crime rate plummeting. They’'ve run [...] View event
   Refugee Week 2018 events in Brighton by Euro-Mernet 16/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
12:00 am
Euro-Mernet, Brighton Euro-Mediterranean Resources Network (Euro-Mernet) is a not-for-profit, independent, non-aligned and non-partisan regional organisation. We specialise in news and information gathering, strategic research, publishing, broadcasting and [...] View event
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101 Beads: Kurdistan In War Book Launch 16/06/2018
12:00 am
City Arts Window, Nottingham BOOK LAUNCH/LITERATURE/TALK Join photographer Gaylan Nazad for the UK launch of 101 Beads: Kurdistan In War, a photographic representation of liminality and violence. Images from [...] 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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Derby Refugee Week - see brochure for details of 20 events this week 16/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Upbeat Communities, Derby 20 events in Derby - for full programme see brochure here View event
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Refugee Week in Cambridge 16/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Cambridge Refugee Week, Cambridge A series of events across the city - full brochure below. Saturday 16th June 2:00 pm Flamsteed Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3QU Rustat Neighbourhood Association and [...] View event
Refugee Week in Granada (Spain) 16/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
All Day
La Bolina, Grenada No Categories View event
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Refugee Week in Plymouth 16/06/2018 - 22/06/2018
12:00 am
Plymouth Refugee Week, Plymouth Come and join us for a wonderful week of events celebrating the contribution of refugees to our society. A welcome is offered to everyone to [...] View event
Walk in My Shoes 16/06/2018
8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Louth Methodist Church, Louth Lincolnshire Can you imagine what it would be like to have to walk for days in just your shoes? Louth Churches for Refugees invite you to [...] View event
Lockleaze Community Celebration and Football Tournament 16/06/2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lockleaze Sports Centre, Bristol Avon On Saturday 16th June there is a Community Celebration happening at the new Lockleaze Sports Centre – including a football tournament, workshops, performances and activities for all [...] View event
'When The Nest Falls' - Wokshop by Esna Su at Sarabande Foundation 16/06/2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London County (optional) Su grew up close to the Syrian border in Turkey. Her practice has been greatly informed by these origins and also by techniques handed down [...] View event
British Red Cross Refugee Week Celebration 16/06/2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leicester, Leicester Leicestershire Every year during Refugee Week, the British Red Cross organises an event in Leicester for people to learn more about the work we do helping [...] View event
Seeking Refuge 16/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, London For centuries families have crossed land and sea in search of safety and security. Join the National Maritime Museum and explore the experiences of migrants [...] View event
Stories and Celebration 16/06/2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thimblemill Library, Bearwood Join us to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week at our very own Library of Sanctuary, with Stories and Celebration. We’ll be celebrating refugee [...] View event
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Refugee Week in Southwark - People versus Borders 16/06/2018
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
All Saints Church, London Southwark Refugee Response will be holding a half-day event with food, music, films and discussion. The event will be facilitated by Guardian columnist and broadcaster [...] View event
Coffee afternoon 16/06/2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Romsey Library, Romsey Hampshire A get together with coffee and cake to chat and raise awareness of refugees past and present. View event
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Southampton Action donation event 16/06/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Third Age Centre, Southampton Donate items for refugees and asylum seekers. Check out for the donation list. View event
International Families Club Puppet Show - The Bird Family 16/06/2018
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Library at the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library, Norwich Norfolk Bring your little ones to see The Bird Family, a puppet show by the New Routes International Families Club. Followed by a puppet making workshop. [...] View event
One World Cultural Celebration 16/06/2018
2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
All Saints’ Church, Nottingham COMMUNITY EVENT An afternoon of music, dance, fashion and food from around the world, drawing on the gifts and skills of the asylum seekers and [...] View event
Boy 87 with author Ele Fountain 16/06/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sillitoe Room, Waterstones, Notingham LITERATURE Author and editor, Ele Fountain saw first-hand the heart-breaking effects of the refugee crisis whilst living in Ethiopia with her young family. She joins [...] View event
World Jam: Home 16/06/2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Writers’ Studio, Nottingham MUSIC/SPOKEN WORD/CREATIVE WRITING World Jam is an inter-cultural and multilingual group of writers, poets and performers bringing different nationalities and cultures together. This event will [...] View event
Hosting – What is it? + Immigration Detention – An indefinite Sentence 16/06/2018
7:00 pm
Sherwood Methodist Church Hall, Nottingham A SOCIAL/INFORMATION EVENT WITH FOOD. Morton Hall Detainee Visitor Group (MHDVG) and HOST Nottingham come together to talk about their different areas of work with [...] View event
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Human Cargo with Matthew Crampton & Jeff Warner 16/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Florence Nightingale Hall, Holloway, Matlock An epic night of story and song, with storyteller Matthew Crampton and American folk musician Jeff Warner, Human Cargo gives voice to past exiles – [...] View event
Music Action International present... Gone (Full Show) @ HOME Manchester 16/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester A remarkable tale of truth and hope in a fantastical world, told with beautiful handmade puppetry, physical theatre and poetry, Gone is inspired by the writing, experiences [...] View event
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Music of the Dispossessed 16/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Brighton The Crossing Borders Festival seeks to celebrate refugees by performing some of the great works of music written by famous composers who, at some point [...] View event
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The Jungle 16/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Playhouse Theatre, London Following universal critical acclaim, and direct from a sold-out run at the Young Vic, the National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s The Jungle, directed by Stephen [...] View event
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The Jungle 16/06/2018 - 03/11/2018
7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Playhouse Theatre, London Following universal critical acclaim, and direct from a sold-out run at the Young Vic, the National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson’s The Jungle, directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, transfers [...] View event