Events - 17 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
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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
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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
   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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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
All Day
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
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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
Refugee Week events in Dublin 17/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Refugee Week events, Dublin World Refugee Week runs from June 18 to 24 and there are a number of events taking place next week which will help explore [...] View event
Voices: Different Pasts, Shared Future - Art Has a Voice 17/06/2018 - 20/06/2018
All Day
Harpur Suite Bedford, Bedford Bedfordshire VOICES features a tapestry with prints of images of objects which people brought from their countries of origin and their oral histories (2017). Touring the [...] View event
Refugee Solidarity prayer walk 17/06/2018
2:00 am - 5:00 am
Ss Thomas Chruch, Emsworth Hampshire This is an afternoon solidarity prayer walk, starting in Ss' Thomas church Emsworth , through churches in the town and across to St Thomas a [...] View event
Fingerprints: Woodcut Printing Workshop 17/06/2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London London Synopsis A hands-on workshop led by Syrian artist Dima Karout where participants are invited to create, carve and print patterns to form a collective artwork. Using memories [...] View event
Hull University and Refugee Football session 17/06/2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Univeristy of Hull Sports Grounds, Hull Refugees, asylum seekers and University of Hull staff get together to play football at the University of Hull football ground. This fun event is free [...] View event
Celebrate Refugee Week 17/06/2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New Walk Museum, Leicester Celebrate the contribution displaced people have made to our society, from film and music to stories and games, with free family activities and crafts. The [...] View event
Refugee Week launch at the V&A 17/06/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
V&A, London We launch this year’s Refugee Week with an event produced in collaboration with the V&A. This is a very special year when we mark the 20th anniversary [...] View event
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Safar: Journey 17/06/2018
1:15 pm - 3:30 pm
V&A Museum, London Safar: Journey Performance in The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre Safar is the result of a dance project led by Hawiyya Dance Company that [...] View event
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Lost and Found 17/06/2018
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
V&A,  Gallery 4 – The Globe, London Four members of Freedom from Torture’s creative writing group ‘Write to Life’ share their moving, surprising and darkly humorous stories in prose and song. A [...] View event
Play for Progress at the V&A: Launching Refugee Week 17/06/2018
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
V&A, London Come enjoy performances and workshops led by Play for Progress to launch Counterpoint Arts’ Refugee Week at the V&A. #RefugeeWeek is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural [...] View event
Finding Soraya / Director Q&A session with Najia Khaan 17/06/2018
3:00 pm
Broadway Cinema, Nottingham FILM An Afghan-born woman goes back to her native land after 20 years in London to find the spirit of the lost, progressive ideas of [...] View event
LET’S EID TOGETHER: NNRF Master Chef 17/06/2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NNRF, The Sycamore Centre, Nottingham FOOD EVENT For one afternoon only, NNRF (Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum) will become a multicultural culinary hub. We’re inviting our staff, volunteers and especially [...] View event
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Sir Thomas More 17/06/2018
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London London The Read Not Dead ground rules are simple. Actors rehearse the play on a Sunday morning and present it, script in hand, to an audience [...] View event
Arts in Action 17/06/2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Writers’ Studio, Nottingham MUSIC/DANCE/EXHIBITION/SPOKEN WORD Arts in Action is headlined by Georgina Wilding, Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate. Take a walking poetry and performing arts tour, representing the journey [...] View event
Through Our Eyes + Q&A with director Samir Mehanovic 17/06/2018
6:00 pm
BFI, London Does humanity ever learn from past tragedy? BAFTA-winning director Samir Mehanovic investigates. BAFTA-winning director Samir Mehanovic asks whether humanity ever learns from past tragedy, and [...] View event
'Even When I Fall' film showing 17/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Mary Magdalene Church, London An intimate, beautiful film that harnesses the visual power of circus to give a unique perspective into the complex world of human trafficking. ‘Even When [...] View event
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Human Cargo with Matthew Crampton & Jeff Warner 17/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
The Place Theatre, Bedford Bedfordshire 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
The Abbey Fundraising Event for Host Abingdon to Celebrate Refugee Week 17/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Abbey Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon Oxfordshire Myths & Visions Solo performance by Késia Decoté of pieces for extended piano techniques and for toy piano, combining dance with music by Henry Cowell, [...] 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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The Travels of Song 17/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Brighton The Travels of Song explores both the itinerancy and universality of music, where a tune composed in one country could end up adopted by another, [...] View event
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Life is waiting, a film screening for Saharwi refugees 17/06/2018
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Garden Cinema, London Life is waiting (Western Sahara, 2015) by Iara Lee Hosted by Sandblast (thanks to the support of Carolina Graterol) Sunday the 17th of June 2018 [...] View event