Events - 18 Jun 18

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

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    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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Auschwitz...recaptured. Photographic exhibition 18/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
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Ardoyne Library, Belfast Antrim Photographer David J Campbell experiences Auschwitz and Birkenau invoking a strong and powerful reaction which is captured through the camera lens. View event
Book Showcase 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Waterstones, Norwich Come into the store during the week to see a selection of books celebrating refugees and their contribution to literature and culture. View event
Make them visible - Photographic Exhbition 18/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
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Antrim Library, Antrim Town Co Antrim The exhibition feature images from South Sudan by World Press Photo award winner Kieran Doherty, whose family is originally from Belfast. Doherty said: “Behind each photo [...] View event
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MIGRATE Exhibition 18/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Lightbox Gallery, LCB Depot, Leicester For Refugee Week 2018, Journeys Festival International invites you to MIGRATE. MIGRATE is a Unicef NextGen exhibition presenting new photography exploring global migration by eight international [...] View event
Musuem without a home 18/06/2018 - 30/06/2018
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Brownlow Library, Craigavon Armagh This award winning exhibition is designed to promote solidarity with refugees and other migrants, Museum without a Home is an ‘Exhibition of Hospitality’ which showcases [...] View event
New Routes Art Club Exhibition 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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North, Norwich Pop into North all week to see some of the artwork produced by participants at New Routes' weekly art club. View event
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Refugee Week @ Elangeni 18/06/2018 - 22/06/2018
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Elangeni School, Amersham Buckinghamshire View event
Refugee Week Berlin 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
12:00 am
Berlin – various, Berlin Refugee Week Berlin runs in parallel to and shares much in common with Refugee Week UK. The goals are to facilitate connections, to share their experiences with [...] View event
Refugee Week in Blackburn with Darwen 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Refugee Week Blackburn with Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen Lots of events across Refugee Week! Full programme:   View event
Refugee Week in Northern Ireland 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Refugee Week in Northern Ireland, Belfast Events listed below for Refugee Week 2018 in Northern Ireland View event
Refugee Week in Wales 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Refugee Week Wales, Cardiff In response to the Refugee Week UK theme of celebrating 20 years of Refugee Week, the Welsh Refugee Council’s art programme – Gwneud Noddfa – [...] View event
Refugee Week Sunderland 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Sunderland Refugee Week, Sunderland A series of events across Refugee Week. No Categories View event
Sing Up for Refugees! 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Grey’s Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne & Wear Each year an impromptu singing group meets up in Newcastle upon Tyne city centre for Refugee Week, and sings to raise awareness about refugees. We [...] View event
Stockton Refugee Week 18/06/2018 - 23/06/2018
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Stockton Refugee Week, Stockton Free events in Stockton to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week! View event
Tented Dreams 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
International Food at the Mitre 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Mitre, Norwich Internationally flavoured food will be served at The Mitre throughout the week, all inspired by local sanctuary seekers. View event
FREE Drama Workshop for Schools with Phosphoros Theatre 18/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Theatre Royal, Theatre Square Nottingham WORKSHOP This workshop is aimed at young people with little knowledge of or friendships with refugee communities. It will explore experiences of forced migration and [...] View event
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International Cakes at Sanctuary Coffee Stop 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sanctuary Coffee Stop, Norwich Saint Thomas Trust and English+ will be at the Sanctuary Coffee Stop serving international cakes during Refugee Week so come along and try something new! View event
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Menu Specials at Kinda Cafe 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kinda Cafe, Norwichch Kinda Cafe will be serving menu specials all week, so pop in to sample food from around the world and learn more about the diverse [...] View event
Menu Specials at Ravenscroft Cafe 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ravenscroft Cafe, Norwich Ravenscroft Café will be serving menu specials throughout Refugee Week that are inspired by Refugee Week! Come along to sample great food and learn more [...] View event
Networking Event 18/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leeds Refugee Forum, Leeds Guest speaker, council priority working with Refugees and migrants groups. Looking at gaps in provision, sharing experiences and networking. View event
Pop-up-pop-out at the Amnesty Shop 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Amnesty Bookshop, York Organised by York Amnesty Group. Pop out from King's Square along Goodramgate to Monkbar looking out for the yellow Amnesty posters popping up in shop [...] View event
Refugee Week Bike Ride 18/06/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
British Red Cross, Portsmouth Hampshire This year we have partnered with Cycle UK for a bike ride across the city, to raise awarness about asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants. [...] View event
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Community Theatre Performance 18/06/2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Northam Community Centre,, Southampton Theatre performance by World Stages Now of The Good Neighbour.   View event
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Menu Specials at Ancestor's Coffee 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ancestor’s Coffee, Norwich Ancestor's Coffee will be featuring a special menu all week with a focus on Ethiopian origin. Come and enjoy 2-3 dishes paired with coffee from [...] View event
Studying at a UK university - drop in session for refugees and asylum seeke... 18/06/2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Belvoir Park Lounge, Charles Wilson 2nd floor, University of Leicester, Leicester Open to refugees and asylum seekers looking for further information/advice about pursuing Higher Education. There will be information stands with staff from a range of [...] View event
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'Stories of Home' - Afrikult.'s literary and creative writing workshop at SOAS 18/06/2018
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
SOAS, University of London, London Stories of Home is a literary programme offered to displaced people living in London with an opportunity to workshop African literature and write their own creative [...] View event
Lunch with Syrian Families in Bridlington 18/06/2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Christ Church Bridlington, Bridlington East Yorkshire Christ Church in Bridlington together with Refugee Council is organising a cooking event on 18th June 2018. Come along to taste some traditional Syrian food, [...] View event
FREE Drama Workshop for Professionals with Phosphoros Theatre 18/06/2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nelson’s Studio, Theatre Royal and Concert Hall, Nottingham WORKSHOP An opportunity to immerse yourself in the role of a newly-arrived child seeking refuge. A workshop to challenge your thinking and understand the importance [...] View event
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One World Cup 18/06/2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Oakwell, Barnsley On Monday 18th June, sides from around South Yorkshire will be meeting at Oakwell to compete in the One World Cup from 1:30-3:30pm. The aim of [...] View event
Refutea 18/06/2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Millennium Library, First Floor, Norwich Norfolk Come along and buy a tea/coffee and a cake from around the world! All proceeds from this bake sale will be given to the Refugee [...] View event
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Those Who Jump 18/06/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Depot cinema, Lewes East Sussex Those Who Jump Mount Gurugu overlooks the Spanish enclave of Melilla on northern Africa's Mediterranean coast. The European Union and Africa are separated here by [...] View event
Meeting Point open gathering 18/06/2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Armley Christ Church, Leeds Meeting Point will host a party to celebrate refugees in Leeds, with entertainment programmes for families and children. All agencies, refugees and asylum seekers are [...] View event
Music Building Bridges 18/06/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Falls Road Library, Belfast An afternoon of live music discovering the transformative power of the arts with Dr Janello a creative arts therapist, and Ami Yares the executive director [...] View event
Notts County Football in the Community (FITC) session at Nottingham College 18/06/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nottingham College, Nottingham SPORT FITC, in partnership with Nottingham College, runs free weekly football training sessions for student refugees and asylum seekers. Join in to keep fit, make [...] View event
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Eid Celebration - Refugee Week 2018 18/06/2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FarGo Village, Coventry Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre and its friends in Coventry, will be kicking off the city’s Refugee Week celebrations with an Eid Celebration at Fargo [...] View event
Launch - Bradford Refugee Week 2018 18/06/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford West Yorkshire This event launches Bradford's week long celebrations.  There will be music, drama and poetry from children and young people - and from those who are [...] View event
The Big Share 18/06/2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Park Avenue Education Centre, Hul The Big Share: bring donations and enjoy world food. View event
Nottingham Refugee Week Launch 18/06/2018
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Council House Ballroom, Nottingham FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT Join us for music, dancing, drumming, craft and food to officially launch refugee week celebrations in Nottingham. Come along to find out [...] View event
Fee Café Befriending 18/06/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee Café, Derby Befriending Event, Coffee, Cakes, gathering Booking: Max 30 people – book by text/email View event
Réunion d'Information Singa Lille 18/06/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tastes of Home 18/06/2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Soul, Wallasey Come to our book launch: Tastes of Home Share their food, share their stories Stand together with refugees View event
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Lingering Ghosts Opening 18/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London Join us for the opening night of the Lingering Ghosts exhibition at St Martin-in-the-Fields to mark the start of Refugee week. Enjoy drinks and nibbles on Monday 18th June, 6:30pm [...] View event
Welcome to the Prison Island (Lesbos): immobilisation, solidarity, resistance 18/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Open University in London, London In the aftermath of the so-called "refugee crisis" and the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement, refugees have indefinitely been trapped on Lesbos Island. Lesbos has [...] View event
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How Refugee Composers Changed the Music of Hollywood 18/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Level 4 Foyer, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham SPEAKER/TALK The Classical Music Roadmap with Jonathan James Join music presenter, Jonathan James to discover how brilliant migrant composers like Erich Korngold, Max Steiner and [...] View event
Play for Progress presents: Music & Poetry from Ruth Padel and Anna MacDonald 18/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poplar Union, London An evening of poetry and music surrounding the human journey of migration with award winning poet and writer Ruth Padel and musician Anna MacDonald. The evening will examine why [...] View event
Screening of "Climate Refugees" 18/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dalston CLR James Library, London Climate Refugees (2010, Michael Nash and Justin Hogan, USA, 86 minutes) explores in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilising effect [...] View event
SINGA Blabla Language Café 18/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Rivington Mix, London Welcome to SINGA Blabla, where everyone is welcome whatever your background or English level! SINGA’s language cafés bring people together to meet others from the [...] View event
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'United' Choral Concert in support of Croeso Penarth and Sharedydd 18/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tabernacle Baptist Church, Penarth S Glamorgan Marrying works by American and British composers in a confetti of musical styles from sacred, folk, jazz, spirituals and pop. In support of Refugee Week, [...] View event
I am Mehdi Ahmadi 18/06/2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bourne Street Elim Church, Hull I am Mehdi Ahmadi tells the moving story of a refugee’s jouney to find sanctuary in Hull. View event
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Human Flow 18/06/2018
7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Cinema City, Norwich Norfolk Fleeing climate change-driven starvation, wars and political repression are upwards of 65 million human beings worldwide. The disruption, despair and fear this inculcates in its [...] View event
Auction for Action 18/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online Auction, Online Auction Auction for Action Auction for Action is an online Instagram auction event taking place during Refugee Week (18th-24th June) led by Kings Heath Action for [...] View event
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Those Who Jump 18/06/2018
8:00 pm
Depot cinema, Lewes East Sussex Those Who Jump Mount Gurugu overlooks the Spanish enclave of Melilla on northern Africa's Mediterranean coast. The European Union and Africa are separated here by [...] View event