Events - 24 Jun 18

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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
The legacy of the Entartete Kunst: Kurt Schwitters in Britain 1938 - 2018 14/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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
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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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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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
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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
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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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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Menu Specials at North 19/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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North, Norwich Norfolk Pop along to North during Refugee Week to sample some Refugee Week inspired specials and learn more about the diverse regions of the world refugees [...] View event
Menu Specials Frank's Bar 19/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Frank’s Bar, Norwich Come along to Frank's Bar during refugee week to sample some Refugee Week inspired menu specials and to learn more about the diverse regions of [...] View event
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Long Journey Home 19/06/2018 - 26/06/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Artcore, Derby Derbyshire As part of Refugee Week we invite you to join us for the launch of Long Journey Home on Tuesday 19th June 10am-4.30pm at Artcore. A group [...] View event
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A Chapter in my life 20/06/2018 - 04/07/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Huguenot Museum, Rochester We have partnered with Kent Refugee Action Network to create a series of prints in response to a chapter in our lives. Through the exploration [...] View event
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The New Babylonians 20/06/2018 - 25/06/2018
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ONCA Gallery Brighton, Brigthon East Sussex In the exhibition The New Babylonian Gil Mualem-Doron presents several socially engaged art projects, some of which were exhibited previously at the Tate Modern, Liverpool [...] View event
A Strange New Space 21/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
12:00 am A completely original one woman show without words, A Strange New Space melds physical theatre with stunning puppetry and original music. We travel on an imagined voyage into space, paralleled with Amira’s real-life journey as a refugee across continents, forming an unforgettable introduction to theatre for audiences of four years and older. View event
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Photography by Ania Ready: CROSSING BORDERS - to Calais and Back 21/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
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Bartholomew Rooms, Witney Oxfordshire A photographic exhibition by Ania Ready Hosted by Refugees Welcome in Eynsham as part of Refugee Week This exhibition is Ania’s personal story of a [...] View event
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Delicate Shuttle 22/06/2018 - 09/09/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne Previewing on the 22nd June at 6pm D6 will present Delicate Shuttle, a newly commissioned artwork by Henna Asikainen for Newcastle City Library. D6 works with both local [...] View event
ANON, an exhibition of photography by Paul Hill and Maria Falconer 23/06/2018 - 28/07/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
the Photo Space, Ludlow Shropshire Photographers Paul Hill and Maria Falconer volunteered to work with refugees in Greece, helping in a very small way with the refugee crisis. Thanks to [...] View event
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Beyond Borders Closing Party 23/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 am
The Old Library, Theatre Deli, London Join us for a party to celebrate the end of Refugee Week Come to a night where the whole community can come together, meet their [...] View event
Migration Matters Festival Closing Party 23/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
8:30 pm - 2:00 am
Theatre Deli Sheffield, Sheffield Eat, Dance and Celebrate as we end the Refugee Week programme with a rhythmic, spirited night of performances and spinning decks. Following a 7.30pm performance [...] View event
Under My Umbrella 24/06/2018
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
V&A Families Programme, London What objects from the V&A museum would you like to share with others? Mark the Refugee Week by making a parasol decorated with Museum objects that [...] View event
CALAIS CHILDREN and AL-SABIL, followed by Q&A 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cinema City, Norwich Norfolk Come see this documentary about what happened to the unaccompanied children in the 'Jungle' following the demolition of the makeshift camp in October 2016. AL-SABIL [...] View event
Chorlton Open Gardens 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chorlton, Manchester, Manchester For your enjoyment on Sunday June 24th, 23 private Chorlton gardens are opening to the public from 11am to 5pm, plus a communal alleyway and [...] View event
Dee Boyle 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unitarian Chapel, York Noth Yorkshire View event
Looping The Loop Moving Stories 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Turner Contemporary, Margate Kent Come and visit us in the Looping The Loop MadVentureVan and get the chance to experience a very intimate (between 1 and 4 audience members [...] View event
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
British Museum, London We return to the British Museum for another collaboration event, this year celebrating Refugee Week 20th birthday. The programme will include artists installations and workshops, performances and film. The [...] View event
Respite day Get Together 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ysgol Trefonnen Church in Wales Community Primary Trefonnen, Llandrindod Wells Powys Trefonnen Primary School, Hay Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees {HBTSR] and Knighton Refugee Support Group  are collaborating to provide a day of fun, food [...] View event
Stephen Joseph Theatre event 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, A collaboration between Stephen Joseph Theatre and Refugee Council Private event – celebrating skills and talents of refugee families on the Resettlement programme. Tickets available [...] View event
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The Day War Came - Meet the Author 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London London Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came and turned your town to rubble. Imagine if you had to make a dangerous journey all alone, [...] View event
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Together 24/06/2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brighton Dome, Brighton East Sussex Sanctuary on Sea’s flagship Refugee Week event: a free day of art, music, theatre and dance workshops and performances, plus stalls, food, table tennis and [...] View event
Crafty Sunday (Portsmouth Festivities) 24/06/2018
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth To celebrate Refugee Week, you are invited to a family-friendly day of craft activities! Join us for a free family event on Sunday 24 June [...] View event
Families Together Festival 24/06/2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Amnesty International, London Come and join us to celebrate the undeniable wonder of family life at this event to mark Refugee Week. There will be fabulous food, live [...] View event
Festival by the Lake 24/06/2018
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashburnham Place, Battle East Sussex Supporting Hastings Supports Refugees & Hastings Community of Sanctuary Hastings Supports Refugees would like to invite you to join us for a day of music, [...] View event
Leeds Refugee Week Football Tournament 24/06/2018
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thomas Danby Campus, Leeds West Yorkshire The annual Refugee Week tournament will be held on Sunday 24th June 2018 at Thomas Danby Sports Centre, Leeds. 12 noon to 6pm Teams must [...] View event
Leeds Refugee Week Football Tournament 2018 24/06/2018
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thomas Danby Community Sports Centre, Leeds A collaboration between Refugee Council, LASSN and Leeds Refugee Forum Register your team through Ali Mahgoub ( Volunteers needed on the day to help with [...] View event
The Great Get Together - Roath Park Rec 24/06/2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roath Rec, Cardiff Join Us At Our Get Together What? A community picnic to celebrate Eid El-Fitr (Bring your own food or bring some to share) Where? Roath [...] View event
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Literature, Art, and Transnational Identities 24/06/2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Migration Museum, Lambeth London Literary Natives curates events to celebrate and discuss writers of colour, literature, and the road to becoming a published author. The third event will take [...] View event
Refugee World Cup 2018 24/06/2018
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Thomas Danby Campus, Leeds City College, Community Sport Centre, Leeds Football tournaments are a great way of bringing together RCOs, local communities and agencies football teams in a fun footballing environment. Sixteen teams to compete [...] View event
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Write To Life 24/06/2018
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The British Museum, London London Freedom From Torture's Write To Life group will be at the British Museum’s Enlightenment Gallery performing new pieces of work. Performances: 12:30pm and 14:30pm View event
Refugee World Cup 24/06/2018
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fulham FC Training Ground, London Fulham FC Foundation are hosting a 6 a-side football tournament as part of the refugee week celebration at our training ground in Motspur Park on 24th [...] View event
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Twelfth Night Storytelling 24/06/2018
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London London Caught in a terrible storm, twins Viola and Sebastian become separated as they are shipwrecked on a far-off shore. Viola quickly decides to disguise herself [...] View event
Changing Trax Open Mic (World Edition) 24/06/2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Backhaus, Coventry A music event where anyone can come and showcase their musical talent. Any type of Music welcome. View event
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Film screening of ''Human Flow'' 24/06/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds Human Flow, an epic film journey from renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. Captured over the course [...] View event
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Refugee Week Community Party 24/06/2018
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
James Street Church, Southampton Hosted by City of Sanctuary Southampton and West Itchen Community Trust, featuring a theatre performance by World Stages Now - The Good Neighbour, plus food, [...] View event
Music Action International present... Crisis Choirs with Seby Ntege @ Gorton Monastery 24/06/2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Monastery, Manchester Music Action International's Crisis Choirs, a refugee choir based at Rainbow Haven in Gorton, will be performing live at a special concert in celebration of Refugee [...] View event
International Cuisine 24/06/2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hull Community Church, Hull DESCRIPTION At this free event, women from various refugee communities will share some of their delicious food with their guests. The food originates from Ethiopia, [...] View event
Skipton Refugee Support Group 24/06/2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Skipton Skipton Refugee Support Group - Interdenominational service: a series of reflective readings (including an excerpt from Gulwali Passerlay’s book “The Lightless Sky”) and songs, with [...] View event
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Nanjing 24/06/2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shakespeare’s Globe, London London Synopsis Nanjing is a monologue about identity, dispossession, and the consequences of war. It’s a story that is simultaneously delicate and epic. Written and performed [...] View event
Celebrating Sanctuary 24/06/2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Queen Square, Bristol As always we’ll be running the cafe at the big celebratory part of the festival, we’ll have an info stall as will the Pride Without [...] View event
The Crossings Band 24/06/2018
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Born out of a community music charity working with asylum seekers and refugees, The Crossings Band is a unique collective of musicians and songwriters. Our [...] View event
8 Days, 8 Borders Refugee Week Film 24/06/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Hall, Radstock Somerset 8 Borders, 8 Days A film by Amanda Bailly 2017, 61 mins A single mother shows us the consequences of closing America’s doors to families [...] View event
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Boxman 24/06/2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Exeter Phoenix, Exeter "Boxman is an utterly riveting monologue...a profound meditation on the meaning of home" ★★★★★  Broadway Baby  Boxman is by Australian playwright Daniel Keene and follows [...] View event
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Lowkey + guests - Refugee Week 20th Anniversary 24/06/2018
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
KOKO, London “Arguably  the  biggest  name  on  the  UK  hip-hop  underground  scene”  The  Guardian “Soundtrack  To  The  Struggle  solidifies  Lowkey’s  position  at  the  forefront  of  UK  hip  [...] View event
Refugee Week Closing Party 24/06/2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich Join the Norwich Integration Partnership (New Routes, Bridge Plus+, English+) for an evening of international food, music and capoeira to celebrate the diverse communities that [...] View event
Whitstable Refugee Week Celebration 24/06/2018
7:00 pm
St Alphege Church, Whitstable Kent View event
Nadine Shah + Rafiki Jazz 24/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Armed with a uniquely rich and soulful voice which, paired with her effortlessly eloquent and arresting lyrics, has earned Nadine Shah an early reputation as [...] View event
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Sofar Sounds Manchester - special refugee week gig 24/06/2018
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hulme, Manchester We’re doing a very special gig for Refugee Week on 24th June! We’re delighted to be working with Manchester Amnesty International and Friends of Help [...] View event