Events - 15 Jun 19

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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Prints for Refugees pop-up exhibition at Boxpark Croydon 01/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
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Boxpark Croydon, London The walls of the Boxpark Croydon are ours the whole month of June. Come along and check out our new arrivals and some of our iconic [...] View event
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Artists Exhibition on the theme 'You ,Me and those who came before' 04/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
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Participate Gallery, shrewsbury shropshire Artists from ant background are invited to submit a piece of work along this years Refugee Week theme. There will be a private viewing ( [...] View event
Counterpoints Arts for Refugee Week 08/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Counterpoints Arts, London Counterpoints Arts will be presenting a series of new commissions & productions for Refugee Week 2019 Full programme: You, Me and Those Who Came Before' [...] View event
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Norwich Refugee Week 10/06/2019 - 24/06/2019
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New Routes, Norwich Norfolk NORWICH REFUGEE WEEK 2019 PROGRAMME Puppet show and puppet making workshop Saturday 15th June, 2:30 - 4pm Children's Library, the Forum, NR2 1TF FREE. Donations [...] View event
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Celebrating Refugees in Leeds: 1918-2018 11/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
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3rd Floor, Leeds Central Library, Leeds The exhibition will take place in the foyer of the local and family history department of Leeds Central Library. Our exhibition is focused around celebrating [...] View event
Bristol Refugee Festival 2019 11/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
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Bristol, Bristol NA Bristol  Refugee Festival is an annual programme of events aimed at clebrating and valuing contributions from all members of our community.  This year our theme [...] View event
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Syrie: Prints by Haseebah Ali 11/06/2019 - 20/07/2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The GAP, Birmingham An exhibition by Haseebah Ali responding to images of displacement and loss that filled the headlines at the height of the Syrian Refugee Crisis. View event
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Kaleidoscope – Immigration in Modern Britain 12/06/2019 - 08/09/2019
12:00 am
Somerset House, London A new photography exhibition exploring identity and immigration in modern Britain. Featuring stills and moving image, Kaleidoscope showcases the works of ten photographers born or [...] View event
You, me and those who came before 13/06/2019 - 28/06/2019
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Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary presents, ‘You, Me and Those who Came Before’ as part of Refugee Week 2019. This multi-art disciplinary exhibition documents the reality [...] View event
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Sink Without Trace: An Exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea 13/06/2019 - 13/07/2019
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
P21 Gallery, london Sink Without Trace presents work by eighteen artists on the subject of migrant deaths at sea. The exhibition includes artists from Denmark, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Iraqi Kurdistan, Israel, Italy, Slovakia, South [...] View event
Migration Matters
Migration Matters 14/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
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Migration Matters, Sheffield Migration Matters Festival is the largest Refugee week Festival in the UK. It is pay what you feel theatre and arts festival that celebrates the [...] View event
Refugee Week Exhibition - Culture Connect 14/06/2019 - 19/07/2019
12:00 am
Library of Birmingham – Mezzanine Gallery, Birmingham West Midlands Culture Connects - An artwork showing the lives of Syrian Refugees in Birmingham. The artwork was created by Syrian Refugees together with lead Artist and [...] View event
Giant Dolls’ House Project – Stand As One 14/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 5:45 pm
V&A Museum of Childhood, London Architect Catja de Haas, founder of the Giant Dolls’ House Project, has teamed up with Oxfam on this exciting collaborative arts project as part of [...] View event
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Bradford Refugee Week 15/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Bradford Refugee Week, Bradford Click here to view the Bradford Refugee Week 2019 programme. Keep up to date with all events on the Bradford Refugee Week calendar here. Refugee Week is a [...] View event
Christian Aid "Uprooted" Exhibition 15/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
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Derby Cathedral, Derby Derbyshire A moving photographic exhibition featuring stories of displaced people in Nigeria, Kenya and Iraq. On display in Derby Cathedral from 15 - 30 June, with [...] View event
Derby Refugee Week 15/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Derby Refugee Week, Derby This year’s celebrations in Derby are being coordinated by Derby City Of Sanctuary, a network of organisations uniting to make our city a welcoming place [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Manchester 15/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
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Home, Manchester Community Arts Northwest (CAN) presents Horizons Festival: a programme of events in partnership with HOME Manchester as part of Refugee Week 2019. A packed week [...] View event
Nottingham Refugee Week 15/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
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Nottingham Refugee Week, Nottingham As part of International Refugee Week 2019, we welcome you to join us in the Council House Ballroom, Market Square (in between the lions) on Saturday [...] View event
Nottingham Refugee Week 2019 15/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
All Day A festival of music, theatre, dance, film, literature, art and food celebrating the contribution of refugees to our city. Check our website for the full [...] View event
Refugee Week Stall and Performance at the furthest from the sea festival 15/06/2019
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Furthest from the sea, Derby Derbyshire An event attached to this years Furthest -From - The -Sea - Festival as in previous years. Furthest from the Sea have also offered thier [...] View event
Walk / Jog / Run with Refugees 15/06/2019
8:45 am - 10:00 am
Markeaton Park, Derby Meet at Markeaton Park at 8:45am and join 100s of walkers and joggers for a 5 km stroll or run around this lovely park. If [...] View event
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Plymouth Hope Festival, Plymouth Devon Plymouth Hope Festival and Family Fun Day to celebrate communities ,cultures and diversity! The biggest Multicultural event in Plymouth.  Our activities include, Family Fun Day, [...] View event
Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Chelsea Partridges Mkt 15/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Duke of York Square, London Come to try the best artisan organic bread and get to meet the Breadwinners, fantastic people doing their first work experience in UK! Where does [...] View event
Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Primrose Hill Market 15/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Primrose Hill Market, London Come to try the best artisan organic bread and get to meet the Breadwinners, fantastic people doing their first work experience in UK! Where does [...] View event
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Coventry Welcomes Festival 15/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Broadgate, Coventry, Coventry Coventry Welcomes Festival is a week-long festival celebrated within the framework of the national Refugee Week (link to, on or around the 20th of June [...] View event
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Shrewsbury Amnesty International letter writing group stand 15/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shrewsbury Unitarian Church, shrewsbury shropshire Shrewsbury's Amnesty International group are running an awareness stall on the porch of the Unitarian church from 10-12 on sat 15th View event
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British Red Cross Refugee Week celebration 15/06/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jubilee Square, Leicester Join us for our free family event to celebrate refugees who have made Leicester their home throughout the generations. Every year during Refugee Week, the [...] View event
Football and Family Fun 15/06/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jubilee Square, Leicester With British Red Cross, sponsored by DMU Local. British Red Cross invite friends and families across Leicester to celebrate with them in a fun and [...] View event
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Trinity Centre Open Morning / Bore Agored Canolfan y Drindod 15/06/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trinity Centre, Cardiff Saturday 15th of June / Dydd Sadwrn 15fed o Fehefin 11am-1pm Our door is open to the whole community – come and learn about what [...] View event
Islington & Hackney Amnesty "Refugees Welcome" Summer Fair 15/06/2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Islington Green, London Islington and Hackney Amnesty Group is celebrating the contribution made by refugees to our community with their annual eclectic summer fair that mixes international music [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Horizons Short Films 15/06/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Short films created by refugee, asylum seeker and migrant film makers from Manchester and the world, curated by Lost Lands Film Festival. View event
Horizons Festival - Sanctuary Souk 15/06/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester A warm welcome to Horizons Festival awaits you, led by Manchester’s incredibly vibrant and diverse refugee communities. Join us as our Global Marketplace takes over [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Workshop: Cultural Dance with Magdalen Bartlett 15/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Magdalen Bartlett, choreographer and dancer, returns again this year, to deliver a fun hour of energetic African and Caribbean dance workshop. All ages and abilities [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Workshop: Storytelling with Emmanuel Bajiiji 15/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Come and find your inner-storyteller in this interactive and engaging drama and storytelling workshop, suitable for the whole family. Children should be accompanied by a [...] View event
Durham for Refugees Festival 15/06/2019
1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Chad’s College,, Durham Durham for Refugees Festival is back! Set to be a day filled with live music, drama and poetry from an eclectic mix of artists, this [...] View event
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Migration and the decision to Leave the European Union 15/06/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cambridge Central Library, Cambridge As part of Refugee Week 2019, The Heretic Club will debate the political and moral issues about people forced to leave their country in order [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Circus Skills and Dance with Masresha Wondmu 15/06/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester An energising movement workshop inspired by Ethiopian dance and circus skills. Come and try out your moves, learn some circus skills and build confidence with [...] View event
Nifeco Costa & Babock Djazz 15/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library of Birmingham Amphitheatre, Birmingham Kicking off Refugee Week 2019 with our first Live Music Event at the LoB Amphitheatre situated in newly refurbished Centenary Square.  We have the amazing [...] View event
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Horizons Festival - Workshop: Sub-Saharan African Singing and Percussion 15/06/2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Have fun and be creative in this singing and percussion workshop led by Amani Creatives. A chance to learn Bantu songs and basic harmonies, and [...] View event
MANCHESTER, 24 July 2017 - Megan Nankabirwa ( blue hair tips) and her partner Lydia Nabukenya in Manchester's gay village. The pair fled Uganda,  where homosexuality is outlawed, after they were discovered to be in a relationship.
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This Is Who I Am 15/06/2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
pin St Chad’s College,, Durham Durham ‘Then they separated us. We tried to say no, we applied for asylum as a couple. They say we don’t have any civil evidence that [...] View event
Horizons Festival - The Free Association Discussion Group: A Free Space for Thinking, Feeling and Reflection 15/06/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester An open discussion that everyone is welcome into. This discussion will be titled ‘Home and Away’ and will ask, why do we feel at home [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Theatre: Incredible Week for the Banks 15/06/2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester A story of two families, one African, one English, who become neighbours at the beginning of the week. An exploration of culture clash, misunderstanding, awkwardness [...] View event
Refugee Action, one of the 60 organisations supporting the 2016 Refugees Welcome Here march, calling on the government to do more to welcome refugees here in the UK. The march was organised by Solidarity with Refugees and held on the 17th of September 2016, Westminster, Central London, UK.
Horizons Festival - Lift the Ban Creative Workshop 15/06/2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Hear directly from asylum seekers and refugees about the impact of Britain’s policy of banning asylum seekers from working; a policy which leaves sanctuary seekers [...] View event
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Horizons Festival - Manchester International Roots Orchestra & Amani Choir Double Bill 15/06/2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester We are proud to welcome into Theatre 2 a music concert that brings together musicians from all over the world and communities from all over Greater Manchester. [...] View event
Lift the Ban Evening of Music and Poetry 15/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Greek Orhodox Hall, St Leonards-on-Sea East Sussex View event
Beyond Borders: Deli Scratches 15/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Library, London, England England Get a sneak peek at the next hottest theatre shows before they hit the Fringe, Off-West-End and Festival circuits. So what exactly is a 'Scratch [...] View event
Horizons Festival - DJ Mayeva 15/06/2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Closing the first day of Horizons Festival is Manchester–based DJ Mayeva. From laid back chilled beats from India and Morocco, through to the latest Samba [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Book Signing & Talk: The Story Of A Place 15/06/2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester This book contains fifty informative and documentary texts about fifty locations in Syria; cities, villages, towns, suburbs and neighborhoods that revolted in the year 2011. [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Theatre: Welcome to the UK 15/06/2019
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Roll up! Roll up! Come in and take a seat! Hold on tight, and please mind the gap between the continent and the island. Expect [...] View event