Events - 17 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
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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
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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
Norwich Refugee Week
Norwich Refugee Week 16/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Norwich Refugee Week, Norwich Norwich Refugee Week, part of a nationwide programme of events, is a local response to a global issue. Between the 16th and 23rd June, schools, cafes, community groups [...] View event
Refugee Food Festival London 16/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
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Various restaurants, LONDON The idea is simple: from June 16 to 21, 5 London restaurants will open their kitchens to 5 refugee chefs, jointly creating innovative menus featuring [...] View event
An exhibition of tapestries by Queens Park and Middle Street Primary Schools and The Network of International Women: Identity, Belonging & Sanctuary 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Jubilee Library, Brighton Inspired by the Illuminate tapestry by the Network of International Women, children in our primary schools have explored ideas around identity, belonging and the principles [...] View event
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Exhibition of Refugee and Asylum Seeker Art 17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
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Derby Refugee Advice Centre, Derby An Exhibition of Art produced during workshops at DRAC. Activities and workshops are a great way for people claiming asylum and starting a new life [...] View event
Launch of Refugee Learning Stories interactive website 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Online, International Refugee Week 2019 sees the launch of Refugee Learning Stories, an interactive open space created by Gabi Witthaus and Gill Ryan to gather stories and resources [...] View event
Refugee Week in York 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Refugee Week in York, York Refugee Week is a UK-wide celebration of the contribution refugees make to the country, which also aims promote a better understanding about why people seek [...] View event
Refugee Week Photographic Exhibition: Mighty Pens: Refugee journalists, writers and poets 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
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Jubilee Library, Brighton The exhibition contains the portraits, short biographies, quotes and personal statements by refugee journalists, writers and poets throughout history, with particular focus on those who [...] View event
Suffolk Refugee Week 17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
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Suffolk Refugee Week, Across Suffolk The theme of Refugee Week 2019 (17-23 June) is ‘You, me & those who came before’, which fits well with us looking back over 20 [...] View event
We all share the same sky 17/06/2019 - 20/06/2019
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Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne A visual exhibition showing the materials that NERS’s service users have created to celebrate Refugee Week. The display  raises awareness about the situation of  asylum [...] View event
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Refugee Week 2019 at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) 17/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Preston Lancashire UCLan, alongside many other organisations including Preston Black History group and Preston City of Sanctuary, are hosting a range of free activities to support Refugee [...] View event
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Prayer Vigil 17/06/2019
7:30 am - 6:30 pm
St Thomas Cathedral, PORTSMOUTH Hants View event
Journeys Festival International Presents 'Stamps To Elsewhere' by Farhad Berahman 17/06/2019 - 28/06/2019
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
LCB Depot, Leicester For Journeys Festival International Leicester 2018, Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman was commissioned to develop a collection of large-scale postage stamps that symbolised a home for [...] View event
You, me and those who came before. Digital Art Exhibition 17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute of Criminology, Cambridge Join us for a Morning tea with a difference. The theme of Refugee Week 2019, ‘You, me and those who came before’, is an invitation [...] View event
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Home from Home 17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artcore, Derby Derbyshire As part of Refugee Week we invite you to join us for a workshop on the theme of refugees and the launch of Home from [...] View event
How To Make A Difference Training 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
SOAS, University of London, London Are you someone who really cares about other people? Do you look around and see problems in your community and across the planet that you long [...] View event
Refugee Week, Leeds Networking Event 17/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
One Community Centre, Leeds, Interactive session delivered by Refugee Community Organisations (RCOs) telling Agencies offering services their feedback and how better is to get involve and make the service [...] View event
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Rhymetime 17/06/2019
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Riverside Libary, Derby The rhyme time at Riverside Library on Monday 17 June is a free half hour session of music and rhymes for babies and toddlers and [...] View event
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Seminar - What is Refugee Week and Why Do We Celebrate it? 17/06/2019
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
IKON Gallery, Birmingham West Midlands We ask the question "What is Refugee Week and Why do we celebrate it?"  This is answered by members of the Birmingham Refugee Week Network [...] View event
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TO6411 migrant boat displayed on Regent's Canal as part of Sink Without Trace exhibition 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Regents Canal, Kings Cross, London T06411 In association with Sink Without Trace Exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea T06411 is a North African migrant boat, named after the official code given [...] View event
Refugee Entrepreneurship & Skills - A MiFriendly Cities ‘Refugee Week’ 2019 Event 17/06/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bosnia Centre Uk, Birmingham West Midlands INVITATION Please join us as we turn the spotlight on some individuals who arrived as refugees and migrants in our region and have overcome adversity [...] View event
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Kindertransport to the Hostile Environment: Britain's Immigration System Then and Now 17/06/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
House of Commons, Committee Room 6, London Kindertransport to the Hostile Environment: Britain's Immigration System Then and Now Parliamentary Meeting to mark Refugee Week 2019 House of Commons, Committee Room 6 Monday [...] View event
Meeting Point Open Gathering 17/06/2019
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
Sing Up for Refugee Week 2019 17/06/2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grey’s Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne & Wear Come and join us for Refugee Week 2019! Each year we form a pop-up group of singers who go out and sing on the streets [...] View event
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A Journey Through St Paul’s: A Refugee Week Celebration 17/06/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, London London UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, invites you to: ‘A Journey Through St Paul’s: A Refugee Week Celebration’. To mark Refugee Week, St Paul’s Cathedral is [...] View event
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Where We Belong 17/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe, London London Where We Belong is a solo performance, written in response to Mohegan theatre-maker Madeline Sayet’s time in the UK studying Shakespeare. Her Indigenous response to Shakespeare [...] View event
Cheltenham Refugee Week Launch Party 17/06/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Sober Parrot, Cheltenham Gloucestershire To launch National Refugee Week 2019 in Cheltenham, we're having a celebratory launch party! Have you been curious about our work for a while? Or [...] View event
Rohingya…between two worlds -Photographic exhibition 17/06/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Middleton Hall, University of Hull, Hull An evening of projected images and stories to mark the start of Refugee Week Includes talks by Humanitarian Photographer Rebecca Robyns and guest speaker Professor [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Dance: Sir Pe Talwar 17/06/2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester In Urdu, Sir Pe Talwar means ‘sword above my head’. It refers to living under constant threat, going day to day as if there were a sword [...] View event
Refugee Tales: Volume III at Migration Matters Festival, Sheffield 17/06/2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
DINA Venue, Sheffield Modelled on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the third volume of Refugee Tales sets out to communicate the experiences of those who, having sought asylum in the [...] View event
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when in roam: multi-arts performance about home and belonging 17/06/2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli What does ‘home’ mean to you?  ‘when in roam’ is a multi-arts exciting work which explores the theme of home and belonging using humour and [...] View event
Auction for Action 2019 17/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Online Auction, Online Auction Auction for Action is an online auction event each night of Refugee Week until Sunday 23 June showcasing local artists, designers, makers and shakers. Each [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Workshop & Performance: Mulembas D’Africa Dance 17/06/2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Come and experience a powerful exploration of African identity and roots through dance, with the opportunity to have a go. Let’s dance! Angelina Abel is [...] View event