Events - 19 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
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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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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
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
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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
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
Shades of Red lll 18/06/2019 - 06/07/2019
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Willesden Gallery, Willesden Green London Featuring a mixed media installation surrounded by two-dimensional drawings and paintings. Pamela Leung’s Shades of Red Ill, 2019, sees the artist’s exploration into identity and [...] View event
Refugee Week Party 19/06/2019
12:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Green Back Yard, Peterborough Cambs Friends, food, music and more! View event
The Road to Belonging 19/06/2019 - 01/07/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Refugee and Asylum Seeker Nottingham University Open Day 19/06/2019
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
University of Nottingham, Nottingham Nottinghamshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Nottingham University Open Day Learn about applying to different Universities for both Undergraduate and Masters courses - Learn about student finance [...] View event
"TO & FRO" by MAFWA 19/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Leeds City Museum, Leeds Sanctuary Seekers' journey through Leeds in film, photography, spoken word and Collage. This is an open even from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. Launch and [...] View event
Library of Sanctuary Launch Event 19/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jubilee Library, Brighton Help us celebrate our Library of Sanctuary launch with food, performance, and discussion with Brighton & Hove Library Service and the Network of International Women. [...] View event
Library of Sanctuary Launch Event 19/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jubilee Library, Brighton Help us celebrate our Library of Sanctuary launch with food, performance, and discussion with Brighton & Hove Library Service and the Network of International Women. [...] View event
Red Cross Welcome Day 19/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plymouth, Plymouth Devon Red Cross Welcome Day is an annual event organised by the local Red Cross services based in Plymouth covering Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset. Services, [...] View event
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Sail Birmingham 19/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Edgbaston Reservoir, Birmingham Come and try a new activity at Edgbaston Reservoir. Midland Sailing Club celebrates its 125th anniversary this year and is offering free dinghy sailing taster [...] View event
ACH Annual Bike Ride 19/06/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Easton Business Centre, Easton, Bristol Join us for our annual bike ride as part of Bristol Refugee Festival and Refugee Week on the 19th June 2019. Everyone welcome - just [...] View event
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The Voice of a Child 19/06/2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pierhead Building, Cardiff Cardiff The United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC) is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in the world and as a [...] View event
'Calais Light' with Mary Stretch 19/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Three years ago ARU Alumna Mary Stretch, a former BBC journalist and French teacher, founded Calais Light. After a weekend volunteering in Calais at the [...] View event
Community Ambassadors' Tours of the Wallace Collection 19/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Wallace Collection, London Join the Wallace Collection's Community Ambassadors, refugees and asylum-seekers who are trained volunteer tour guides, for unique tours of selected highlights from the museum collection. [...] View event
Sanctuary Films 19/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Council Chamber, Birmingham Join us for a showing short films made by the following organisations, Asylum Matters with St. Chad’s Sanctuary, Hope Projects and BIRCH hosting. These films [...] View event
The Reading Project 19/06/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Riverside Centre, Derby Derbyshire The Reading Project aims to help any adult with low literacy levels to improve their English reading, writing and conversation skills in a supportive and [...] View event
How To Be Lucky 19/06/2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ebor Garden Community Centre, Leeds West Yorkshire How to be Lucky is a theatre performance with an integrated workshop that seeks to examine aspects of the modern refugee experience of settling in the [...] View event
Refugee Week Party 19/06/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Green Back Yard, Peterborough Cambs Friends, food, music and more! Everyone welcome View event
Refugee Week Party 19/06/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Green Back Yard, Peterborough Cambs Friends, food, music and more! Everyone welcome View event
Sing Up for Refugee Week 2019 19/06/2019
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
Smugglers for Humanity: Film Screening and Discussion 19/06/2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arts 1 Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London, London Film screening and Q&A with director Isabelle Serro and the protagonists of the film What if the migration crisis were really a crisis of our [...] View event
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Supporting Refugees into Higher Education/ Teaching 19/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central London, London Greater London View event
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One City, Many Stories 19/06/2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol City Hall, Bristol England Communities are the drivers for inclusive and integrated societies. Examples across the world have demonstrated that more inclusive communities have significant benefits, economically, socially and [...] View event
A Season in France + NERS 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tyneside cinema, Newcastle Upon Tyne Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s sullen and soul-searching film focuses on the plight of undocumented asylum seekers desperately trying to find sanctuary in Europe. This is a special [...] View event
At The End of the Rainbow 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth What's next for the Queer Refugee? This talk is organised as part of the celebration of Portsmouth becoming a City of Sanctuary and the University's work [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Film: The Echo of Pain of the Many + Discussion 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester In The Echo of Pain of the Many we witness a moving, thought-provoking and rare documentary by a Latin American woman, recording her return from exile to [...] View event
Life in refugee camps with Ghaith Jalabneh 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge ARU alumnus Ghaith Aljalabneh shares his experience of working with UNICEF since 2012,to support Syrian refugees within Jordan’s refugee camps. Speaking about UNICEF’s interventions and [...] View event
Refugee Week Film Screening | Glasgow Girls 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brushstrokes, Smethwick Film screening of 'Glasgow Girls' followed by discussion. A film based on true events, how a community stopped deportations and change government immigration policy, This [...] View event
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Sink Without Trace exhibition on Migrant Deaths at Sea - Artists Talks 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
P21 Gallery, Kings Cross 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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The Movement screening and Social Event 19/06/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Multi Faith Centre, Derby The university of Derby, Multi Faith Centre and Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity invite you to this film and screening and social event. Q and A by [...] View event
Female Voice 19/06/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Makespace Oxford, Oxford Oxfordshire We are pleased to present a film screening of 'Female Voice', a collection of short films presented by the Scottish Documentary Institute in collaboration with the [...] View event
Refugee Week Film Screenings 19/06/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hackney Destitution Centre, Dalston Across the world, a staggering 68.5 million people have fled their homes in search of a safer place to live. Among them are over 25 [...] View event
Syrian Supper Club Pop-Up 19/06/2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Roundhouse, London For one night only, Syrian Supper Club will be serving up a delicious and seasonal three course meal inspired by the culinary delights of Syria [...] View event
Cheltenham Welcomes Refugees Film Night 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bottle of Sauce, Cheltenham Gloucestershire We're having a film night! Meet us at the Bottle of Sauce for a showing of Casablanca, from 7 until 9.30pm. Casablanca is a classic [...] View event
Film night 'Sky and Ground' 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Love2Stay, shrewsbury shropshire SSR are proud to collaborate with Flicks in the Sticks and Refugee Week to present this moving film in a unique outdoor venue. Sweets and [...] View event
Finding Soraya 19/06/2019
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No 6 Cinema, Portsmouth 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 Afghanistan's [...] View event
My journey from Afghanistan to the UK with Hameeda Hussani 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge ARU alumna Hameeda Hussaini shares the story of her journey from Afghanistan to the UK. Hameeda was born in Afghanistan and moved to the UK [...] View event
Speed Meet and Greet 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BBC Radio Derby, Derby Derbyshire This event is by invitation only. Its a bit like speed dating but without the dating. Ten organisations that provide services for refugee and asylum [...] View event
The role of Turkey on the Refugee crisis and the road ahead for Europe 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Palace of Westminster, London England TRT World Research Centre would like to invite you to join our panel in the UK Parliament on ‘the role of Turkey on the refugee [...] View event
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The role of Turkey on the refugee crisis and the road ahead for Europe 19/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Palace of Westiminster, London TRT World Research Centre would like to invite you to join our panel in the UK Parliament on ‘the role of Turkey on the refugee [...] View event
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Evros | The Crossing River 19/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Square Chapel, Halifax West Yorkshire Seemia Theatre presents Evros | The Crossing River Wed 19 Jun, 7:30pm at Copper Auditorium Tickets: Pay What You Can (£20-£1) Age: 12+ After winning [...] View event
FILM: La Harvre by Aki Kaurismäki 19/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RISC, Reading Berkshire The World Film Club Presents: Le Havre Dir: Aki Kaurismäki Winner: Palm Dog Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival, 2011 A town bands together to reunite [...] View event
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Home 19/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrs Lane Church, Birmingham "Home is where you feel you belong": This short play, written and performed by students learning English at St Chad's Sanctuary, a welcome project for [...] View event
Red INK 19/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Place Theatre, Bedford Bedfordshire As part of BCAs programme for Refugee Week 2019, hip hop dance company Wayward Thread will be performing Red INK at The Place. An artful [...] View event
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Summer Rolls 19/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Park Theatre, London The UK's first British Vietnamese play “That girl. She always makes me shout. If we’re not careful, she’ll turn rotten like an English child”. Mai [...] View event
CASABLANCA screening at "Rick's Café Alhambra" 19/06/2019
7:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Alhambra Cinema, Penrith Cumbria Celebrating Refugee week at Alhambra Cinema (Penrith), in conjunction with Eden Refugee Network, with a topical selection of cinematic choices and a one-night-only gala event [...] View event
Three Mothers 19/06/2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Three Minute Theatre, Manchester Three women, two children, one story. Set in present day Senegal, Bavaria and post WW2 Sudentenland, Three Mothers is an award-winning play by Matilda Velevitch [...] View event
Horizons Festival - WAST Nightingales Choir 19/06/2019
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester WAST Nightingales are a group of women asylum seekers using singing as a form of expression, unity and escape. Winners of the Liberty Human Rights [...] View event