Events - 21 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
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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
The Road to Belonging 19/06/2019 - 01/07/2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
"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
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
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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
Refugee Festival Scotland 20/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
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Refugee Festival Scotland, Various Cities Refugee Festival Scotland celebrates the contribution refugee communities make to life in Scotland – the food and drink, music and poetry, art, languages and ideas [...] View event
Upholding the Human Rights of Rohingyas Refugee in Bangladesh 20/06/2019 - 26/06/2019
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Bangladesh, Dhaka Bangladesh BCHRD are committed to assists people from torture & trauma background who have experienced torture or been traumatized as a result of persecution, violence, war [...] View event
Critical Skills for Life and Work 21/06/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne Funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union this conference is aimed at developing the Professional Intercultural Communicative Competence of Highly-Skilled Refugees. Critical Skills [...] View event
Saathi (Friendship) Celebration Day 21/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saathi House, Birmingham This is a multi faith Eid celebration for Refugee Week in partnership with Migrant Voice . It is an opportunity for migrant women to join [...] View event
Transporter 21/06/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sherman Theatre, Cathays Cardiff Theatr Iolo & The Riverfront Present Transporter Written and performed by Catherine Dyson  Directed by Andy Smith  Sound Design by Lewis Gibson When was the last [...] View event
Branches by Dima Karout - Collective Art Exhibition 21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Manor House, London Branches is a Collective Art Exhibition imagined by Dima Karout to celebrate Refugee Week 2019. It invites artists and creative humans to collaborate and reflect [...] View event
Arts and Crafts Sessions 21/06/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grosvenor Road Studios, Handsworth Want to have some fun being creative?  Then come and join us for some FREE afternoon creative crafts sessions at the Grosvenor Road Studio where [...] View event
I am Mehdi Ahmadi 21/06/2019
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Hull Minster, Hull East Yorkshire View event
Talk on Early Muslim Refugees 21/06/2019
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Multi Faith Centre, Derby Ali Akbar will deliver a talk titled "You Me and Those Who Came Before" View event
Upbeat Communities Food Stories 21/06/2019
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Upbeat Communities, Derby A creative workshop looking at food. What's your favourite food? What memories does food evoke? Do you have a food that you miss? What do [...] View event
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Southbank Centre, London Event Date: 21st June,2019 at 1:00 pm Event Location: Southbank Centre Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX    BOOK TICKETS   Our international team of musicians will create [...] View event
Afrikan Fusion Workshop 21/06/2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Symphony Hall Foyer, Biirmingham West Midlands Join us for a collection of multicultural music making workshops delivered in true African cultural practices, encouraging self-expression and improvisation. Inclusive drumming, singing, dancing, and [...] View event
Refugee Week Event 21/06/2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newcastle City Library, Newcastle upon Tyne Join us for an afternoon event to celebrate Refugee Week: Get an update on Newcastle: City of Sanctuary, have your say on what the City [...] View event
Showcase event 21/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CARAS, Tooting London Celebrate with local community partners. View event
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stockbrook Park, Derby Derbyshire With a mixed teams of host community and refugee / asylum seekers football tournament View event
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LRF Family Party 21/06/2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One Community Centre, Leeds, Family gathering, fun, food, drawing and craft activities, face painting, henna, quiz for kids with answers, therapeutic massage offered by Red Cross volunteers View event
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Symphony Hall Foyer, Biirmingham West Midlands Africa Calls Trio - A collaboration with Millicent Chapanda (Mbira player, percussionist and singer from Zimbabwe), Henri Gaobi (Master Drummer from Ivory Coast), and Malick [...] View event
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PARCA Refugee Week 21/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peterborough, Peterborough Cambs The event is to make an awareness of Refugees for positive contribution within the society of Peterborough City and wider. on the day we will [...] View event
Sing Up for Refugee Week 2019 21/06/2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grey’s Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne & Wear View event
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A CELEBRATION OF REFUGEES IN H&F - You, Me and Those Who Came Before 21/06/2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Hammersmith, London Join us to promote the contribution refugees have made to our borough over generations and a better understanding between our communities. Speeches from Lord Alf [...] View event
Ava Hunt Theatre: Journeys of Destiny 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Attenborough Arts Centre, Main Hall, Leicester Leicestershire Journeys of Destiny tells the inspiring true story of Saad Alkassab and his journey as a young refugee from Homms Syria. Young performers from Bridge [...] View event
Drum, Sing and Dance! 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Jubilee Church, Hull Songs, Stories, Dance and Drama to celebrate Refugee Week View event
Film screening of ‘Calais children: a case to answer’ 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Share Oak House, Leeds West Yorkshire Really pleased to welcome Sue Clayton the award winning filmmaker who shares her experience of challenging the UK Government on it’s human rights record. A [...] View event
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Horizons Festival - DJ Irfan Rainy 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester Join local Manchester DJ Irfan Rainy in the HOME bar with fusion of African, South American, Middle Eastern & South Asian electronic dance. Irfan Rainy [...] View event
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Refugee Week: Art Exhibition Launch 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ground Floor Coffee Shop, King’s House, Bedford King's Arms Project are proud to collaborate with local artists and refugees on a brand new art exhibition inspired by the theme of Refugee Week [...] View event
Storytelling and Poetry at The Wilson 21/06/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Wilson Gallery, Cheltenham Gloucestershire Returning for 2019 is our Storytelling and Poetry Night! This was an incredible event last year, with amazing audience participation and a truly breath-taking atmosphere. [...] View event
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Evros | The Crossing River 21/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brasshouse Community Centre, Smethwick EVROS | The Crossing River June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm After winning Summerhall’s Lustrum Award 2018 at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and being [...] View event
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Pizza Shop Heroes 21/06/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre, London London PHOSPHOROS THEATRE present  Pizza Shop Heroes Written by Dawn Harrison with the Company. “We’re going to tell you our stories how we want to. You’re [...] View event
Horizons Festival - Summer Solstice Global Rave (Blanchard De Plaizir & Magic Shaman) 21/06/2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
HOME Manchester, Manchester How better to close Horizons Festival than with a Summer Solstice Global Rave – and everyone is invited! From Democratic Republic of Congo to Iran, [...] View event
BIRCH Sponsored Night Bus Ride 2019 21/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
10:30 pm - 6:00 am
Selected Bus Route, Bus Route Join our sponsored night bus ride team to raise money for our hosting project with destitute refugees and asylum seekers! What’s involved? We are asking [...] View event
Sponsored night bus ride 21/06/2019 - 22/06/2019
10:30 pm - 6:00 am
Birmingham, Birmingham BIRCH Sponsored Night Bus Ride 2019 Friday 21st June 2019        Join our sponsored night bus ride team to raise money for our hosting project for [...] View event