Events - 22 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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
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
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Potternewton Park, Leeds Volunteers and staff from Solace are taking part in Potternewton Parkrun and we would like to invite you to take part with us. Please meet [...] View event
Not Just a Refugee - A photographic exhibition by Adiam Yemane 22/06/2019 - 31/08/2019
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Conway Hall, London This exhibition offers inspiring stories of newcomers who entered the UK claiming asylum or as refugees. It celebrates the lives of people who have worked [...] View event
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Library Culture Day 22/06/2019
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Shrewsbury Library, Shrewsbury Shropshire View event
Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Chelsea Partridges Mkt 22/06/2019
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
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Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Primrose Hill Mkt 22/06/2019
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
DRS Open Day and Jumble Sale 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Derby Refugee Solidarity, Whitecross St Derbyshire Come and see the work of Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity, buy some jumble and join them for games, tombolas and refreshments. View event
Football and Family Fun 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Margaret’s Pastures, Leicester Leicestershire British Red Cross is organising a free football 'World Cup' with teams from different organisations competing for the prize. The aim is to bring local [...] View event
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Refugee Week Football World Cup 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Margaret’s Pastures, Leicester Leicestershire In order to celebrate Refugee Week we will be having a Football World Cup Tournament. We will have teams from different organisations competing for the [...] View event
Refugee Week Football World Cup 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Albert Park, Salford British Red Cross Refugee World Cup and family funday with outdoor photographic exhibition, free picnic, arts workshops and cultural celebrations. More information here. View event
Refugee World Cup 2019 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thomas Danby Campus, Leeds West Yorkshire 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
You, me and those who came before 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hilly Fields Fair, London Drop by the caravan where we’ll be mapping people’s lives and histories through the journeys they’ve made and their parents and grandparents before them. Inside [...] View event
You, me and those who came before. Morning Tea and Digital Art Exhibition 22/06/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Institute of Criminology, Cambridge Join us for a Morning tea with a difference. Tickets are available via Eventbrite The theme of Refugee Week 2019, ‘You, me and those who [...] View event
Art Exhibition: The Dirars 22/06/2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bridlington Spa, South Marine Drie East Yorkshire Immersive exhibition depicting the journeys of those seeking sanctuary (part of ArtWaves festival) View event
Refugee Archives Open Day at the University of East London Archives 22/06/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
University of East London, 4-6 University Way London Refuege Archives Open Day at the University of East London Archives.  On Saturday 22nd June 2019, in conjunction with both Refugee Week 2019 and the [...] View event
Refugee Week Celebration 22/06/2019
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Kings Community Church, Lancaster The event will feature storytelling by Emmanuel Bhajiji; a Comedy show conceived by Ali Mujally, and performed by 7 performers from 7 countries; a More [...] View event
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Windrush and beyond: Celebrating You, Me and Those Who Came Before 22/06/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, London Join us in our celebration of the generations of migrants who have come to the UK, with a day of performances, workshops, tours and much [...] View event
Encounters 22/06/2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manor House, London ‘Encounters’ is an invitation to play, explore and feel. A participatory video installation that aims to empower audiences to actively interact with the community they [...] View event
Hackney Refugee Centre Open House 22/06/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackney Destitution Centre, Dalston If you have lived or explored East London before, the sight of a large Red Cross on a building on Dalston Lane might be familiar. [...] View event
Makers' Market 22/06/2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
People’s Production Lab, Preston Lancashire Refugees and asylum seekers bring with them many talents. Join us to see crafts and handiwork from around the globe and maybe take home a [...] View event
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performingborders | LIVE | Curating Borderless Spaces 22/06/2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Live Art Development Agency, London After a series of pilot events across England and Nogales (US/Mexico border wall), the first performingborders | LIVE concludes with a day of performances, commissioned [...] View event
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Elmwood Church Refugee Week Celebration 22/06/2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Elmwood UR Church, Handsworth Wood Join us for an afternoon of workshops and performances to celebrate Refugee Week Performances from: Daholl Kurdish Band, led by dynamic violinist, percussionist and dance [...] View event
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Omens - making futures 22/06/2019
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ACA – Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Allenheads, Hexham Northumberland Omens Henna Asikainen Omens – making futures is a participatory art project by artist Henna Asikainen. It is being produced in partnership with Gem Arts [...] View event
Picnic in The Park 22/06/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham Food, Fun and Games by the Boating Lake. (Buses 1, 35, 45, 47) View event
TRANSPORTER 22/06/2019
1:00 pm - 9:00 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
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Experiences of Exile 22/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pathfoot Building, Stirling Each year, the Art Collection’s exhibitions are directly inspired by the research of the University of Stirling and, this year, Experiences of Exile focuses on [...] View event
International Mass 22/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St John’s Cathedral, Salford, Salford We will celebrate our 3rd Annual International Mass at Salford Cathedral on Saturday 22nd June, which marks the end of Refugee Week.  I am keen to [...] View event
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Kunkush: The Refugee Cat 22/06/2019
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Poplar Union, London Join Kunkush, the refugee cat, as he sails across seas, travels continents, and even flies through the air, in an epic quest to be reunited [...] View event
Poetry Performance 22/06/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Portsmouth Central Library, Portsmouth Poetry performance by members of the local community with Tongues and Grooves in the Community, in partnership with Journeys Festival International Portsmouth, alongside a poetry exhibition which [...] View event
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Sunderland Unites: Unite against Intolerance & division 22/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St Mary’s R C Church, Sunderland Sunderland Unites (SU) will be taking part in this year’s Refugee Week on 22nd June. Reserve your free ticket below SU asks for Sunderland [...] View event
Storytelling with Chris Naylor-Ballesteros 22/06/2019
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford London UK When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. What on earth could be inside that suitcase? A teacup? Maybe. [...] View event
Storytelling with Chris Naylor-Ballesteros 22/06/2019
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford London UK When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. What on earth could be inside that suitcase? A teacup? Maybe. [...] View event
Storytelling with Chris Naylor-Ballesteros 22/06/2019
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Discover Children’s Story Centre, Stratford London UK When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. What on earth could be inside that suitcase? A teacup? Maybe. [...] View event
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Food For Thought 22/06/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hull Community Church, Hull Food and photographic exhibition. A tasty celebration of culture organised by Refugee Council and partners. View event
An Evening of Entertainment 22/06/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
People’s Production Lab, Preston Lancashire Refugees and asylum seekers contribute a great wealth of culture to both our city and country.  We welcome members of the local community to join [...] View event
Voices in the Dark From Across the Globe 22/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe, London London nspired by Shakespeare’s explorations of home, refuge and displacement, this devised piece celebrates the stories and skills of young people from across the globe. The [...] View event
A Syrian Night in Bristol 22/06/2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cotham Parish Church, Bristol Avon Join us during refugee week in creating a bridge between different cultures as we work towards welcoming a Syrian refugee family to our neighbourhood. Our [...] View event
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Concert 'One and Twelve Band' 22/06/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne Join us for a night of stimulation for the head and the feet with an eclectic soulful and always funky line up of talent. The [...] View event
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Morris Folk Choir: Go, Move, Shift - Songs Of Migration 22/06/2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St Barnabas Mission Hall, London Morris Folk Choir Summer Concert. Go, Move, Shift - Songs of Migration. St Barnabas Mission Hall, Shacklewell Row, Dalston E8 2EA. Special guest performance by [...] View event
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Stories of Sanctuary 22/06/2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Theatre Deli, Sheffield South Yorkshire Stories of Sanctuary will be appearing at the Migration Matters Festival during Refugee Week. Stories of Sanctuary is a community songwriting project, with an emotive and poignant [...] View event
Beyond Borders: Music Without Borders 22/06/2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Theatre Deli, The Old Library, London View event
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L'Orchestre Afrisa International 22/06/2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MAC Arts, Birmingham West Midlands L'Orchestre Afrisa International - The legacy of the great Congolese Rumba singer Tabu Ley Rochereau is respectfully carried on by a stellar lineup of his [...] View event