Events - 23 Jun 19

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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
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
© Seba Kurtis, Courtesy of Christophe Guye Galerie
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
Credits: Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen, End of Dreams (2015)
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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.
Christopher Thomond  for The Guardian.
This Is Who I Am @ The People's History Museum 23/06/2019
12:00 am
The People’s History Museum, Manchester ‘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
ACAA Refugee Week Festival 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Lampton Park, London The Afghanistan Central Asian Association is holding its annual Refugee Week Festival. The event will showcase the diverse cultures of refugees, highlighting their unique contribution [...] View event
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Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Chatsworth Rd Mkt 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chatsworth Road 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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Breadwinners - Bread supporting refugees @Victoria Park Market 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Victoria Park 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
Art Exhibition: The Dirars 23/06/2019
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bridlington Spa, Bridlington East Yorkshire Immersivc exhibition depicting the journey of those seeking sanctuary (part of ArtWaves festival). View event
In the Footsteps of Fred Uhlman: Art and Refugees in Hampstead 23/06/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hampstead Tube Station, London London Fred Uhlman was born to a Jewish family in Germany where he practiced as a lawyer. With the rise of the Nazis in 1933, he [...] View event
Refugee Week Summer Festival 23/06/2019
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Lampton Park, Hounslow The Afghan and Central Asian Association's Summer Festival will showcase the diverse cultures of refugees, highlighting their unique contribution to the local community through a [...] View event
Together 23/06/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brighton Dome, Brighton East Sussex Sanctuary on Sea’s flagship Refugee Week event, Together, is largely organised by refugees and groups working with migrants who will be running stalls, drumming workshops, [...] View event
Welcome Day at Penpont House Brecon 23/06/2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Penpont House, Brecon Powys A welcome day out with food and activities  for people seeking sanctuary in Swansea and for local people. View event
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Refugee Week: Welcome to the Museum! 23/06/2019
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
New Walk Museum, Leicester Celebrate Refugee Week with free arts, crafts and performance from our many communities, new and old, local and from all over the world! View event
Welcome to the Museum 23/06/2019
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
New Walk Museum, Leicester Be among the first to see a brand new series of artworks created by Journeys Festival International's ROOTS group (members of the local Refugee and [...] View event
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Festival by the Lake 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ashburnham Place, Battle, Battle East Sussex Festival View event
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Refugee Week Festival 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
MAC Arts, Birmingham West Midlands A free family event with live music, workshops (drumming, arts and crafts) face painting, stalls and activities.  Performances from: Afromanding, Cessie Djamba (Khalifa Conte - [...] View event
Sanctuary Football Match 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Hull 3G Pitch, Hull East Yorkshire Football fun! - participants allocated into teams which mix up members of our various communities. View event
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Shelanu Women's Craft Collective at Celebrating Sanctuary Festival 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MAC Arts, Birmingham West Midlands What skills do you value from other countries: cooking, singing, football? At Celebrating Sancturary Refugee Week Festival members of Shelanu: Women’s Craft Collective will work [...] View event
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Transferring Skills 23/06/2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MAC Arts, Birmingham West Midlands What skills do you value from other countries: cooking, singing, football? Members of Shelanu: Women’s Craft Collective will work with visitors to make transfer printed [...] View event
Peckham Sponsors Picnic 23/06/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Warwick Gardens, London The Peckham Sponsors Picnic is back!! Come along to meet your neighbours and learn about everything that has happened since we welcome a wonderful Syrian [...] View event
Refugee Week Celebrations at St Fagan's National Museum of History Wales 23/06/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St Fagans Museum, Cardiff Drawing upon this years theme of 'You, Me and Those Who Came Before', St Fagan's will provide a unique backdrop to explore the lives of refugees [...] View event
Sing Up for Refugee Week 2019 23/06/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 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
Sunday Film 23/06/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Jubilee Library, Brighton Our adult film screening will be in celebration of Refugee Week. This year’s theme for Refugee Week is You Me & Those Who Came Before View event
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ARTconnects 23/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MAC Arts, Birmingham West Midlands ARTconnects - A creative workshop which aims to empower refugees and strengthen links with the host communities they live in.  Run by International Artist and [...] View event
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Big Picnic 23/06/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliff Recreation Ground, Holmfirth West Yorkshire Families - with and without teddy bears - are invited to come and enjoy games and refreshments in a lovely setting.  Cliff Rec is high [...] View event
Breadwinners’ Refugee Week Fun Run & Gathering 23/06/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Breadwinners’ Stall, Victoria Park Market, South Hackney London To celebrate Refugee Week 2019, the Breadwinners crew will gather at 3pm on Sunday 23 June 2019 at the Breadwinners’ stall at the Victoria Park [...] View event
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gorton Monastery, Manchester Event Date: 23rd June,2019 at 3:00 pm Event Location: Gorton Monastery, 89 Gorton Ln, Manchester M12 5WF  BOOK TICKETS   Refugee torture survivor collective Stone Flowers will [...] View event
This Is Who I Am - Ice & Fire Theatre Company 23/06/2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
People’s History Museum, Manchester "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
Stories of Sanctuary 23/06/2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Donald Roy Theatre – Gulbenkian, Cottingham Road Yorkshire Stories of Sanctuary is a community songwriting project, with an emotive and poignant show of original songs written and performed by those seeking sanctuary in [...] View event
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pontio Bangor, Bangor Gwynedd Sing for Sanctuary View event
Songs of Longing and Exile 23/06/2019
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Round Chapel, Hackney, London Free concert with vocal ensemble Stile Antico, Syrian oud-player Rihab Azar and refugee choir Woven Gold, exploring themes of exile and migration through the music [...] View event
Beyond Borders: Finding Home 23/06/2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Theatre Deli, The Old Library, London Sharp Scratches is a new writing night dedicated to starting conversations. We do not shy away from tackling challenging topics at each night. As part [...] View event
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Ironing Out 23/06/2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blue Elephant Theatre, London What happens when you are forced to leave your home? Will you find community? Will you find peace or more struggle? What about those who [...] View event
Refugee Week: The Gig 23/06/2019
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Latest Music Bar, Brighton Brighton&Hove Showcasing the talent of refugee and migrant musicians, this special evening brings together artists from around the world to celebrate the diversity of our city and [...] View event