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Monday 14 June 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm




Refugee Week and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021





Arts and Culture, Community, Featured


Join us for the official launch of Refugee Week, in partnership with Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

This exciting online launch event will be an opportunity to find out what’s on and how you can take part, and share your own Refugee Week plans.

Hear from artists and organisers across the UK and beyond, including:

  • Megan Evans, Coventry UK City of Culture - Coventry Welcomes
  • Nathan Ndlovu - Still We Rise Podcast
  • Last Mafuba - Inini Zine
  • Stand-up comedian Stella Graham
  • Bilal Hussain - Football Welcomes (Amnesty International)
  • Almir Koldzic, Counterpoints Arts – Refugee Week UK coordinators
  • Basma El Doukhi - Refugee Week in Rashidiyeh Camp, Lebanon
  • Singa – Refugee Week in France
  • Mehreen Saigol – community sponsorship

Whether you already have plans for Refugee Week or are just interested in finding out more, everyone is welcome. Book your free ticket via Eventbrite here.


Refugee Week is an annual festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Refugee Week 2021 is 14-20 June, and the theme is ‘We Cannot Walk Alone’. Everyone is invited to take part by holding or attending an event or activity. Refugee Week is a partnership project coordinated by Counterpoints Arts.

Coventry is the UK City of Culture starting May 2021. Coventry Welcomes will present a series of events Celebrate Coventry's heritage, traditions and diversity for Refugee Week, 14-20 June.

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