Monthly Archives: June 2018

Stimela! 20 years of Refugee Week compilation album

June 20, 2018

It’s out! Our gift to all celebrating and marking the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week – a fantastic compilation of music donated to us by some of the most sought after musicians, artists with refugee background and other musicians who have been vocal in their support for refugees and human rights. Listen HERE and read […]

Escape from Yarl’s Wood

June 15, 2018

Ahead of the concert at KOKO London, Lowkey and his collaborators Mohammed Yahya and EbsilJaz recorded a track with lyrics reflecting a story based on the real experiences of detainees at the notorious Yarl’s Wood detention centre. The track is an exclusive collaboration recorded for Refugee Week, with the main theme initiated by the artists. Produced […]

Refugee Week at 20

June 7, 2018

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Refugee Week, co-ordinated by Counterpoints Arts with a range of national partners. It’s the biggest national festival celebrating the contributions, resilience and creativity of refugees to the UK. Founded in 1998, Refugee Week has grown from a small community-led initiative to become one of the UK’s biggest participatory festivals, with […]