• Learning Lab: Support Group network-SGN & Re:Act, Valand Academy, Kultur i Väst, Outgrain, and Counterpoints Arts, London
    Conference, Learning Lab

    Tuesday 30th May 2017
    9.30AM - 17.00PM at Valand Academy, Sweden

    A Learning Lab scheduled for 30/31 May 2017, inspired by the self-organising, cooperative arts and culture work of the Restad Gård ‘’Support Group network-SGN & Re:Act project of Save the Children’ in different refugee camps and municipalities across Sweden and Europe.

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  • Refugee Week 2017 Special Film Programme at the BFI Southbank

    Thursday 15th June 2017
    Various at BFI Southbank

    To celebrate Refugee Week 2017, Counterpoints Arts have partnered with BFI again this year, to create an exciting film programme of cinematic and virtual reality stories that invite audiences to witness and engage with experiences of displacement.

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  • Alketa Xhafa Mripa’s ‘Refugees Welcome’ mobile installation at University of York
    Live Art

    Saturday 17th June 2017
    9.00AM- 17.00PM at University of York

    Artist Alketa Xhafa Mripa will be presenting her dynamic installation Refugees Welcome at York University's York Festival of Ideas, Friday 16th June 2017.

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  • Our Shared Future – Refugee Week

    Sunday 18th June 2017
    14:00 to 17:00 at Mandela Terrace, Level 2, outside Royal Festival Hall

    For the third year running Refugee Week 2017 is launched in London in partnership with Southbank Centre. The music programme is part of Southbank Centre's Meltdown Festival 2017, curated by M.I.A.

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  • Charwei Tsai: Hear Her Singing
    Community, Visual Arts

    Monday 19th June 2017

    Hear Her Singing is a project by artist Charwei Tsai which takes the universal nature of song to create a platform for women refugees in the UK.

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  • Borderline: A Comedy about a Tragedy

    Tuesday 20th June 2017
    19:00 at Blue Room, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall

    As part of Refugee Week at Southbank Centre, witness a satire on Calais Jungle devised by an ensemble of European and refugee performers, across the two dates.

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  • Gift Giving: printmaking sessions with young refugees
    Community, Visual Arts, workshop

    Wednesday 21st June 2017
    12:00 at Royal Festival Hall, Green Display Space 3 - Level 2

    Artists Afshin Dehkordi and Saeed Taji Farouky are collaborating with a group of young refugee and asylum-seeking people to give voice to social meaning and its loss through basic printmaking techniques.

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  • Refugee Week at Southbank Centre
    Community, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Visual Arts

    Saturday 24th June 2017
    12:00 to 17:00 at The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall

    Join us and our partners at Southbank Centre for a day of all kinds of creative, fun and engaging activities in response to this year's Refugee Week's theme 'Our Shared Future'.

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  • Refugees Welcome
    Community, Live Art, Visual Arts

    Saturday 24th June 2017
    12:00 to 17:00 at Southbank Centre Square Doors

    Visit Alketa Xhafa-Mripa for a conversation, and a cup of tea, inside her Refugees Welcome mobile installation comprising a Luton tail lift van: a potent symbol of the border crossings braved by refugees.

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  • Dear Home Office 2: Still Pending

    Saturday 24th June 2017
    various at Blue Room, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall

    Watch a play performed by ten young refugee men, telling versions of their own stories. Following the sell-out success and Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award nomination for Dear Home Office, Phosphoros Theatre has created a sequel. The new play is performed by the same ten refugees. Kareem is settled in London, but the sudden arrival […]

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  • Refugee Week Big Sing
    Community, Music

    Saturday 24th June 2017
    13:00 at Riverside Terrace, Level 2, outside Royal Festival Hall

    As part of Refugee Week 2017 celebrations, join us in and experience the power of song in bringing communities closer together. Learn songs inspired by a Hayward Gallery project by artist Charwei Tse, created in collaboration with participants from Women for Refugee Women and women at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre. Hear performances from choirs with […]

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  • Different Pasts, Shared Future: a Refugee Week special event
    Community, Film, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Visual Arts, workshop

    Sunday 25th June 2017
    11:00 to 16:00 at British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

    As part of Refugee Week 2017, we are collaborating with the British Museum to bring a special event and celebrate this year’s theme – Shared Future. The day will include music, art installations, workshops and a film programme. The event is free and suitable for all ages. More detail and full programme to follow shortly.

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  • Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman explores memories of Iranian asylum seekers through his ‘Shahre Farang’ sculpture at Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Saturday 8th July 2017
    11.00AM-16.00PM at Bournemouth University, Fernbarrow Poole BH12 5BB

    Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman presents memories of Iranian asylum seekers living in exile as part of Bournemouth University's Festival of Learning, July 8th 2017.

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  • Platforma Festival – Newcastle & the North East

    Thursday 19th October 2017
    timings tbc

    The 4th national Platforma Festival for the arts by, about and with refugees and migrants will take place in Newcastle and across the North East between 19-28 October 2017.

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