• Project Refuge/e
    Visual Arts, workshop

    Tuesday 13th June 2017
    10am - 10pm at Southbank Centre, Green Display Sapce 2, Level 2

    Get an insight into the conditions experienced by many refugees with Refuge/e, a new project that gives a first-hand sense of Syrian refugee lives in the Middle East.

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  • Refugee Week 2017 Special Film Programme at the BFI Southbank
    Film

    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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  • Learning Lab: The Politics of Hospitality and the Refuge City
    Learning Lab, Live Art

    Saturday 17th June 2017
    11AM - 7.15PM at King’s Manor, Exhibition Square

    A Learning Lab on The Politics of Hospitality and the Refuge City, inspired by artist's Alketa Xhafa Mripa's dynamic installation 'Refugees Welcome' at York University's York Festival of Ideas, Saturday 17th June 2017.

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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, Saturday 17th June 2017.

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  • Our Shared Future – Refugee Week
    Music

    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
    10:00

    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
    Theatre

    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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  • Rafiki Jazz – Celebrating Refugee Week 2017
    Music

    Friday 23rd June 2017
    20:00 at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA

    Long term collaborators Rafiki Jazz launch their new album at Rich Mix. The event includes live music and a panel, linked to Refugee Week and the theme of 'Our Shared Future'.

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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
    Theatre

    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 16:30 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. Join us for a rich range of happenings and activities taking place across The British Museum’s Great Court – from music performances, to visual installations, youth workshops and much […]

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