Past Events

  • Rafiki Jazz – Celebrating Refugee Week 2017
    Music

    Friday 23rd June 2017 18:00 to 21:00 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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  • Different Pasts, Shared Future: a Refugee Week special event
    Community, Film, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Music, Visual Arts, workshop

    Sunday 25th June 2017 18:00 to 21:00 at British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

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  • Refugee Week Big Sing
    Community, Music

    Saturday 24th June 2017 18:00 to 21:00 at Riverside Terrace, Level 2, outside Royal Festival Hall

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

    Saturday 24th June 2017 18:00 to 21:00 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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  • Our Shared Future – Refugee Week
    Music

    Sunday 18th June 2017 18:00 to 21:00 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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  • Arts of Social Change – Spoken Word and Music
    Music, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Thursday 6th October 2016 18:00 to 21:00

    As part of our first Arts and Social Change Retreat in Dartington, we join with Dartington Hall Trust to co-produce a programme featuring the internationally acclaimed, Devon-based poetry star Alice Oswald; Kayo Chingonyi, a passionate new voice in UK poetry scene; the virtuoso Syrian kanun player and composer, Maya Youssef, and more.

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  • Platforma SE showcase & exhibition
    Film, Music, Visual Arts

    Saturday 2nd July 2016 18:00 to 21:00 at Turner Contemporary, Margate

    A new exhibition developed by Platforma South East network will launch with a Showcase Event on 2 July based on the Refugee Week 2016 theme ‘Welcome’. The show will bring together work created by, with and about refugees and migrants from marginalised communities.

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  • Refugees Welcome! Featuring Logic, Afrikan Boy and OpSa! Balkan Band with Azza
    Music, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Friday 24th June 2016 18:00 to 21:00 at Rich Mix London

    Logic, one of the UK's leading voices in political hip hop, will be heading up the first of two special Refugee Week evenings featuring artists and activists calling for action and awareness for refugees in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and beyond.

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  • European Connections with Transylvania
    Music

    Saturday 25th June 2016 18:00 to 21:00 at Rich Mix London

    Refugees Welcome! Part 2: European Connections with Transylvania plus Guests as part of Refugee Week - also featuring live Euro football screening.

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  • Casablanca Event
    Film, Multi Art-form, Music

    Friday 22nd June 2012 18:00 to 21:00 at Victoria & Albert Museum

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  • Platforma Jam at the Arcola
    Music

    Saturday 16th January 2016 18:00 to 21:00

    Platforma presents a free performance in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Five friends from four continents bring you songs, sounds and spoken word from Ethiopia, Palestine and beyond. Featuring Haymanot Tesfa, Leila Seguin, Duncan Mortimer, EbsilBaz, Emily Zaraa.

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  • Mbira Kuwirirana at Arcola Theatre
    Music

    Saturday 23rd January 2016 18:00 to 21:00

    Platforma presents a free performance by the brilliant Mbira Kuwirirana in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Mbira Kuwirirana is a trio of mbira players based in the UK. The name of the group can be loosely translated to “mbira is friendship”.

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  • Stella Chiweshe
    Music

    Thursday 18th June 2015 18:00 to 21:00

    The Queen of Mbira Music from Zimbabwe plays a rare London gig at Just Festival Westminster, as part of a short UK tour celebrating Refugee Week

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  • Josephine Oniyama & The Heritage Survival Band at Southbank Centre
    Music

    Saturday 20th June 2015 18:00 to 21:00

    Special performance for Refugee Week 2015, bringing together singer-songwriter Josephine Oniyama and members of the UK-based Heritage Survival Band from Harare.

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  • Celebrating Sanctuary at Richmix
    Music

    Friday 19th June 2015 18:00 to 21:00

    We are hugely excited to confirm that the latest edition of our Celebrating Sanctuary London at RichMix will be headlined by the award winning and all round fantastic Akala.

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