Past Events

  • Eid Festival 2018
    Music, Poetry & Spoken Word, Theatre

    Saturday 23rd June 2018 12.00 - 18.00 at Trafalgar Square, London

    A special Refugee Week programme for the London Mayor's Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square.

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  • These Walls Must Fall
    Community, Multi Art-form, Music, Participatory installation, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Saturday 23rd June 2018 12.00 - 18.00 at Quakers of Britain, Friends House 173 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ United Kingdom

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  • Who Are We?
    Design, Film, Learning, Literature, Live Art, Multi Art-form, Poetry & Spoken Word, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 22nd May 2018 12.00 - 18.00 at Tate Exchange, Blavatnik Building, Level 5 , Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

    Who Are We? Art, migration and the production of democracy with Counterpoints Arts, Loughborough University, the Open University and Stance Podcast

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  • Seeking Shelter Late at the Jewish Museum
    Community, Music, Participatory installation, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Wednesday 22nd November 2017 12.00 - 18.00

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  • Arts of Social Change – Spoken Word and Music
    Music, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Thursday 6th October 2016 12.00 - 18.00

    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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  • Bards Without Borders on tour
    Poetry & Spoken Word

    Sunday 29th May 2016 12.00 - 18.00

    Bards Without Borders, the a collective of poets from refugee and migrant backgrounds producing new work inspired by Shakespeare, are going on tour.

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

    Friday 24th June 2016 12.00 - 18.00 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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  • Sampling as a Kind of Writing – An Interactive Lab with Kayo Chingonyi
    Learning, Literature, Live Art, Poetry & Spoken Word

    Tuesday 26th April 2016 12.00 - 18.00 at Richmix

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  • Poetry and Activism – with Kayo Chingonyi
    Poetry & Spoken Word

    Tuesday 19th January 2016 12.00 - 18.00

    Humanities and Arts Research Centre (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Counterpoints Arts invite you to the the launch of a new creative collaboration around a residency for poet Kayo Chingonyi.

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