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.
Borderline at The Pleasance
Tuesday 6th March 2018 12.00 - 18.00 at Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, London N7 9EF
The sell out satire of the Calais Jungle is back in London after its international tour! Borderline was devised and performed by a cast of European and refugee performers and directed by Sophie NL Besse for PSYCHEdelight - our current artists in residence.
Theatre and Sanctuary
Monday 10th October 2016 12.00 - 18.00
West Yorkshire Playhouse (WYP) and Platforma invite you to a networking event exploring theatre, dance, refugees and migration. It will be a chance to hear from a variety of theatre companies, writers and performers and to learn about WYP's work as a Theatre of Sanctuary. There will be an opportunity to share your experiences and raise the issues that you feel are most pressing in this area of work.
Shakespeare has been dead for a while, and on the anniversary of his death Bards Without Borders (BWB) are holding an international wake, all be it 400 years late! Imagine a multilingual carnivalesque funeral which blends the traditions of ten different countries and involves a few of the Bard's major and minor characters.
Counterpoints Arts/Platforma and the Young Vic invite you to a free event looking at theatre and performance with and by refugees and migrants. A chance to hear about the Young Vic’s work with refugees and and asylum seekers and their future plans and an opportunity to share your own work and ideas.
Bards Without Borders at Arcola Theatre
Saturday 30th January 2016 12.00 - 18.00
Platforma presents a free performance by Bards Without Borders in support of Nine Lives at Arcola Theatre. Bards Without Borders (BWB) brings together poets from refugee and migrant backgrounds to create new writing and performance in response to the work of William Shakespeare.