Past Events

  • Dear Home Office 2: Still Pending
    Theatre

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

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  • Borderline: A Comedy about a Tragedy
    Theatre

    Tuesday 20th June 2017 various 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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  • Theatre and Sanctuary
    Theatre

    Monday 10th October 2016 various

    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.

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  • Bards Without Borders: Shakespeare 400
    Literature, Theatre

    Saturday 23rd April 2016 various

    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.

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  • Beyond Borders
    Learning, Theatre

    Friday 1st April 2016 various

    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.

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  • Bards Without Borders at Arcola Theatre
    Theatre

    Saturday 30th January 2016 various

    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.

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  • Bards Without Borders at Hackney Showroom
    Theatre

    Thursday 3rd December 2015 various

    A poetry & music scratch night, bringing together London poets from refugee and migrant backgrounds and contributions from live music & spoken word experts Tongue Fu.

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  • Nine Lives
    Theatre

    Friday 6th November 2015 various

    Platforma Festival - Ismail is seeking a new life... Leeds Studio in association with West Yorkshire Playhouse presents Nine Lives by Zodwa Nyoni

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  • The Edge
    Theatre

    Thursday 5th November 2015 various

    Platforma Festival - Award-winning theatre company Transport returns with a multi-media sea saga at the Y Theatre in Leicester.

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