Past Events

  • 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

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

    Saturday 24th June 2017 11:00 to 16:30 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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  • Shahre Farang, Refugees Welcome and Shed Your Fears
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Saturday 8th July 2017 11:00 to 16:30 at Bournemouth University, Fernbarrow Poole BH12 5BB

    Iranian photographer Farhad Berahman presents memories of Iranian asylum seekers living in exile as part of Bournemouth University's Festival of Learning, July 8th 2017.

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  • Platforma Festival 2017
    Conference, Learning, Multi Art-form

    Thursday 19th October 2017 11:00 to 16:30

    The 4th national Platforma Festival for the arts by, about and with refugees and migrants will take place in Newcastle and across the North East between 19-31 October 2017.

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  • Learning Lab: Brexit, Migration and Communities – A Call to Creative Action
    Film, Learning Lab, Multi Art-form

    Monday 20th March 2017 11:00 to 16:30 at HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester, M15 4FN

    Learning Lab engages the Platforma North West Hub, but also seeks to include artists, cultural workers, organisations, activists, academics and change-makers interested in forging alliances through working together.

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  • Who Are We?
    Learning, Multi Art-form

    Tuesday 14th March 2017 11:00 to 16:30 at Tate Exchange, Switch House, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG

    A week long programme of dialogue, artist-led workshops, debate and lively disruption, asking what it means to belong – across and within borders.

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  • Platforma Festival planning
    Multi Art-form

    Friday 10th March 2017 11:00 to 16:30 at The Beacon, Westgate Road 128 Hoxton Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9PQ

    Join us to help plan for the fourth national Platforma Festival showcasing the arts by, with and about refugees, taking place in Newcastle and across the North East in October 2017.

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  • Arts and Social Change retreat
    Learning, Multi Art-form

    Wednesday 5th October 2016 11:00 to 16:30

    Next month (5-7 October) Counterpoints Arts travels to Dartington Hall for a retreat dedicated to the Arts and Social Change, with a special focus on Migration and Displacement.

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  • Everyday on Canalside Street Party
    Community, Multi Art-form

    Saturday 16th July 2016 11:00 to 16:30 at Phillip Street, Hoxton, N1 5NU

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  • Moving Stories – Supplementary Schools and families Special event
    Multi Art-form

    Saturday 25th June 2016 11:00 to 16:30

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  • Moving stories: a Refugee Week special at the British Museum
    Multi Art-form

    Friday 24th June 2016 11:00 to 16:30 at The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG

    In partnership with the British Museum we bring a very special Friday Late event, curated around this year's Refugee Week theme of Welcome and, of course, the incredible Museum's collection of objects, stories and ideas.

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  • Casablanca Event
    Film, Multi Art-form, Music

    Friday 22nd June 2012 11:00 to 16:30 at Victoria & Albert Museum

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  • Platforma Festival 2013 – Manchester
    Multi Art-form

    Monday 4th November 2013 11:00 to 16:30 at Manchester

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  • Launch of Counterpoints Art’s 2015 programme
    Multi Art-form

    Monday 26th January 2015 11:00 to 16:30

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  • Refugee Week launch at Southbank Centre
    Multi Art-form

    Sunday 19th June 2016 11:00 to 16:30

    Counterpoints Arts is delighted to be collaborating with Southbank Centre in London for the launch of Refugee Week on 19 June at the Southbank Centre as part of their world famous Meltdown festival – curated this year by Guy Garvey.

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  • Refugee Artists in Europe Today – talk and discussion at King’s Place
    Multi Art-form

    Sunday 21st June 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    Talk with Mary Mitchell, poet George Szirtes and Syrian musician Maya Youssef - in collaboration with The Continuum Ensamble.

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  • dis/placed
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Tuesday 16th June 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    A week-long programme of events, featuring over 40 artists responding to global demographic shifts and unprecedented levels of human
 displacement.

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  • Family event at V&A Childhood Museum
    Multi Art-form

    Saturday 20th June 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    It’s your story too! – Refugee Week family event organised in partnership with the V&A Childhood Museum

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  • Celebrating 70 Years of Migration
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Saturday 2nd May 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    The Southbank Centre and Counterpoints Arts are pleased to invite you to join us in celebrating our brand new exhibition: Adopting Britain - 70 Years of Migration

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  • Adopting Britain
    Multi Art-form, Visual Arts

    Friday 17th April 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration exhibition - presented by the Southbank Centre in partnership with Counterpoints Arts

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  • Launch of Everyday On Canalside
    Multi Art-form

    Friday 20th February 2015 11:00 to 16:30

    The Everyday on Canalside project is launching its participatory arts website. The project is a portrait of a place and its people and has been up and running for the past year.

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