20 - 21 Nov 2018

Learning Lab: Dead Reckoning with artist Bern o’Donoghue

Community & Participation, Learning

On 20th November drop in and participate with artist Bern O’Donoghue and Counterpoints Arts in the making of Dead Reckoning, an immersive installation bearing witness to the huge loss […]

7 Nov 2018

Learning Lab with Open University


Join us for a Learning Lab that will draw on the collaborative work between the Open University and Counterpoints Arts as part of Tate Exchange

4 Nov 2018

No Direction Home – Standup

Comedy, Performance & Dance

Camden People’s Theatre (CPT) and Counterpoints Arts present an evening of standup comedy written and performed by people from refugee backgrounds. Featuring a lineup of first-time comedians coached for […]

27 Oct 2018

Travelling Tales

Multi-Art Form

Join us this half term during Southbank Centre's London Literature Festival for an exciting afternoon of performance, literature and spoken word on the Clore Ballroom for primary school aged children.

26 Oct 2018

Global Significance


Join us at Tate Modern (Level 5) for a day of hip-hop, poetry, and spoken Word at Tate Exchange with Tania Bruguera, Tate Neighbours and Counterpoints Arts Global Significance […]

17 - 19 Oct 2018

Pop Culture and Social Change Retreat

Learning, Multi-Art Form, Pop Culture

Counterpoints Arts is bringing together a select, invited group of around 50 individuals from the worlds of the visual and performing arts, broadcast media, entertainment, advertising, fashion, social media, philanthropy, charity and policy sectors.

2 - 28 Oct 2018

Tania Bruguera in residency at Tate Exchange

Visual Arts

As part of the Hyundai Turbine Hall Commission, Tania Bruguera will be in residency at Tate Exchange for the month of October.

24 Jun 2018

Moving stories: a Refugee Week special event

Multi-Art Form

Come to the Museum for a day of performances, films and workshops to celebrate Refugee Week.

24 Jun 2018



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23 Jun 2018

These Walls Must Fall

Multi-Art Form

Image: Hejira AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORD, MUSIC AND RESISTANCE! An event organised by friends at Quakers in Britain, in collaboration with Right to Remain, Detention Action, Student Action […]

23 Jun 2018

Eid Festival 2018


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

22 Jun 2018

Refugee Week Friday late opening at the V&A

Multi-Art Form, Music

DJs, talks, film and music across the museum, celebrating Refugee Week’s 20th birthday.

21 Jun 2018

Central Airport THF + intro

Film and Photography

This visually striking and poignant documentary explores Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport, which is today used as shelter for refugees.

20 Jun 2018

Above the Drowning Sea

Film and Photography

The fascinating story of a Chinese diplomat who saved the lives of many refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe.

20 Jun 2018

Refugee Readings at Doughty Street Chambers

Visual Arts

Exclusive readings in an intimate setting at Doughty Street Chambers.

19 - 17 Jun 2018

A Season in France

Film and Photography

A teacher flees to France from his war-torn country in this deeply affecting drama.

17 Jun 2018

Refugee Week Launch at the V&A

Multi-Art Form

Join us for workshops, music and performances as we kick off Refugee Week at the V&A.

17 Jun 2018

Through Our Eyes + Q&A with director Samir Mehanovic

Film and Photography

Does humanity ever learn from past tragedy? BAFTA-winning director Samir Mehanovic investigates.

14 Jun - 7 Mar 2018

The Foreigner’s Home + intro by Counterpoints Arts + discussion

Film and Photography

A provocative meditation on humanity’s oldest divisions, based around Toni Morrison’s artistic and intellectual vision.

22 - 27 May 2018

Who Are We?

Learning, Multi-Art Form, Visual Arts

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

16 - 7 Mar 2018

Learning Lab: The Politics of People and Place


A Learning Lab exploring the impact of austerity politics on local communities through three place-based arts projects.

7 Mar 2018

Juan delGado’s Living Room: Crossing Thresholds in Wakefield

Community & Participation, Visual Arts

A Learning Lab focusing on the participatory and social engagement work of Juan delGado - as seen through the lens of his two-stage ‘Living Room’ project set in the cultural and social landscape of Wakefield and at Art House.

6 Mar - 11 Jan 2018

Borderline at The Pleasance

Performance & Dance

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.

28 Feb 2018

Refugee Week 2018 planning event for museums and galleries

The Migration Museums Network and Counterpoints Arts are hosting a free evening event at the Migration Museum to plan Refugee Week 2018 activities together.

12 Feb 2018

Refugee Week Conference

Get set for Refugee Week 2018 Join us for a day of listening, learning and networking in preparation for the 20th birthday edition of Refugee Week, 18-24 June 2018. Expect […]