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Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration
Adopting Britain: 70 Years of Migration
An interactive, accessible exhibition about immigration as part of Changing Britain
15/04/2015 10:00 - 06/09/2015 23:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
Your Jewish Museum: Journeys
Your Jewish Museum: Journeys
A crowd-sourced exhibition exploring the theme of Journeys
26/05/2015 10:00 - 04/09/2015 17:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
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Different Pasts, Shared Futures
City of Sanctuary Exhibition at Light House Media Centre
01/06/2015 09:00 - 30/05/2015 08:30
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Cambodian Recollections
Cambodian Recollections
Refugee Week sessions for Hackney Primary Schools
07/06/2015 09:30 - 30/07/2015 17:30
London
Educational event
 
Refugee Week - Share Your Thoughts!
Refugee Week - Share Your Thoughts!
Come and share your thoughts! Head down to concourse to write on our Refugee Week Campaign Board. Tell us what 'refuge' means to you. This is an easy and fun way to find out more about Refugee Week and get involved.
08/06/2015 10:00 - 14/06/2015 17:00
West Midlands
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
Knitted Narratives exhibition and Keele Refugee Week launch
Knitted Narratives exhibition and Keele Refugee Week launch
This is the launch reception for the Keele Refugee Week events. There will be an exhibition of work produced by refugee women living in stoke called Knitted Narratives
08/06/2015 17:30 - 18:30
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
New and Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection
New and Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection
This 2 hour workshop hosted by the School of Law will explore new and emerging issues in refugee protection internationally.
09/06/2015 13:00 - 15:00
West Midlands
Educational event
 
Quiz and Photographic Exhibition
Quiz and Photographic Exhibition
The weekly KPA quiz will be based on the theme of refugees and asylum seekers this week. The photographic exhibition from last year’s Keele Refugee Week will be displayed again in the KPA. This exhibition aims to capture the different stages of displaced lives in search of sanctuary. The pictures represent original work collected by sociologist Dr Ala Sirriyeh (Keele) and anthropologist Sebastien Bachelet (Edinburgh) during their field research in the UK and Morocco.
09/06/2015 19:30 - 22:00
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Film: Climate Refugees
Film: Climate Refugees
Climate Refugees by Michael Nash - A documentary film about the ‘human face of climate change’. http://www.climaterefugees.com/Home. This event is being hosted by Green Keele (http://www.keele.ac.uk/greenkeele/)
10/06/2015 12:00 - 13:00
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Social Networks and Belonging
Social Networks and Belonging
This is a workshop organised by the Sociology staff at Keele University on the theme of social networks and belonging among refugees and asylum seekers in the UK
10/06/2015 14:00 - 17:30
West Midlands
Educational event
 
Refugee and Asylum Seeking Healthcare Professionals
Refugee and Asylum Seeking Healthcare Professionals
Tutors from Reache North West will be holding a workshop at Keele University as part of Keele Refugee Week 2015. In our interactive 90 minute workshop, we will give a short overview of the work done by Reache North West. We will then run some activities and exercises to help participants understand some of the practical and psychological issues involved in working in a new culture and finish by leading a discussion.
11/06/2015 11:00 - 12:30
West Midlands
Educational event
 
Film: Le Havre
Film: Le Havre
Screenings of Le Havre (A. Kaurismaki 2011), a film offering an alternative representation of migration and relations between migrants and ‘local’ communities.
11/06/2015 13:00 - 15:00
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Jeremy Lefroy MP Stafford talk on refugee camps in South Lebanon and Jordan
Jeremy Lefroy MP Stafford talk on refugee camps in South Lebanon and Jordan
Jeremy Lefroy is the Member of Parliament for Stafford and is a prominent campaigner on behalf of refugees. He is Chair of the All Parties Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases and visited South Lebanon and the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in 2014 in his role as a member of the International Development Committee. He will be speaking about his experiences and the insights he has gained on the plight of refugees in the Middle East.
11/06/2015 18:00 - 19:00
West Midlands
Conference/seminar/lecture
 
Fundraising Sales event
Fundraising Sales event
Fundraising sales event: come and buy second-hand clothes, handmade jewellery, hand-embroidered toys, books, and other household items. All money will go directly to Embrace, a small grass roots community project, run solely by volunteers. Embrace hosts a weekly ‘drop-in’ support group at the Hanley Baptist Church, Stoke-on-Trent for female refugees, asylum seekers, and their children, who are experiencing extreme hardship and social isolation in North Staffordshire as a result of the asylum pro
12/06/2015 11:00 - 18:00
West Midlands
Fundraising
 
Leave To Remain  + Q&A
Leave To Remain + Q&A
Leave To Remain film screening followed by Q&A
12/06/2015 18:15 - 21:00
London
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Poetry Evening on the theme of Home and Belonging
An evening to share thoughts ideas and poetry on the theme of Home and Belonging led by several local poets
12/06/2015 19:30 - 22:00
West Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Plymouth Hope Festival
Plymouth Hope Festival
A day full of sport and family fun day activities including cultural shows and food from all across the world.
13/06/2015 10:00 - 17:00
South West
Community event
 
Marvell House Refugee Week Celebration
Marvell House Refugee Week Celebration
A fiun filled family day for all
13/06/2015 11:00 - 03:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Community event
 
Refugee Week Mini Music Festival
Refugee Week Mini Music Festival
Free family friendly mini music festival
13/06/2015 15:00 - 18:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Community event
 
Refugee Tales - Shepherdswell
Refugee Tales - Shepherdswell
A Walk in Solidarity with Refugees and Detainees
13/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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A Reflective Gathering
14/06/2015 12:30
South and South East
Community event
 
'Cardboard City' Flashmob
'Cardboard City' Flashmob
Flashmob to raise awareness of destitution, particularly among sanctuary seekers.
14/06/2015 14:00
South and South East
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Rewrite Summer Performance
Drama and creative writing from our young people
14/06/2015 17:00 - 19:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
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Brighton and Hove Sanctuary on Sea Launch
Sanctuary on Sea Launch with a world premiere, international food and music. Don't miss it!
14/06/2015 17:00 - 20:00
South and South East
Community event
 
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Refugee Tales
Writers: Michael Zand (The Chaplain's Tale) and Inua Ellams (The Unaccompanied Minor's Tale)
14/06/2015 19:30
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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Ourmala's Warriors for Women
A week of yoga events to raise funds and awareness to help local refugee and asylum-seeking women
15/06/2015 07:00 - 21/06/2015 07:00
London
Fundraising
 
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Refugee Art Exhibition
An exhibition of local refugee artwork
15/06/2015 09:00 - 19/06/2015 09:00
East
Arts and Culture
 
Artwork from Fagley School
Common Ground / Shared Dreams
All-age, mixed-media art exhibition
15/06/2015 10:00 - 20/06/2015 17:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Arts and Culture
 
Immigration Detention: A British addiction
Immigration Detention: A British addiction
Join us in Refugee Week for this special public event on immigration detention in the UK, the recent Parliamentary Inquiry on Detention, and how you can get involved in the fight for detention reform.
15/06/2015 11:00 - 15:00
North East
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
When Mary Meets Mohammed
When Mary Meets Mohammed
a film about a Christian women called Mary meeting a Muslim man called Mohammed in Tasmania
15/06/2015 13:00 - 16:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Connected families
An exhibition of images and films discussing refugee families
15/06/2015 17:00 - 21:00
North West
Arts and Culture
 
Asylum Monologues
Asylum Monologues
Refugee Action Kingston and Kingston, Richmond and Twickenham groups of Amnesty International have come together to support the performance of Asylum Monologues by the acclaimed Ice and Fire theatre for the first time ever in our borough.
15/06/2015 18:30 - 21:00
South and South East
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Wolverhampton "Meet and Mingle"
An opportunity to meet and talk to Asylum Seekers and Refugees
15/06/2015 19:00 - 21:00
West Midlands
Community event
 
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Refugee Tales - Chilham
The Arriver’s Tale and The Lorry Driver’s Tale
15/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
A satirical comedy about the treatment of refugees in Nairobi
Leftovers
Leftovers is a satirical comedy about the treatment of Refugees living in Nairobi.
15/06/2015 19:30 - 16/06/2015 20:45
London
Arts and Culture
 
Nottingham Movement for Justice,
Nottingham Movement for Justice,
Public Meeting
15/06/2015 19:30 - 22:00
East Midlands
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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'Homelessness & Destitution Among Sanctuary Seekers'
A public meeting to examine the issue of destitution among refugees, asylum seekers and those without recourse to public benefits.
15/06/2015 19:30 - 21:30
South and South East
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Elegy
an online audio digital release of the award-winning play from the theatre company Transport
15/06/2015 20:00 - 21/06/2015 23:59
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
Resettled Refugee Women Group Open Morning
Resettled Refugee Women Group Open Morning
Open Morning
16/06/2015 10:00 - 12:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Arts and Culture
 
Old Book
The Refugee Council at UEL: Archives and Special Collections Open Day
An Open Day to Showcase the Refugee Archives held at the University of East London Docklands Library
16/06/2015 11:00 - 18:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
Diaspora Communities and Humanitarian Action
Diaspora Communities and Humanitarian Action
A seminar to explore diaspora communities' experiences and role in humanitarian action
16/06/2015 17:30 - 20:30
South and South East
Conference/seminar/lecture
 
World Food Night
World Food Night
Worls Food Night
16/06/2015 18:00 - 20:00
East Midlands
Community event
 
91 Ways to Build a Global City
91 Ways to Build a Global City
The objective of the event is to build a global city using food to bring all of Bristol’s communities together to drive positive behavioural change and create a more sustainable city.
16/06/2015 18:00 - 22:00
South West
Arts and Culture
 
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Refugee Tales - Charing
The Visitor’s Tale and The Detainee’s Tale
16/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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The Wounds Of History
Maya Jacobs Wallfisch in conversation with Trudy Gold
16/06/2015 19:00 - 20:30
London
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'The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis & UK Response: What Oxford Can Do to Help’
Oxford City Amnesty Group will host a special edition of our monthly meeting to examine the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the UK government's response to date and how Oxford city has the power to directly support some of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees.
16/06/2015 19:15 - 21:00
South and South East
Community event
 
Leave to Remain
Leave to Remain
Special screening of 2013 film Leave to Remain, followed by a Q&A with distinguished guests
16/06/2015 19:30
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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‘'How Should Europe Respond to the Mediterranean Crisis?’
Panel discussion featuring speakers from the University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre.
17/06/2015 17:00
South and South East
Conference/seminar/lecture
 
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Refugee Tales - Wrotham 1
The Interpreter’s Tale and the Appellant’s Tale
17/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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Film screening
Leave to Remain showing at Ipswich Film Theatre
17/06/2015 19:30
East
Arts and Culture
 
Refugee Tales in Storytelling for Children....
Refugee Tales in Storytelling for Children....
Book presentation and talk
17/06/2015 19:30 - 21:00
South and South East
Educational event
 
Refugee Week Gig
Refugee Week Gig
Poetry and music
17/06/2015 19:30 - 23:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Arts and Culture
 
Evaporating Borders
Evaporating Borders
Film Screening and Panel Discussion
18/06/2015 06:30 - 09:30
East Midlands
Arts and Culture
 
Open morning and AGM
Open morning and AGM
Open morning till 12, followed by AGM
18/06/2015 10:00 - 14:00
South West
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
Open Door North East Open Day
Open Door North East Open Day
Open Door North East are having an Open Day on Thursday 18th June from 10:30 to 3pm
18/06/2015 10:30 - 03:00
North East
Community event
 
Refugee Celebration
Refugee Celebration
18/06/2015 11:00 - 16:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Community event
 
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Refugee Tales - Rochester
‘Hamedullah: The Road Home’ - Film Screening
18/06/2015 12:00
South and South East
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Lunch at Open Door
Our usual lunch but a bit more special.
18/06/2015 13:00 - 15:00
South and South East
Community event
 
Conference for Research for Action & Influence Students and Refugee Week Celebration
Conference for Research for Action & Influence Students and Refugee Week Celebration
18/06/2015 13:30 - 17:30
London
Conference/seminar/lecture
 
'Welcome' Film Screening
'Welcome' Film Screening
Screening of 'Welcome' (2009) and Q&A at Cinema City
18/06/2015 18:00
East
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Refugee Resource Football Club weekly match
Refugee Resource's Men's Group would like community members to join our weekly football match.
18/06/2015 19:00 - 20:30
South and South East
Community event
 
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Refugee Tales - Wrotham 2
The Counsellor’s Tale and The Dependant’s Tale
18/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
Refugee Week: North Koreans Living in the UK
Refugee Week: North Koreans Living in the UK
Join us on Thursday, June 18 for our first New Malden community event, ‘Refugee Week: North Koreans living in the UK’ – a celebration of the largest North Korean community in Europe. All New Malden residents are encouraged to come and meet their neighbours, learn about asylum issues faced by North Koreans in the UK, and build friendships.
18/06/2015 19:00 - 21:00
London
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‘What’s the Story?’
Refugees and asylum seekers in the media
18/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
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Ice&Fire Theatre Company present 'On a Clear Day You Can See Dover'
A play weaving together factual information and testimonies gathered from interviews with Calais migrants seeking to enter the UK.
18/06/2015 19:30 - 21:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
Akala + guests for Celebrating Sanctuary at Richmix
Akala + guests for Celebrating Sanctuary at Richmix
Akala has an eminent reputation, as a renowned MOBO award winning MC on the UK hip hop scene – but also as the founder of the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company which bridges together the themes and prose of Shakespeare with hip hop in education workshops for young people.
19/06/2015 08:00 - 12:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
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'Celebration!' Stage at Tandem Festival
The British Red Cross presents a weekend of arts, music and film featuring refugee and asylum seeker artists at Tandem Festival.
19/06/2015 17:00 - 21/06/2015 17:00
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
ASYLUM JOURNEYS
ASYLUM JOURNEYS
19/06/2015 18:00 - 19:30
East Midlands
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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Refugee Tales - Knockholt
The Friend’s Tale and the Deportee’s Tale
19/06/2015 19:30
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
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Refugees Are Welcome Sponsored Walk
A sponsored walk from Oxford City Centre to Campsfield House to raise awareness of the issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
20/06/2015 10:00
South and South East
Campaigning or awareness-raising
 
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It's Your Story Too
live performances, theatre, workshops and art installations celebrating the contributions of refugees and migrants to each of us and to the UK.
20/06/2015 10:00 - 16:30
London
Arts and Culture
 
Tile panel, Cer, Syria ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Pop-up Performance: Refugee Week
Traditional stories and music for the family from Syria
20/06/2015 11:00 - 21/06/2015 15:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
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Give me Shelter
Showcase of some of the best artworks and projects created by refugees and asylum seekers.
20/06/2015 11:00 - 19:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
International Refugee Day Festival
International Refugee Day Festival
A full day outdoor festival, with football
20/06/2015 11:00 - 15:00
Yorkshire and Humberside
Community event
 
Refugee Week Safer Streets in Cardiff
Refugee Week Safer Streets in Cardiff
Refugee Week Safer Street Party
20/06/2015 12:00 - 17:00
Wales
Arts and Culture
 
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Refugee Week Community Cup
5-a-side Football Tournament
20/06/2015 13:30 - 17:30
South West
Community event
 
Hungarian Cultural Evening
Hungarian Cultural Evening
An exhibition and evening of Hungarian culture to remember the refugees of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
20/06/2015 19:00 - 21:00
London
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Refugee Tales - Oxted
The Lawyer’s Tale and the Refugee’s Tale
20/06/2015 19:00
South and South East
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Refugee week big sing
Hear a selection of choirs working with individuals who have sought asylum in the UK.
21/06/2015 02:00 - 05:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
Drop-in Design activity
Drop-in Design: Refugee Week
21/06/2015 10:30 - 17:00
London
Arts and Culture
 
The Immigrants' Story
The Immigrants' Story
Guided walk through historic Spitalfields
21/06/2015 11:00 - 12:30
London
Arts and Culture
 
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OxGrow Global Garden
Open Community gardening from 1-5pm. All welcome!
21/06/2015 13:00 - 17:00
South and South East
Community event
 
People's History Museum
HOPE in Syria
Lina tells her story of a journey from Syria to Britain.
21/06/2015 14:00 - 15:00
North West
Arts and Culture
 
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Refugee Tales - Crawley
The Ex-Detainee’s Tale and Reprise of the Tales
21/06/2015 19:30
South and South East
Arts and Culture
 
There was a Priest, a Rabbi, and an Imam
There was a Priest, a Rabbi, and an Imam
Religion in the lives of immigrants during their period of settlement
22/06/2015 13:00 - 14:30
London
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Refugee Week Safer Streets in Wrexham
Refugee Week Safer Street Party
27/06/2015 14:00 - 17:00
Wales
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Community Base Refugee Week Event
An evening of refugee film, music and food
18/07/2015 19:30 - 22:30
South and South East
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Cultural Summer Festival
01/08/2015 02:00 - 06:00
Scotland
Arts and Culture
 
Is religious toleration the best we are going to get?
Is religious toleration the best we are going to get?
Part of Parliament in the Making
16/09/2015 13:00
London
Conference/seminar/lecture
 

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