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Exiled Writers Ink invites you to an evening of Poetry and Prose with Miriam Frank, Dumi Senda, Shirin Razavian and Mahmood Jamal

07 August 2017  -  07 August 2017
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The Old Church, Stoke Newington, London N16 0JR “I like to close my eyes when I’m talking serious things” A polyphonic work-in-progress by members of the Akwaaba Storytelling Group. Akwaaba is a social centre for migrants in Dalston. Every Sunday we come together to build community over a shared meal. Akwaaba’s storytelling group is a […]

31 May 2017  -  31 May 2017
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A creative postcard session to protest against the Border Wall between the US and Mexico. Open Mic to follow.

08 May 2017  -  08 May 2017
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Lucy Popescu presents an eve of readings from A Country of Refuge, her critically acclaimed anthology of writings about asylum seekers, refugees and migration, with contributors Hassan Abdulrazzak, Amanda Craig, Stephen Kelman, Courttia Newland and Ruth Padel.

24 February 2017  -  24 February 2017
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Exiled Writers Ink Exiled Lit CafePresents “ OUT OF THE ASHES ” 7.30PM Monday 5th DecemberBetsy Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3BL£5 or £3 2016 Exiled Writers Ink members and asylum seekers With poets: Wafaa Abed Al Razzaq, Gregory Spis, Hmdi Khalif, Peter Godismo, David Clark Wafaa Abed Al Razzaq (pictured) is an Iraqi poet and […]

05 December 2016  -  05 December 2016
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For the 2016 Being Human Festival, the research team of the Paris Centre for Migrant Writing and Expression (University of London Institute in Paris) has coordinated a series of translation laboratories with asylum seekers living in France and unable to complete their intended journey to Great Britain.

19 November 2016  -  25 November 2016
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London

Southbank Centre is welcoming Good Chance to this year’s Festival of Love. Having set up a temporary theatre of hope at the Calais ‘Jungle’ refugee camp, Good Chance presents their series Encampment as just that: a space of welcome and expression, housing a daily programme of theatre, art, music, discussion and workshops, with special guests and performances.

30 July 2016  -  07 August 2016
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Refugee Tales 2016 will open with a Day of Thought, Performance and Action on the subject of Being Detained Indefinitely. Speakers will include: Ali Smith, Angie Hobbs, Ben Okri, Carol Watts, Cornelius Katona, David Herd, Jerome Phelps, Marina Warner, Maurice Wren, Sarah Turnbull, Patrick Kingsley, Shami Chakrabarti and Steve Collis.

03 July 2016  -  03 July 2016
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On July 2nd, London-based arts and human rights charity Sandblast will join forces with acclaimed UK music academy Stave House for a multi-arts Mid-summer Western Sahara Festival.

02 July 2016  -  02 July 2016
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