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North East

Working across Europe, Juan delGado has focused his recent practice on gathering and presenting stories from newly-arrived communities. For Common Ground, he has curated a short artist moving image programme by and about refugees and migrants. From the every day to the cataclysmic, the films and animations are tender, funny and heart rending.

19 October 2017  -  21 October 2017
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Children from three east end primary schools in Newcastle have been hard at work in their schools, singing, dancing and rehearsing to put together a performance of a brand new musical ‘As Free As a Bird!’ for the start of the Platforma festival.

19 October 2017  -  19 October 2017
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North East

Ritournelle (once more, from the top) is the result of Katia Kameli’s artist-residency at the Church of St John the Baptist, Newcastle upon Tyne, which is programmed in collaboration with Platforma.

21 October 2017  -  15 January 2018
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The past few years have seen an unprecedented rise in war and natural disaster accompanied buy a worldwide surge in far right politics. This has resulted in an estimated 21 million forced migrants worldwide. How can we respond to this as artists and scholars? This session aims to highlight the links between displacement and art and discuss the challenges of creating work about an on-going crisis.

27 October 2017  -  27 October 2017
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From Syria to Gateshead is an artistic and musical exploration of belonging among refugee-background Syrian young people living in Gateshead. It emerges out of a participatory arts-based study of belonging among young forced migrants living in regional cities in Australia and the United Kingdom.

19 October 2017  -  26 October 2017
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Connecting Communities is part of the 4th national Platforma Festival for the arts which is by, about and for refugees and migrants. Join us for a day of free performances and conversations about how the arts can bring people together around issues relating to refugees and migration.

19 October 2017  -  19 October 2017
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Join us in Newcastle for the Platforma Conference as part of the 4th biennial Platforma Festival to share practice, ideas and inspiration with artists and organisations from across the North East, the UK and internationally.

27 October 2017  -  28 October 2017
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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.

19 October 2017  -  31 October 2017
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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.

10 March 2017  -  10 March 2017
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East Midlands

Journeys Extra is a new initiative, developed by ArtReach in collaboration with Leicester City of Sanctuary, which will run in parallel to the Platforma Festival in Leicester

02 November 2015  -  09 November 2015
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Dreaming of home

The third Platforma Festival will take place in Leicester across the first week of November led by Counterpoints Arts in partnership with ArtReach, featuring performances, exhibtions and the Platforma Conference.

02 November 2015  -  07 November 2015
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Platforma Festival – Internal Terrains explores life as a choreography of decades, in search of what’s at stake as we move from one decade to another. Poetic and sensual, the performance plays chords with films and installations, crows, cages and electric shocks.

04 November 2015  -  04 November 2015
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East Midlands

Platforma Festival – Transport returns with a multi-media sea saga following the recent success of their multi-award winning play Elegy.

05 November 2015  -  05 November 2015
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