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Stand and Be Counted want to commission three responsive and original new works to be streamed online in April 2020. “We want you to create an exciting 20 minute (max) online performance/artwork for our communities in Sheffield, Bradford and Coventry. Each selected artist/company will receive £300 and support from us to deliver your work to […]

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29th January 2020

Marlborough Theatre in Brighton are hosting This Is Who I Am by the theatre company ice&fire next Friday 7th February at 7.30pm as part of their New Queers on the Block programme. This Is Who I Am interweaves first hand accounts of LGBTQIA+ people’s experiences of the UK asylum process – collected over many months […]

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From HOME, Manchester & Community Arts North West (CAN) Deadline: Mon 13 Jan, 5pm This opportunity is aimed at Northern-based artists and companies from refugee backgrounds. Horizons Festival celebrates international arts and global culture and runs alongside Refugee Week. The festival features a week long programme of theatre, film, art, performance, workshops and debate showcasing the artistic talent […]

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Contested Desires is transnational project led in the UK by D6 exploring our shared and contested Colonial heritage and its influence on contemporary culture. D6 is an established visual arts producer, which for over 28 years has delivered transnational programmes working with extraordinary artists and intrepid partners to create works of art within neighbourhoods and […]

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Would you like to try stand-up comedy? No Direction Home is a project created in 2018 by Camden People’s Theatre & Counterpoints Arts. Workshops over the past year led by professional stand-up Tom Parry resulted in a number of performances across London, culminating in a Refugee Week gig at Southbank Centre. We are now recruiting a […]

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Pop Culture – Young People – Migration & Social Change CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS 21-22 October 2019, Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury A 2-day ‘retreat’ as part of Platforma 5 Introduction Pop Culture and Social Change is a pioneering project from Counterpoints Arts exploring how the power of pop culture can be harnessed to shift the […]

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The London Migration Film Festival (LMFF) will hold its fourth annual edition from 28 November-4 December 2019. The aim of LMFF is to challenge the rhetoric on migration that often frames migrants in binaries, as enemies or victims. In 2018 LMFF contained 30 films, 21 events, three workshops, panel discussions, comedy, theatre, music, and more. […]

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Since autumn 2018 Camden People’s Theatre, Counterpoints Arts and award-winning comedian Tom Parry (Pappy’s; Badults; The Lost Disc) have been running the No Direction Home stand-up programme for aspiring comics from refugee and migrant backgrounds. The project is free and open to anyone, with regular evening workshops and performance opportunities. No previous experience required. If […]

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12th December 2018

Initiatives of Change present a training course starting in February 2019. The Refugees as Re-Builders course aims to empower them to contribute to rebuilding their countries of origin by giving them access to knowledge and skills regarding nation-building that they may not otherwise receive through academic studies or work experience. The course will cover three […]

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By Stephen Burke My theatre company recently researched and mounted an inaugural tour of a new play. Commissioned by Migration Yorkshire the play is called How to be Lucky and it is the result of research carried out with Syrians being resettled to the UK, specifically Yorkshire. The production had been designed with age 15-19 […]

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Head of Public Engagement The Migration Museum Project is looking to reach and engage new audiences through their exhibitions, events, workshops and outreach work. They are seeking a Head of Public Engagement to scope, design and work with their existing team and partners to deliver a public engagement strategy. They are looking for someone with experience […]

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Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation have announced the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June 2019. The […]

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