Online: How can musicians from refugee backgrounds be supported, from being newly arrived to establishing and building a career? What are the barriers that need to be overcome and addressed? What action needs to be taken? #Platforma6
Yorkshire and Humberside
Opera North’s very first Theatre of Sanctuary Open Mic Night, a celebration of collaboration and connection featuring musicians from around the world who are now based in the region, plus a special performance from Stone Flowers. #Platforma6
As part of their Spring Bitesize season, Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham present Ilias Lintzos – a multi-instrumentalist, pro-drummer, and producer from Greece, based in Birmingham.
Join Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham for the first of their Autumn Live Stream events with Zimbabwean singer and mbira player Milicent Chapanda, followed by a World Music set from DJ Mark ‘Magoo’ Robertson
Journeys Festival International is an annual arts Festival that celebrates the creative talent of exceptional artists from sanctuary seeking backgrounds and shares experiences of refugee and asylum-seeking communities through artistic and creative encounters.
A brand new intercultural collaboration from four Birmingham based musicians. Combining folk influences from Haiti, Zimbabwe, UK and America with strings, percussion, synths, electronics and vocal explorations, come and hear some never-heard-before music from some of the region’s most exciting musicians.