Drawing on 20 years of experience in conflict regions around the world, Musicians Without Borders has developed an approach to using the power of music in communities experiencing the impact of war, poverty and displacement.
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.
Music in Detention (MiD), in collaboration with musician Oliver Seagar are running a 3 day residency in Dover, with musicians they worked with whilst incarcerated in the UK’s Immigration Detention System
Manchester Aid to Kosovo will be joined by some of the finest musicians from Manchester and Kosovo as Manchester celebrates 20 years of recovery in Kosovo – and Manchester – with art and music from those who have supported the charity’s projects during the last 20 years.