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An international team of musicians will create pure joy with over 100 children from primary schools across London! Inspired by music from Syrian, Roma, Mozambican and other refugee cultures, children will write and perform songs together.

21 June 2019  -  21 June 2019
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West Midlands

A Senegalese musician descended from a Griot family line of percussionists and singers. A talented percussionist and former member of l’Orchestre National du Senegal, who has now forged his own identity as a singer, songwriter, and multi instrumentalist drawing on the traditional music and rhythms of West Africa

11 May 2019  -  11 May 2019
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Join Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham for intimate and acoustic performances from Nifeco CostaTrio (Guinea Bissau) & Didier Kisala Trio (DRCongo)

08 May 2019  -  08 May 2019
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his June will be the 21st Refugee Week, taking place across the UK. It’s one of the biggest arts festivals in the country, a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. There are also international events in Australia, Europe and beyond.

17 June 2019  -  23 June 2019
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Refugee Week

Stories of Sanctuary is embarking on a UK tour, visiting the North East in March, Yorkshire in June, the Midlands in August and the South in November.

21 March 2019  -  30 November 2019
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Join the World Harmony Orchestra on Sunday 11 November (Remembrance Sunday) to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice in music.

11 November 2018  -  11 November 2018
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Celebrating unity in diversity with their 4th CD release ‘Saraba Sufiyana’’ (Mystic Utopia) Rafiki Jazz music is ‘a love-letter to this intricate world in all its beauty and complexity’ and features at its heart the compelling vocal quartet of Sufi Sarah Yaseen, Hebrew-Hindi singer-songwriter Avital Raz, Egyptian master-musician Mina Salama and Senegalese griot Kadialy Kouyate.

29 September 2018  -  05 November 2018
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Songs Of Sanctuary will be performed at Durham Cathedral along with Raghad Haddad, viola player from the National Syrian Orchestra, along with Sam and some of the group.

19 October 2018  -  19 October 2018
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European Youth Music Refugee Choirs are brand new for 2018, reflecting the same ethos of international friendship through high quality music making. Their first concert will be held at Leicester Cathedral.

03 August 2018  -  03 August 2018
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Exiled Writers Ink with Hikayetna (for the writers) present an exploration of the ambiguous line between absence and presence in words, film and music

06 August 2018  -  06 August 2018
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London

St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG 30 June, 8pm Rachel Beckles Willson – vocals, oud Francesco Iannuzzelli – guitar, oud, rubab Ciro Montanari – tabla Kostas Tsarouchis – double bass Evgenios Voulgaris – yayli tanbur What connects the stories of a Gambian rapper, an exiled Italian writer and an […]

30 June 2018  -  30 June 2018
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V&A,  Gallery 4 – The Globe, Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL Four members of Freedom from Torture’s creative writing group ‘Write to Life’ share their moving, surprising and darkly humorous stories in prose and song. A musical journey to London from Cuba, Burundi, Uganda and Iran, with stories of what was lost and gained on […]

17 June 2018  -  17 June 2018
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