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Move across Tate Exchange through commissioned installations, symposia, and participatory workshops exploring living archives, the power of popular culture and crossing borders; migration, mobility and citizenship; and the politics of cultural policy, language diversity and translation.

21 May 2019  -  25 May 2019

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
Refugee Week

An Exiled Lit Cafe event in partnership with Amnesty International: writing about and from those imprisoned for their words in Egypt, Turkey, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

04 March 2019  -  04 March 2019

Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX (Nearest tube: Covent Garden or Leicester Square) 7.30 pm Hostile Environment – in words and music with amazing writers: Inua Ellams – Amir Darwish – Zita Holbourne – Shamim Azad with translator Selim Jahan – visiting poet Salah Faik. Guitarist/Singer Sheik Rana Inua Ellams Born in Nigeria […]

02 July 2018  -  02 July 2018
innua ellams

Looking out onto the same Mediterranean Sea, but from opposite sides of the coast, Turkish-Kurdish poet Bejan Matur and Italian jazz pianist Stefano Battaglia have synthesised their art in an exploration of the recent refugee crisis. With the Mediterranean as their stage, Matur and Battaglia have created a one-off performance inspired by its culture, history and mythology, uniting their poetry and music to question the meaning of home for all of humanity, past and present.

01 March 2018  -  01 March 2018
the sea

Join poets of different faiths and no faith to explore their experiences of conflict and the role of religion in war. See if such weighty topics can be challenged by humour – a vital weapon for survival.

05 November 2017  -  05 November 2017
poets perspective

Welcome Cinema & Kitchen invite you to an amazing day filled with gorgeous cuisine, fabulous films & plenty of fun at their Summer Food & Film Festival, 19th August, Dalston Roof Park in London

19 August 2017  -  19 August 2017

Exiled Writers Ink invites you to an evening of Poetry and Prose with Miriam Frank, Dumi Senda, Shirin Razavian and Mahmood Jamal

07 August 2017  -  07 August 2017