Join us to explore how arts, culture, education and the media can bring communities together and help change the conversation about refugees.
CAN presents Horizons Festival: a programme of events in partnership with HOME Manchester as part of Refugee Week 2019. A packed week of events celebrating international arts and global cultures, Horizons Festival will showcase the best in contemporary creativity, raise awareness, challenge stereotypes and bring the communities of our city together.
Yorkshire and Humberside
Migration Matters Festival is the largest Refugee week Festival in the UK. It is pay what you feel theatre and arts festival that celebrates the positive impact migration and refugees have had on Sheffield and the UK.
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.
The Migration Museums Network and Counterpoints Arts are hosting a free evening event at the Migration Museum to plan Refugee Week 2018 activities together.
Journeys Festival International host a unique, globally inspired takeover of the Whitworth, bringing the gallery to life with international sounds, performances and creativity from around the world. Celebrate the talents and stories of refugee and asylum seeker artists who now call the city home.
Journeys Festival International invites you to share your thoughts and network over a free coffee and slice of cake. The event will take place in the Lightbox Gallery at LCB Depot, with the Migration Museum’s Call Me by My Name pop up exhibition giving a context for the discussion.
Journeys Festival International present a pop up exhibition of the Migration Museum’s Call Me By My Name in the Lightbox Gallery, Leicester. The exhibition will feature a replica refugee shelter, similar to those made to house refugees in the Calais ‘Jungle.’
Refugee Week is 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. This year the Festival, managed by Counterpoints Arts, runs from 19-25 June with the theme of “Our Shared Future”