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The Ubuntu Hour, a new series of monthly online events, from Tangle Theatre Company, aims to create a new platform and opportunity to keep people connected.

29 October 2020  -  29 October 2020

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.

28 September 2020  -  18 October 2020
TWITTER As far as isolation goes

Phosphoros Theatre Company presents: But everything has an ending: an anthology of digital performances in response to COVID-19. As told by those who have had their lives interrupted before.

20 April 2020  -  26 April 2020
But everything has an ending graphic copy

LegalAliens’ powerful and evocative production features the cast rotating through the roles of migrant, politician, citizen, CEO and a VIP bot, all part of a perverse and random mechanism. A live camera projects part of the action on screen, as our lives become increasingly part of a gigantic video game in which even the most dramatic situations – boats crossing the Med, border control techniques, the selling of weapons – can be sold to the public as glamorous products.

03 March 2020  -  08 March 2020
closed lands

As award-winning theatre-makers Border Crossings create their new play about these indentured migrations, the company of actors from Mauritius and the UK begin to feel the weight of history in their own lives and their responsibility to the past. Join them as together they question who has the right to tell a story and who has the right to be heard.

06 February 2020  -  23 February 2020
great experiment

On Arriving is a new one-woman play, exploring a young refugee’s fight for survival, as her country falls apart before her eyes.

04 February 2020  -  09 February 2020
on arriving

This event is a chance for theatres and non-profit organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers in London to come together to discuss how we can build on the work already being done to create theatres of welcome.

01 October 2019  -  01 October 2019
theatre of welcome

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

Welcome to the UK sets Britain in a wild funfair, led by an accordion-playing ringmaster/prime minister who rules this place with her hostile environment policy. With satirical songs, clowning and vibrant ensemble performance, the show raises awareness in the alarming absurdities of the refugee crisis, Brexit and global politics.

11 June 2019  -  12 June 2019

From the precinct of a pizza shop we embark on a journey across time and continents to explore how they got here, where they’re going and what they’ve learnt along the way. It’s a story of male and cultural identity, of family and fatherhood, a lyrical collage of memories,hopes, dreams and imagined realities.

24 January 2019  -  30 June 2019
pizza shop heroes

Hajja Souad, an 80-year old Palestinian woman living on the besieged Gaza Strip, knows about business. She has survived decades of wars and oppression through making shrouds for the dead. A compelling black comedy, The Shroud Maker delves deep into the intimate life of ordinary Palestinians to weave a highly distinctive path through Palestine’s turbulent past and present.

15 February 2019  -  22 March 2019

Shortlisted for the Amnesty Freedom of Expression Award 2016, this unique emerging company stars four refugee young men who made the arduous journey to the UK on their own as children from Afghanistan, Eritrea and Albania.

02 December 2018  -  03 December 2018
pizza shop heroes