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Online: "Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels" is an online exhibition which will incorporate over 20 international textiles from the Conflict Textiles collection focused on global displacement, both historical and current, its multiple impacts and the experiences of refugees both before and after they arrive and settle in their host country. #Platforma6
01-10-2021  -  07-11-2021
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Commissioned by Counterpoints Arts for the sixth biennial Platforma Festivial, four poets will work with participants across Yorkshire to create new work for local performances. #Platforma6
01-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Compass Collective joins Leeds Playhouse and the British Red Cross to deliver an exciting new project. Over the course of a month, Compass will bring two groups of young people seeking sanctuary together in Leeds to develop a dramatic audio piece. #Platforma6
04-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Mafwa Theatre's first cohort of Associate Artists will be each developing and delivering a digital version of their work as part of Platforma 6 with support from Counterpoints Arts. #Platforma6
04-10-2021  -  31-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Migran-te is a new outdoor multidisciplinary performance by emerging Latinx artists Pepa Duarte and Charly Monreal. it explores the intimate and ritualistic act of ‘having tea’ in Latin America, transposing the privacy of the home to the public space that uses magical realism to explore migrant identities. #Platforma6
16-10-2021  -  23-10-2021
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Online: How can musicians from refugee backgrounds be supported, from being newly arrived to establishing and building a career? What are the barriers that need to be overcome and addressed? What action needs to be taken? #Platforma6
19-10-2021  -  19-10-2021
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Join Tatiana Hernández-De Ceapóg in Leeds for free textile-making workshops, inspired by the Chilean textile art form of creating ‘Arpilleras’. #Platforma6
22-10-2021  -  23-10-2021
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Online. Ismail Einashe engages with a city riven with layered histories that are being reshaped by contemporary arrivals from outside Europe. Presented live from the 2021 Autumn School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, an initiative of Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts (Ireland) and Counterpoints Arts’ Learning Lab (UK). #Platforma6
22-10-2021  -  22-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

An evening of multi-lingual poetry and spoken word from local writers and performers, plus special guests for the Halifax Festival of Words. #Platforma6
22-10-2021  -  22-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Rafiki Jazz are a group of musicians and singers from Africa, India, the Middle East, South America and Europe, bound together on a mission to share their borderless music. #Platforma6
23-10-2021  -  23-10-2021
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Opera North’s very first Theatre of Sanctuary Open Mic Night, a celebration of collaboration and connection featuring musicians from around the world who are now based in the region, plus a special performance from Stone Flowers. #Platforma6
26-10-2021  -  26-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

A poetry workshop led by Anan Tello and performances presented by Artworks Creative Communities and Counterpoints Arts. #Platforma6
28-10-2021  -  28-10-2021
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AROUK and Artworks Creative Communities invite you to for a film, food, friendship and fundrasing to support educations projects for Rohingyan children in Cox's Bazaar refugee camp in Bangladesh.
30-10-2021  -  30-10-2021
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