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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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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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Yorkshire and Humberside

Tea, Textiles and Time by Kate Dunn and Matilda Velevitch - presented in Harrogate as part of #Platforma6
16-10-2021  -  16-10-2021
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Join Rich Wiles and artists Taysir Batniji, Ala Buisir, Gohar Dashti and Andrew Jackson, as well as writer Anan Tello and Raghad Mardini, founding director of Litehouse Gallery, for an international symposium inspired by In Which Language Do We Dream? #Platforma6
16-10-2021  -  16-10-2021
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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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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: A free seminar led by Anna Nyburg exploring the contribution of refugees, primarily Jewish, to the British textile, fashion and design industries in the 1930s and beyond, with a particular focus on those who settled and worked in Yorkshire. #Platforma6
12-10-2021  -  12-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: Transforming with Poetry presents a free online poetry translation event open to all, that seeks to build bridges in a divided world. #Platforma6
08-10-2021  -  08-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online.: Leeds Playhouse host a Theatre of Sanctuary Network meeting via Zoom for anyone interested in learning more about the network. Plus a panel discussion on good practice.
08-10-2021  -  08-10-2021
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Yorkshire and Humberside

Online: Sharing practice, ideas and questions about connections between the arts and ESOL. #Platforma6
07-10-2021  -  07-10-2021
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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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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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