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East Midlands
19 June 2017  -  19 June 2017

Lunchtime Coffee Shop Conversation


In partnership with the British Red Cross

Monday 19th June, 1 – 2pm

GRAYS Coffee Shop & Kitchen, LCB Depot, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1RE

FREE, plus complimentary tea and coffee

Journeys Festival International and the British Red Cross invite you join a part performance, part open discussion to celebrate Refugee Week and the talents of refugees who now call Leicester ‘home.’

This will be an opportunity to find out about the reality of the refugee and asylum experience. Guests will include Singer-songwriter Ramelle Kabasele, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, now living in Leicester. Ramelle has worked on music with spoken word and hip hop artist Scroobius Pip and Parang Khezri, an award-winning film maker from Iran.

The event will be co-chaired by Joseph Thurgate – British Red Cross, Refugee Service and Nicola Middler – Executive Producer, Journeys Festival International.

Journeys Festival International – Full festival coming to Leicester 21 August – 03 September 2017


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Exhibition as part of Refugee Week #OurSharedFuture