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Tuesday 16th June 10-6.30
Crisis: Open sessions for Refugee Week
Crisis, Homeless Charity
Free arts workshops for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
Wednesday 17th June 4-6
Insight into the Eritrean Situation: Refugee Week Meeting
Northern Refugee Centre, SYMAAG
Speakers including Eritrean national Tesfamhret Tsegazghi talking about why
1 in 10 Eritreans have left their country in search of safety and human rights.
Thursday 18th June
Fusion Group Celebration 10.30-1
Together Women, Places for People
A friendly, informal group for women to meet chat and celebrate food from
around the world.
Northern Refugee Centre Fashion Show 3-6
Northern Refugee Centre
A whole host of activities including stalls, henna art/face painting, raffle, music
and the fashion show
Friday 19th June
Women’s Voices 12.30-1.30
Poetry, stories and spoken word on themes of exile and empowerment, with
writers from diverse backgrounds, including refugees, asylum-seekers and
their allies. Featuring Ethel Maqeda, Tchiyiwe Chihana, Violet Dickenson,
Jeannie McGinnis and River Wolton.
Migration Question Time, Screening of The Waltz of Lost Dreams 6-9
City of Sanctuary, Vertebra Theatre
Be part of the conversation on migration and refugee issues as a panel of
speakers answer questions posed throughout the week in an informative
discussion, as well as a screening of Vertebra Theatre’s ‘The Waltz of Lost
Open Kitchen Social Club at Sundown 10-12
Open Kitchen Social Club
Open Iştah Night Kitchen 8-12
Open Istah Kitchen Social Club
The community café invites you to break bread and enjoy food and music from around the world.
Saturday 20th June
Quite Right Theatre
A Kosovan man returns to Sheffield 15 years after arriving as a refugee in
1999 when war forced him to confront the unimaginable; evacuating his home
and being separated from his family.
Persian folk and blues among other songs from Arash Sabet and his band
Parisa Borhan 4.10-4.40
An Iranian singer with 14 years experience, singing in Farsi, Kurdish, Turkish
‘Tanja’ + Q&A 5-6
Strawberry Blonde Curls Theatre Company
Set in her room at Yarl’s Wood, this is her story, her life, her love of Roma
culture and music, her (despite everything) love of England and the abuse she
has suffered in her quest for refuge.
In addition to the exciting programme of events, the Theatre Delicatessen
Café will be hosting activities with screenings of Vertebra Theatre’s ‘The
Waltz of Lost Dreams’, Information boards about Sheffield’s refugee charities
and action groups, an audio experience about migration and other arts based