Refugee Week 2019

 

Join us in celebrating Refugee Week from 17 June to 23 June  – a week of events, exhibitions, great food and pop-ups showcasing the creativity and culture refugees bring to the UK from around the world. 

Come along to enjoy; 

  • Live performances by Syrian musicians
  • Pop up food stalls by refugee chefs from Ethiopia, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Nigeria
  • Photo exhibition – Life in Syria
  • Pop-up display of MADE51, the world’s first-ever refugee-made homestore
  • Outdoor screening of award-winning film Capernaum
  • Launch of the MADE51 crowdfunding campaign, along with a drinks reception, speeches, live music and food stalls

Events are open to all but spaced is limited to some events, so RSVP below to avoid disappointment.  


Monday June 17         

1-2pm: Lighting Matches in the Wind - a panel discussion on the role and effect of art in society | Find out more and RSVP here.

6-8pm: A Journey Through St. Paul's: A Refugee Week Celebration | Find out more and RSVP here.     

Location: St. Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD


Tuesday June 18               

11:30am-3pm: Food court with refugee chefs

12-2pm: Live music by Syrian singer Hamsa Mounif (The Voice Middle East)

6-9pm: Outdoor cinema - Capernaum screening | Find out more and RSVP here

6-8:30pm: Food court with refugee chefs

Location: WeWork, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YD


Wednesday June 19         

All day: Photo exhibition - Life in Syria

11:30am-3pm: Food court with refugee chefs

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch and learn with Groundwork and UNHCR to understand refugee employment | Find out more and RSVP here

6-8:30pm: Food court with refugee chefs

Location: WeWork, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YD


Thursday June 20             

All day: Photo exhibition - Life in Syria, MADE51 Pop-up

11:30am-3pm: Food court with refugee chefs

12-2pm: Live music by Syrian Guitarist, Kareem Ghali

6-8:30pm: Food court with refugee chefs

6-9pm: World Refugee Day, A Celebration of Culture & Creativity - drinks, live music and MADE51 Pop-up | Find out more and RSVP here. 

Location: WeWork, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YD


Friday June 21                   

All day: Photo exhibition - Life in Syria,MADE51 Pop-up

Location: WeWork, 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YD