Refugee Week 2018: Latest events & more

Twitter is abuzz and our office has turned into a fully fledged packing factory... it must be nearly Refugee Week! The UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees kicks off a week today (Monday 18th) with hundreds of exciting creative (and mostly free) events and activities across the country.

Take part by going to an event, joining in online or doing one of 20 Simple Acts, and help us make the 20th edition of Refugee Week our biggest and most glorious yet.

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Last chance to order

Refugee Week 2018 posters and postcards, t-shirts, banners and more are still available from our online shop. Order by this Wednesday morning for delivery by Refugee Week.

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Refugee Festival Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland launches this Friday and runs until 24 June. Coordinated by Scottish Refugee Council, the festival has a range of events showing off the vibrancy and diversity of Scotland’s communities, from Syrian food to Congolese music and poetry, from the Scottish Highlands to the Borders. For more information and to see the full programme, visit the Refugee Festival Scotland website.

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What's on

A small selection of the 500+ events happening across the UK! Visit the Refugee Week website to find out what's on near you and to upload your own event. 

Nadine Shah + Rafiki Jazz: Mesmerising songwriter supported by Sheffield-based international eight-piece. Sage Gateshead, 24 June

Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell: See local weavers working on Norwich's last jacquard loom and learn about the refugee heritage of the city, 21 June

Taking Root: Family workshop to make and launch vessels carrying seeds to Birmingham's canals. Eastside Projects, Birmingham, 23 June

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English: National Theatre Wales’ and Quarantine's extraordinary new show about language. Dance House, Cardiff, Wales, 14-24 June

Pieces of the PEACE: Installation by artist-in-residence Esna Su. Sarabande: The Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London, 21-23 June

Launch of Shatila Stories: Peirene Press's novel by Syrian and Palestinian refugee writers. Waterstones, London, 20 June

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Derby Refugee Week: Music, film, food, exhibitions, museum activities and more in Derby, various venues, 16-24 June

The Sea is The Limit: Thought provoking works of art exploring migration. York Art Gallery, 4 May-2 September

Refugee World Cup: Six-a-side tournament hosted by Fulham FC Foundation. Motspur Park, London, 24 June

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