Refugee Week 20 – 26 June

20 to 26 June 2016 is Refugee Week.

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contribution of refugees – this year’s theme is welcome. 20 June is World Refugee Day.

Refugee week logoThe Refugee Week website has more information and a national events calendar.

Follow Refugee Week on twitter at @RefugeeWeek with the hashtag #RefugeesWelcome.

Locally, Refugee and Migrant Network Sutton is holding a coffee morning to celebrate Refugee Week on Saturday June 25th, 10.00-12 midday at the Oasis, Trinity Church in Sutton (corner of Cheam Road/St Nicholas Way SM1 1DZ).

Supporters are welcome to drop in while they are in Sutton.

Refugee Action Kingston is celebrating 25 years of achievements with an evening of refugee performances on 20 June at All Saints Church, Kingston. The event is free, and donations will be taken – book a ticket here.

The South Bank Centre is marking Refugee Week with a series of talks, music and free events. Find out more on their website here.

In Brixton on 2 June, students from the Baytree Centre and volunteers from the Wonder Foundation will be celebrating Refugee Week, sharing food, activities and stories from their homes, past and present:

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2016 from 16:00 to 18:00 at The Baytree Centre, 300 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6AE. Free tickets here.

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