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June 2019

Interculture CIC: Refugee Women Talking

June 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Hamilton House. 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY.

As part of Interculture’s hugely successful Women Talking Series, they are bringing you Refugee Women Talking, a unique opportunity to hear women from refugee backgrounds tell their stories. There will be the opportunity to ask questions In this interactive panel discussion. Our aims are : to encourage people to ask questions directly to Refugee women and not just talk about them/ make assumptions, create safe spaces to bring people together to break down perceived cultural barriers, to encourage people to…

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Celebrating Sanctuary

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Queens Square, Bristol. BS1 4LH.

Our annual flagship event will take place once again in Queens Square. Our partner organisation LARA (Lorraine Ayensu Refugee Arts) has a great line up for the stage and there will be trade and information stalls, a kids area, sports and games to keep the whole family entertained. Delicious hot food from Moveable Feast and Refugee Woman of Bristol and a wonderful selection of tea and cakes supplied by Bristol Refugee Rights will be available to buy. Bring you friends,…

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My Bristol: Refugee and Asylum Seekers Photography’ Exhibition.

June 24 - June 28
Park Side Vestibules at Bristol City Hall. College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

The first part of the exhibition will showcase black and white photos - taken, developed and printed by refugees and asylum seekers in and around Bristol. All photography was produced as part of a community photography project at St Pauls Darkrooms. The second part of the exhibition will introduce you into the lives of Bristol’s long standing, diverse refugee community. An opportunity for Bristolians to meet some of their neighbours they may otherwise know little about. To see both parts…

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BRAC Bristol Refugee Artist Collective: “Generations” Art Residency/Exhibition

June 24 - June 30
Victoria Methodist Church, 1A Whiteladies Road, Bristol, BS8 1NU

This art exhibition/participation space is the culmination of a collaboration programme between BRAC artists and UWE students across various creative disciplines. The collaboration aims to give learning and personal development opportunities to students, refugees and asylum seekers and cultural and educational enrichment to the Bristol public. All photography was produced as part of a community photography project at St Pauls Darkrooms led by the Real Photography Company. For more information please see realphotographycompany.co.uk *Free*

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Eritrea in the News: Photo Exhibition

June 24 - June 28
Colston Hall, Colston St, Bristol BS1 5AR

Eritreans – although not at war – have fled their country in their thousands. They sought refuge in neighbouring states or drowned in the Mediterranean in an attempt to reach sanctuary in Europe. Today there is a glimmer of hope. Ethiopia reached out to Eritrea. Their leaders have met and there is the prospect of reconciliation. Yet Eritreans, still long for true freedom. This timely exhibition traces how this tragedy came about and includes rare photographs – some shown for…

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My Bristol: Photographic Exhibition by Refugees and Asylum Seekers Exhibition Launch Party.

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Park Side Vestibules at Bristol City Hall. College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

(Joint with Fergus Coyle and Real Photography Company) My Bristol Photography Exhibition Launch Party. We invite you to our Launch Party to view the new exhibition of photography made in and around Bristol by refugees and asylum seekers, and enjoy drinks and snacks in a social atmosphere. *Free*

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Refugee Women of Bristol: Dance Event

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Malcolm X Centre, 141 City Road, St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8YH

Refugee Women of Bristol annual dance event brings women from diverse cultures together, to share and showcase their cultures and have fun! Free event- Lunch is provided, donation is welcome

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The Ping Pong Tournament

June 25 @ 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm
All Hallows Hall, Easton BS5 OHH

Single advanced, singles intermediate and doubles competitions on 3 tables! Sign up for competitions, 6.45 – 7.15pm. Also round the table games throughout the night and practise tables. Aims: The Ping Pong tournament will bring regular members of Ping Pong Parlour and ASR ping players together. It will highlight and promote the Refugee festival. It will celebrate sporting achievement, be a lot of fun and connect people through Ping! Free to ASR. £5 / £4 to PPP members

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LARA Showcase

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The New Room, 36 The Horsefair, Bristol, UK BS1 3JE

Featuring Nabra, Dijwar& Jane, with creative writing from Writing Home creative writing group - The oud duo Nabra perform music from Sudan; Dijwar & Jane perform and sing Kurdish songs from Syria. Nabra and Dijwar & Jane will also perform together, performing new pieces of music commissioned especially for this years Bristol Refugee Festival, funded by the Arts Council. Free

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Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St George’s Bristol, Great George St, BS1 5RR

This Summer, internationally acclaimed musician and composer, Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble will bring the poetry of Persia’s beloved mystic poet Rumi to life, through ‘All Because of Love’; a music production combining hauntingly beautiful Sufi music, dance and poetry. All Because of Love presents a devotional Sufi setting of Rumi’s poetry, considered in the Middle East to be the ultimate expression of wisdom and love, with contemporary and traditional music compositions by Jaberi. The production is accompanied…

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