Gigs and Events

Seminar - What is Refugee Week

Monday 17th June

Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2HS

Seminar - What is Refugee Week and Why Do Celebrate it?

11am - 1.30pm  (Free entry - Booking required via Eventbrite)

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seminar-what-is-refugee-week-and-why-do-we-celebrate-it-tickets-62514079294

We ask the question "What is Refugee Week and Why do we celebrate it?", which is answered by members of the Birmingham Refugee Week Network who present their programme for this year's festival.  With presentations, refugee experiences and stories and performances by refugee artists.

Celebrating Sanctuary In partnership with Ikon, supported by Birmingham City Council.

Presentations from:

Asylum Matters

Cllr John Cotton - Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities

Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham

Zirak Hamad - Kurdish Musician & Workshop Facilitator

Ahmed Magare - Somali Poet

Hope Projects

I Am Esther Campaign

Refugee Stories

Q&A

Refreshments provided