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Family (& adult) events for Refugee Week 17-24 June


a week of debate, films, art and theatre

Refugee Week 17-24 June 2017

All events listed below are free, donations of around £5 per event are requested.
All are taking place at Theatre Delicatessen, The Old Library, 39 Wells Way, Camberwell SE5 0PX

Sat 17 June 12-4pm
The Refugee Crisis is a Human Crisis, What Can We Do in Southwark?
an afternoon of discussion and film chaired by Giles Fraser, Parish Priest for St Mary's Newington and columnist for The Guardian

Sat 17 June 7.30-9.30pm
Theatre - Scratch Night of Home
New theatre about migration, inspired by real life moments, true stories and wild imaginations. 4 unique short shows.

Tuesday 20 June 7.30-9.30pm
Theatre - Labels by Worklight Theatre
A funny, moving and honest story and multi-award-winning show about mixed heritage and immigration, Labels offers a human story from multi-cultural Britain.

Wednesday 21 June 7.30-9.30pm
Theatre - Still Waiting by Crew for Calais
Drawing on personal experience in refugee camps, camp twitter feeds and material from the Refugee Rights Data Reports, this piece shows a version of events that simply did not exist in mainstream media. Performed by musicians and actors there will be music, facts, hopes and fears.

Thursday 22 June 7.30-9.30pm
Film and theatre - Dreams (work in progress) & The Caravan
Working with refugee performers, the label 'refugee' is challenged in this installation-based immersive theatre experience, presenting Syrian stories through recorded media and street performance throughout Lebanon.

Thursday 22 June 7.30-9.30pm
An evening of spoken word
Peckham Pelican, 92 Peckham Rd SE15 5PY
A special evening of poetry and spoken word to raise awareness of refugee and migrant experiences, hosted by Richard Purnell.

Friday 23 June 7.30-9.30pm
'Unveiling' is a show about the life of Cristina Celli, a London based Flamenco dancer, which takes you on a roller coaster ride through the ups and downs of her life, presented in the style of Tanztheater (Dance Theatre) with an emphasis on Flamenco and Butoh movements.

Saturday 24 June midday-11pm

Art for all the family - portrait artist and cartoonist Evie Fridel will be drawing residents' portraits and exploring what "home" means to them.

Children's workshop - theatre games

Workshop - local cuisines and stories
Grab a chair and join a table of Iraqi, French, Polish and British food and performers!
Learn how to make Baba Ghanoush and have a chat about food and life in general.

Storytelling - The story of Samia Omar (Somalian runner who made it to the Olympics)
Vanessa Woolf and Samra Said.

A night of live music and open mic sessions. Come and celebrate the close to Refugee Week in a night of music from all over the world!

More info from: southwarkrefugeecrisis@gmail.com
Twitter: @sthwkrefugees
FB: southwarkrefugeecrisis2016

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