£750 Bursary for refugee/migrant artist

Khalil Younes, Madonna and Missing Child

THE ART OF MIGRATION CALL OUT to artists for proposals of new work To be showcased at city-centre venues in Sheffield & Wakefield during Refugee Week 2016 Arts on the Run is delighted to be able to offer bursaries and individual career development support to 6 emerging artists who have a refugee or migration background, and who live in West or …

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Hundreds Welcome Refugees in Leeds

#refugeeswelcome – the Public Meeting at West Yorkshire Playhouse, 15th September 2015 On Tuesday night, a couple of hundred citizens of Leeds pitched up to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to find out how they could respond to the Refugee Crisis unfolding in Europe.The event was organised by Leeds City of Sanctuary, with help fromTogether for Peace, Migration Yorkshire and  Leeds …

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Leeds Refugee Week – 14th – 21st June

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. Anyone can get involved by organising, attending or taking part in activities. In Leeds events are co-ordinated by Leeds Refugee Forum and a full programme of 17 main …

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ROSEVILLE – One road, a thousand stories

Tea, dim sum and a pint of ‘Roscoe’ – Leeds based theatre company A Quiet Word create a walking performance on Roseville Road with local residents.   With support from Leeds Inspired and Arts Council England, theatre company A Quiet Word is working with the residents and businesses of Roseville Road this autumn to tell untold stories of the people …

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Bringing the World to Leeds

Three highly skilled photographers have captured inspiring images of Leeds with award their winning pictures as part of the One World Leeds photography competition. First prize goes to Paul Dishman for his photograph taken during Leeds Light Night. Paul’s colourful performer contrasted against the stark silhouette of Leeds Town Hall at sunset wowed the judges. You can find out more …

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Photography Competition

One World Leeds is proud to announce a photography competition The theme is “Bringing the World to Leeds”. It therefore could be: A world event happening in Leeds (e.g. Carnival / Tour de France) A Leeds person somewhere in the World (e.g. someone travelling abroad) An image or abstract that illustrates the theme (e.g. Leeds City Hall covered in world flags) An image …

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Syria Speaks! in Bradford

The critic and novelist Robin Yassin-Kassab said that, in a way, it is less depressing being in Syria or just across the boarder, than over here because individual lives are being revolutionized; every single man, woman and child has an horrifying story to tell but still, people have stayed on, working under very dangerous circumstances giving hope to the future. …

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Unheard voices

There will be a screening of short films highlighting the voices of unheard refugees and asylum seekers. As part of Refugee Week and in partnership with Henry Hyams and DLA Piper. With a short talk from Manuel Bravo Project and a person with first-hand experience of navigating the asylum system in the UK . There will be networking before and after, and …

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