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Refugee Week Launch Event 2015

Refugee Week 2014 at Nottingham Contemporary - Photo by Daniel Whiston

Refugee Week Launch Event 2015

Arian - Iranian and British fusion

Refugee Week Launch Event 2015

Voice of the People

Refugee Week Launch Event 2015

Free minor repairs to bicycles courtesy of Sustrans

Events - Special Events

Refugee Week

Launch Event 2015

13 Jun 2015

1pm – 4pm, drop in. The Space, free.

Join us to celebrate the launch of Refugee Week 2015. Featuring live music performances from Iranian British fusion group 'Arian' and 'Voice of the People' a duo originally from Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Nottingham Refugee Forum's Young Refugees group will also be performing a dance routine created in collaboration with students from Nottingham Trent University.

Also featuring:

  • Invited speakers from Nottingham's refugee community
  • International food tasting courtesy of Womens Culutre Exchange
  • Free face painting by Jay Thomas
  • Creative activities for all ages

A number of partner organisations will be providing information about their services, including:

  • OSCAR Nottingham
  • Morton Hall Detainees Visitor Support Group
  • Movement for Justice
  • British Red Cross
  • Himmah
  • NGY My Place
  • Action for Blind People
  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum
  • Sustrans - including free 'Dr Bike' bike maintenance
  • Nottingham Playhouse
  • Nottingham City Library Service
  • Amnesty International (Nottingham branch)
  • Nottingham Arimathea Trust
  • Terence Higgins Trust/Africa Institute for Social Development 

Refugee Week is an annual national celebration of the positive contribution refugees and asylum seekers make to our communities, taking place between 15 - 21 June 2015.

Everyone welcome.

For more information, please contact Community Progammer Jason McCormack on 0115 948 9783 or via email at

You can download a brochure detailing some the events taking place in Nottingham for Refugee Week 2015 by clicking on the pdf link below. For more information on Refugee Week across the UK, please visit


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