Refugee Week

Refugee Week 'Our Home' banner 2024

Refugee Week is the world’s largest arts & culture festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. Established in 1998 in the UK, this annual festival aligns with World Refugee Day, celebrated globally on June 20th.

We’re excited to announce several events taking place in Frome this June.

The core beliefs of Refugee Week are as follows. The theme for 2024 is Our Home

  • Celebrating Contributions
  • Reclaiming ‘Refugee
  • A Space for Many Stories
  • There is a Bigger Us
  • Open to All
  • Arts and Culture Create Change
  • Leadership Matters
  • Refugees are Not a Single Group
  • The Right to Be Safe

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Refugee Week 'Our Home' banner 2024

Handicrafts exhibition – Refugee Week 2024

June 17 @ 09:00 - June 21 @ 17:00

An exhibition of handicrafts made by Frome's community of displaced people will be on display at Frome Town…

Red Cross empathy plus migration workshops

Red Cross empathy plus migration workshop

June 18 @ 15:30 - 16:30

A workshop for young people aged 10 to 19, to learn more about the people in the community.…

Limbo – film screening

June 18 @ 18:30 - 21:30

A screening of 'Limbo' by director and screenwriter Ben Sharrock (2021) A young Syrian musician and other refugees…

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Film shorts – Refugee Week 2024

June 20 @ 16:00 - 18:00

5 short films, screened as part of Refugee Week 2024 Hamsa 25 days of my life DAD Home…

No Direction Home – stand-up comedy

June 21 @ 19:30 - 20:30

The UK’s first – and funniest – refugee comedy collective brings their special blend of humour to Frome…

Ukrainian Soul – a concert for Refugee Week

June 22 @ 16:00 - 19:00

Thanks to 23 Bath Street for hosting this afternoon of craft activities for children and adults, followed by…

Family fun day – Refugee Week 2024

June 23 @ 10:30 - 15:30

Join the Welcome Hub in Victoria Park for a Family Fun Day, with a busy schedule of activities…

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