ALL EVENTS – 2013

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14th June
Royal Festival Hall, Level 2 Central Bar, 1pm

Katy Carr

Katy Carr
Katy has been nominated Best Artist for the Songlines Music Awards 2013. Katy will be performing songs from her critically acclaimed fourth album, ‘Paszport’ at a lunchtime concert at the Royal Festival Hall.
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Free event

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16th June
Southbank, 2 – 7pm
ARCHITECTURE

The Embassy for Refugees

Embassy for Refugees
Our programme of events at Southbank centres around our new commission, The Embassy for Refugees.
The Embassy is a temporary pavilion which will host talks exploring the idea of sanctuary in history, human rights, art and architecture.

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Free event

TALKS

Sanctuary in History and Human Rights
2.00 – 2.45
Sanctuary in History and Human Rights
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Free event

2.55 – 3.40
Sanctuary, Architecture, Spatial Justice and the Arts
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Free event

MUSIC

Music at the Embassy for Refugees
4.05 – 4.25
Sarah Yaseen & Mina Salama
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4.55 – 5.25
Sam Carter and Lucky Moyo
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6.10 – 6.50
Etran Finatawa.
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Free events

SPOKEN WORD

Holly McNish
4.30 – 4.45
Hollie McNish
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5.35 – 5.50
Raymond Antrobus
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We are honoured to have Hollie and Raymond share their words and rhythms inside the Embassy for Refugees.

Free events

WORKSHOP

Edible Histories
2 – 7pm

We have commissioned artist Orly Orbach to deliver her Edible Histories workshop – a baking and storymaking space where alternative histories of Britain are revealed.

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Free event

WORKSHOP

oromo2
2 – 7pm

The Oromo Coffee Company (OCC) will be holding a traditional Oromo Coffee Ceremony near the Embassy throughout the day.

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Free event

BOARD GAMES

Jana Gigl
2 – 7pm

Jana Gigl will host Seeking Sanctuary board game sessions. Seeking Sanctuary : A serious board game that puts you through the paces of the UK asylum system.

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Free event

Our partners will be present with their information stalls and workshops, and we’ll be joined by a host of info and craft stalls’ holders.

Southbank event is delivered as part of the Coin Street Festival www.coinstreet.org.

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17th June
BFI

Robert Vas: Filmmaker 1931-1978

Robert Vas
A screening of Vas’ Refugee England and The Vanishing Street – two beautifully poetic documentaries on human spirit.

Q&A sessions will follow the screening.
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Free for over-60s; others: normal matinee price.

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18th June
BFI

Wojtek Smarzowski Rose

Rosa
An acclaimed and powerful film dramatizing the value of human rights in a tragic tale of war from this little-known period of Polish history.

Q&A sessions will follow the screening.

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BFI

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20th June
Tate Modern, 6.30pm

There’s No Place Like Home

There's No Place Like Home
There’s No Place Like Home is a small programme of films curated by Paul Goodwin and featuring Fatima’s Letter, Phat Free and Nervus Rerum.
The screenings will be followed by a discussion between Paul Goodwin and Almir Koldzic, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Counterpoints Arts.

Free event but booking is requiredtate

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21st June
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, 7pm

AFRICA SPECIAL!

AFRICA SPECIAL!
Our Friday night of African grooves is brought to you in partnership with Focus Organisation and Rich Mix. On the bill are some of the most celebrated African musicians: Harare, Diabel Cissokho and AJ Holmes DJ.

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23rd June
Rich Mix, 7pm

Souvenirs

Souvenirs
Closing performance of Souvenirs, a theatrical performance of a nine-month project developed with Write to Life writing group, Christine Bacon and Tamasha Theatre Company.

Through a series of workshops the participants explored their journeys to the UK, the struggle to adjust to new lives in London, and the continuing ties with those they have left behind.

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Free event…Rich Mix

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