Refugee Week 2017

Mon, 19/06/2017 - 12:49pm -- Anonymous (not verified)



Puppet Making Workshop

Free event with light refreshments for children with accompanying adult

Friend’s Meeting House, Ship Street, BN1 1AF

17th June


Blakers Park Summer Fair

Syrian food & music, Sanctuary on Sea stall at Great Get Together in honour of Jo Cox

Blakers Park, Fiveways

17th June – 1.30pm – 5pm


Club of Sanctuary Open Day

Brighton Table Tennis opens its doors as part of the Great Get Together

Fitzherbert Centre, 36 Upper Bedford Street, BN2 1JP

17th June – 11am – 4pm


Does Art Matter?

Debate & exhibition

Free refugee art exhibition and discussion/poetry/films

Socially Engaged Art Salon (SEAS)

For venue info see

17th June – 4pm - 6pm

Different pasts, shared future:  discussion/exhibition/film

Euromernet hosts discussion, exhibition and film screening, followed by food

Community Base, 113 Queens Road, BN1 3XG

19th June – 6.30pm – 9.30pm


Refugee Day Action/Red Umbrella March

Gather in Churchill Square at 12pm to march from 1pm.

Bring a red umbrella

Churchill Square, Brighton

20th June


Love Music, Hate Racism

Music fusion fundraiser for Sussex Syrian Community with live performances by the Syrian All Stars, Benav, F8 and My Hyde

Latest Music Bar, 14-17 Manchester Street, BN2 1TF

23rd June – 8pm


Schools of Sanctuary and Eid Celebration

£20 for leaders in schools & other educational settings

Museum Lab, Brighton Museum

29th June – 1.30pm – 4pm

Refugees Welcome Parade

Hummingbird/Sanctuary on Sea young people’s parade

Dress theme:  Forest Carnival, inspired by Hummingbird story

Meet Pelham Square Gardens

1st July – 10am


CONNECT Community Get Together

Syrian food, music, poetry, puppetry, kite making workshops, photo shoots and photo exhibitions – for all the family

Brighton Dome, Foyer and Founders Room, Church Street, Brighton 

1st July – 11am – 4pm



Fundraiser in aid of Thousand 4 £1000 project to house destitute asylum seekers and migrants in Brighton & Hove

BHASVIC, corner of Dyke Road and Old Shoreham Road

7th July – 8pm