The Launch of Refugee Tales 2017

“This is the best room to be” A few years ago, Refugee Tales was a crazy idea in the heads of a small group of people wondering how to let people know about their call for an end to indefinite immigration detention in our country. They knew the power of […]

Reunion Reflections

We asked our walkers how they felt after our reunion on Saturday 21 January. One wrote ‘David’s marvellous high-speed polemic was wonderfully invigorating. Felt like standing in a stiff sea breeze blowing us along together on a very worthwhile voyage’… Yes, we agree! Another wrote ‘seeing old Refugee Tales friends […]

na-mara on Radio Kent

The folk duo na-mara appeared on Radio Kent on Sunday 12 June. The session is available on iPlayer for a month after broadcast. Listen to it and prepare yourself for a GREAT EVENING. Refugee Tales gets a mention at around 34 minutes in na-mara are playing for us on 6 […]

Refugee Tales Book – the word is getting out.

Kamila Shamsie has written – We hear so many of the wrong words about refugees – ugly, limiting, unimaginative words – that it feels like a gift to find here so many of the right words which allow us to better understand the lives around us, and our own lives […]

Walking with Refugee Tales in 2015

That first evening going into the first village hall I was pretty anxious: would all the walkers have solemn and well-thought-out views about detention, and immigration?  No, we pooled our uncertainties in a helpful and merry briefing session, emerging with three clear principle ideas to guide us. Then our first […]

Time to make your booking

10 February 2016 Tickets for the Forum at the University of Kent and The Refugee Tales Walk are still available. Booking for Tickets for Day Walkers opened on 2 March 2016. The Booking page is here.  

Reunion – January 23

What does welcome look like? What makes difference in your clients on how you welcome them? What is the impact of your work in your life? How do you see the world now? When I came to UK one year ago, it was an opportunity to see how the world […]