Refugee Tales Book Events


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Marina Lewycka at the Hay Festival (credit John Barrett)

 

Here are some new opportunities to hear Refugee Tales.

Stoke Newington, London N16
Stoke Newington Literature Festival
Saturday 3 June 2017, 3.00pm, Mortuary Chapel of Abney Park Cemetery.
Readings from Refugee Tales with Rachel Holmes, Patience Agbabi and David Herd. Tickets £6

Victoria, London SW1
Refugee Tales at The Buddist Society
Wednesday 21 June, 6.30pm
The transformative power of sharing tales and giving voice to people who have been held in indefinite immigration detention.
Anna Pincus is Senior Caseworker and Outreach Co-ordinator for Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and has worked for ten years supporting people in immigration detention and raising awareness of the campaign to end indefinite detention. Anna is a founder and co-ordinator of the Refugee Tales project and co-editor of the Refugee Tales book published by Comma Press.

Sheffield – Celebrating Sanctuary in the Steel City
Wednesday 21 June, 6.45pm, Migration Matters Festival, DINA Venue, 32 Cambridge Street, Sheffield, S1 4HP
As part of Refugee Week, readings from Refugee Tales chaired by Jim Jepps with Dragan Todorovic and Avril Loveless, a volunteer visitor with Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group.

Woking, Surrey – St Dunstan’s Roman Catholic Church, Shaftesbury Rd, GU22 7DT
Saturday 24 June, 2 – 4pm
Readings of The Appellant’s Tale by David Herd and The Support Workers’ Tale by Josh Cohen.
An event for Refugee Week with an introduction to Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group by Anna Pincus and a local Woking Refugee Tales walker sharing experiences of being on the Walk.
The event is being arranged by Woking People of Faith.

Bradford Literature Festival
Sunday 9 July 2017, 12.00 noon – 1.15pm
Bradford College, Dye House Gallery, Great Horton Road, Bradford, BD71AY
Readings from Refugee Tales with Avaes Mohammed, Inua Ellams, Ian Duhig and Avril Loveless, a volunteer visitor with Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group.

Charleston Small Wonder Short Story Festival 2017
Saturday 30 September or Sunday 1 October 2017
South Downs National Park, Firle, Lewes BN8 6LL, UK
Readings from Refugee Tales  with Marina Warner and Neel Mukherje. Chaired by Anna Pincus of Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group.

Birmingham Literature Festival
Thursday 12 October 2017
Readings from Refugee Tales with Ian Duhig and Kamila Shamsie with Anna Pincus, co-founder and co-ordinator of the Refugee Tales.

Ilkley Literature Festival
Friday 13 October 2017
Readings from Refugee Tales

Manchester Literature Festival
Monday 16 October 2017
Readings from Refugee Tales