The Walk of 2017


Book for Refugee Tales 2017 – here

RT 2017 – Day 0 – Friday 30 June 2017

There is overnight accommodation, for those who pre-book for the walk, at The Jurgens Centre, 91 Harvest Road, Englefield Green, Egham, TW20 0QR


RT 2017 – Day 1 – Saturday 1 July 2017

 Runnymede – Walton on Thames : 11 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 176

  • Start time: 09.30  at The Jurors sculpture at Runnymede.
    The Jurors is located at Runnymede, Windsor Road, near Old Windsor, Surrey, approx SL4 2JL (51°26’51.1″N 0°33’57.5″W)
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Egham.  Please allow 40 minutes to walk to the Jurors from the rail station, (Sorry, no buses) and (finish) Walton on Thames

 

  • EVENING EVENT at 1930

Host – Sorcha Cusack

The Soldier’s Tale – Neel Mukherjee

Music – na-mara

at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Manor Road , Walton on Thames, KT12 2PF


RT 2017 – Day 2 – Sunday 2 July

Walton on Thames  – Kingston : 8 miles

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 176

  • Registration / Start time: 0930 at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Manor Road , Walton on Thames, KT12 2P
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Walton on Thames. Please allow 30 minutes to walk to the Methodist Church from the rail station (or use bus 458, 555 & 459) (finish) Kingston

 

  • LUNCHTIME EVENT: 1330 – 1430 at  St John’s, Hampton Wick, Church Grove, Hampton Wick, KT1 4AL
  • EVENING EVENT at 1945

Host – Maurice Wren

The Teachers’ Tale –  Vahni Capildeo
The Student’s Tale – Helen Macdonald

Music – Amadou Diagne
              St Michael & All Angels Steel Orchestra

at All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston KT1 1JP

  • Accommodation: Everyday Church, 46 Union Street,  Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1RP

RT 2017 – Day 3 – Monday 3 July

Kingston – Brentford: 11 miles

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 176

  • Registration / Start time: 0930 at All Saints Church, Market Place, Kingston KT1 1JP
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Kingston and (finish) Brentford

 

A talk and discussion on “Due Process and Ethics…” with Professor Angie Hobbs and Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.

  • EVENING EVENT at 1900

Host – Sameena Zehra

The Witness’ Tale – Alex Preston

Music – Liran Donin & Ranjana Ghatek and also Mike ‘Dr Blue’

at Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 8DB


RT 2017 – Day 4 – Tuesday 4 July

Brentford– Hammersmith: 10 miles

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 176

  • Start time: 0830 (please note new time)  Brentford Free Church, Boston Manor Road, Brentford, TW8 8DW
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Brentford  and (finish) Ravenscourt Park or Hammersmith

 

  • LUNCHTIME TALK 1330 followed by a GUIDED TOUR of the London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth’s Walk, Barnes, London SW13 9WT
    Please note that since the number of spaces is limited, the guided tour will ONLY be available to ‘Full Package’ and pre-booked ‘Full-Day’ walkers.
  • EVENING EVENT at 1900

Host – Sheila Hancock

The Walker’s Tale – Ian Duhig

The Mother’s Tale – Marina Warner

Music – Don Kipper


at  The Polish Cultural Centre, 238-246 Kings Street, Hammersmith, W6 0RF. Ravenscourt Park


RT 2017 – Day 5 – Wednesday 5 July

Hammersmith –  Westminster: 9 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 176

No overnight accommodation is available.

  • Start time: 0900 Rivercourt Methodist Church , King Street, Hammersmith W6 9JT.
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Ravenscourt Park  or Hammersmith, and (finish) Charing Cross, Embankment.

 

  • EVENING EVENT at 1930. tbc

Presentation of Refugee Tales at the ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts on the Mall, SW1
Hugh Muir as Host with Ali Smith, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Olivia Laing.
Music from the celebrated jazz singer/songwriter Ian Shaw.

Accommodation: None


 

Book for Refugee Tales 2017 – here