The Walk of 2018


Details of the Refugee Tales Walk  –  2018

(see below)

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Image – Sarah Hickson


RT 2018 – Day 0 – Friday 6 July 2018

Assemble for the walk in St. Albans. There is overnight accommodation, for those who pre-book for the walk.

  • Accommodation: at Fleetville Community Centre, Royal Road, St Albans, AL1 4QL
  • Nearest train stations: St Albans City, (1 mile)  trains from London St Pancras, c.20mins
    also further away (2.5 miles) St Albans Abbey trains via Watford Junction

RT 2018 – Day 1 – Saturday 7 July 2018

St Albans  –  Hertford : 14 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 182

  • Nearest train stations: (start)  St Albans City trains from London St Pancras, c.20mins
    (finish)  Hertford North trains to Finsbury Park & Moorgate, c.30-45 mins,
    (
    finish)  Hertford East trains to Liverpool Street, c.50 mins.

  • AFTERNOON EVENT : with Freed Voices at The Candlesticks, West End Lane, Essendon, AL9 6BA

Host – Bidisha

Poems – Hubert Moore

The Father’s Tale – Roma Tearne

Tale spoken by former detainee

Music : Na-Mara

  • Accommodation: tba

RT 2018 – Day 2 – Sunday 8 July

Hertford – Waltham Abbey: 12 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 174

  • Registration tba
  • Nearest train stations: (start) Hertford East trains to Liverpool Street, c.50 mins Hertford North trains to Finsbury Park & Moorgate, c.30-45 mins
    (finish) Waltham Cross trains to Liverpool Street, 25 mins

  • AFTERNOON EVENT with  Marie-Bénédicte Dembour at tba

Host – Tim Robertson

The Embroiderer’s Tale – Patrick Gale

The Listener’s Tale – Gillian Slovo

Poems by a former detainee

Music : tba


RT 2018 – Day 3 – Monday 9 July

Waltham Abbey –  Chingford: 10 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 174

  • Nearest train stations: (start) Waltham Cross trains to Liverpool Street, 25 mins.
    (finish) Chingford trains to Liverpool Street, 27 mins.
  • EVENING EVENT:  Mornington Hall, The Green Walk, North Chingford,  E4 7EN

Host – tba

Tale – Jonathan Wittenberg

Tale spoken by a former detainee

Music – Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

 


RT 2018 – Day 4 – Tuesday 10 July

  Chingford – Stoke Newington : c.10 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 173

  • Nearest train stations: (start) Chingford trains to Liverpool Street, 27 mins.
    (finish)  Dalston Kingsland trains to Stratford (London) 7 mins. and Clapham Junction 27 mins.
  • AFTERNOON EVENT with Andrew Langdon at the Orford Social Club, 73 Orford Road, Walthamstow, E17 9QZ

Host – Jonathan Bartley

The Social Worker’s Tale Bernardine Evaristo

Tale spoken by a former detainee

Music – Singing by The Chorus of Dissent


RT 2018 – Day 5 – Wednesday 11 July

  Stoke Newington – Westminster: c.10 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 173

  • Nearest train stations: (start)  Dalston Kingsland trains to Stratford (London) 7 mins. and Clapham Junction 27 mins.
    (finish) Westminster
  • Walk ends in Westminster, Parliament Square SW1A 0PW
  • EVENING EVENT : The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
    This will be a separate event and bookable later through the British Library.
  • Accommodation: none

 

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