The Walk of 2018


Details of the Refugee Tales Walk  –  2018

(see below or download a PDF of the listing HERE)

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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.

  • Nearest train stations:
    St Albans City (1 mile)  trains from London St Pancras, c.20mins
    St Albans Abbey
    (2 miles) trains via Watford Junction

RT 2018 – Day 1 – Saturday 7 July 2018

St Albans  –  Hertford : c.13 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 182

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start)  St Albans City (1 mile) trains from London St Pancras, c.20mins
    (start)  St Albans Abbey (2 miles) trains via Watford Junction
    (finish)  Hertford North (1 mile) trains to Finsbury Park & Moorgate, c.30-45 mins,
    (
    finish)  Hertford East (½ mile) trains to Liverpool Street, c.50 mins.

The Walk will pass through the grounds of Hatfield House during the morning.
Refugee Tales are very grateful for permission to do this.

Host – Bidisha

Poems – Hubert Moore

The Father’s Tale – Roma Tearne

Tale spoken by former detainee

Music : Na-Mara

  • Accommodation: St John’s Hall, Churchfields, Hertford SG13 8AE (adjacent to All Saints’ Church, different road access)

RT 2018 – Day 2 – Sunday 8 July

Hertford – Waltham Abbey: c.12 miles.

  • Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 174

  • Registration: 0900 St John’s Hall, Churchfields, Hertford SG13 8AE (adjacent to All Saints’ Church, different road access)
  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Hertford East (½ mile) trains to Liverpool Street, c.50 mins
    (start) Hertford North (1 mile) trains to Finsbury Park & Moorgate, c.30-45 mins
    (finish) Waltham Cross (1⅓ miles) trains to Liverpool Street, 25 mins

  • AFTERNOON EVENT with  Marie-Bénédicte Dembour at The United Reform Church, Mill Lane, Broxbourne EN10 7AZ

Host – Tim Robertson

The Embroiderer’s Tale – Patrick Gale

The Listener’s Tale – Gillian Slovo

Music : Citizens of the World Choir


RT 2018 – Day 3 – Monday 9 July

Waltham Abbey –  Chingford: c.10 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 174

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Waltham Cross (1⅓ miles) trains to Liverpool Street, 25 mins.
    (finish) Chingford (½ mile) trains to Liverpool Street, 27 mins.
  • EVENING EVENT at 1900: Mornington Hall, home of CADOS, The Green Walk, Chingford, E4 7EN

Host – Claire Armitstead

The Erased Person’s 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.12 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 173

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Chingford (½ mile) trains to Liverpool Street, 27 mins.
    (finish)  Dalston Kingsland (½ mile) 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
             – St Michael & All Angels Steel Orchestra


RT 2018 – Day 5 – Wednesday 11 July

  Stoke Newington – Westminster: c.12 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 173

  • Registration: 0830 St Matthias Hall, Wordsworth Road, Stoke Newington, N16 8DD
  • Nearest train stations:
    (start)  Dalston Kingsland (½ mile) trains to Stratford (London) 7 mins. and Clapham Junction 27 mins.
    (finish) Westminster
  • The Walk of 2018 will make a passing visit to the Whitechapel Gallery and  end in Parliament Square, Westminster, SW1A 0PW
  • EVENING EVENT : Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
    This will be a separate event and is bookable through the The British Library. Limited places.
    Click the link for BL tickets.
  • Accommodation: none

(download a PDF of this listing HERE)

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