The Walk of 2019


Details of the Refugee Tales Walk – 2019

Walking towards the better imagined

image – Mary Barrett

We will have 5 brilliant evenings events with some of the very best writers, musicians and hosts.
Among those who have agreed to work with us this year are –

 

Writers

Ian Sansom
David Constantine
Monica Ali
Jonathan Skinner
Lisa Appignanesi
Abdulrazak Gurnah

 

Musicians

Emily Barker
Don Kipper
Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar
Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

 

Hosts

Niamh Cusack
Kamila Shamsie
Tim Robertson

 

 Testimony from those previously detained

 

and …  and …  dancing.
Yes, there is always time for fun.


RT 2019 – Day 0 – Friday 5 July 2019

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

  • Nearest train stations:
    Brighton (½ mile) London Victoria, c.1hr and London St Pancras, (Blackfriars, London Bridge) c.1hr 20mins.


RT 2019 – Day 1 – Saturday 6 July 2019

Brighton – Lewes: c.10 miles.
Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 198

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Brighton (½ mile) London Victoria, c.1hr; London St Pancras, (Blackfriars, London Bridge) c.1hr 20mins.
    (finish) Lewes (1 mile) London Victoria, c.1hr 10mins.

  • AFTERNOON EVENT : Kingston Parish Hall, The Street, Kingston BN7 3NT
  • EVENING EVENT at 1900: Christ Church, 74 Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes BN7 1BH

    This evening is sponsored by Westgate Chambers, Lewes

 

 

  • Accommodation: Christ Church, 74 Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes BN7 1BH

RT 2019 – Day 2 – Sunday 7 July 2019

Lewes – Alfriston: c.12 miles.
Ordnance Survey Landranger Maps 198, 199

  • Registration: 0830 at Christ Church, 74 Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes BN7 1BH
  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Lewes (1 mile) London Victoria, c.1hr 10 mins
    (finish)
  • AFTERNOON EVENT: Courtyard Café, YHA South Downs, Itford Farm, Beddingham, BN8 6JS
  • EVENING EVENT at 1900: Old School House The Tye, Alfriston, BN26 5TL
  • Accommodation (women): Old School House, The Tye, Alfriston BN26 5TL
  • Accommodation (men): The Old Chapel Centre, The Tye, Alfriston BN26 5TL


RT 2019 – Day 3 – Monday 8 July 2019

Alfriston – Eastbourne: c.10 miles.
Ordnance Survey Landranger Map 199

  • Registration: 0830: Old School House The Tye, Alfriston, BN26 5TL
  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Lewes (11 miles)(TAXI?), ( London Victoria, c.1hr 10mins
    (finish) Eastbourne (1½ mile) London Victoria, c.1hr 30 mins.
  • AFTERNOON EVENT at the Tiger Inn, The Green, East Dean, BN20 0DA

RT 2019 – Day 4 – Tuesday 9 July 2019

Eastbourne – Bexhill : c.13 miles.

Ordnance Survey Landranger Maps 199

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Eastbourne (1½ mile) trains to London Victoria, c.1hr 30 mins.
    (finish) Bexhill on Sea (0.1 mile) trains to London Victoria, c.2hr, London St Pancras, c.1hr 40mins.

RT 2019 – Day 5 – Wednesday 10 July 2019

Bexhill – Hastings: c.10 miles.

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 173

  • Nearest train stations:
    (start) Bexhill on Sea (0.1 mile) London Victoria, c.2hr; London St Pancras, c.1hr 40m.
    (finish) St Leonards Warrior Square(½ mile) London Victoria, c.2hr 9m; London St Pancras, via Ashford, c.1hr 31m
  • AFTERNOON EVENT: St George’s Church, Station Rd, Crowhurst TN33 9DD
  • EVENING EVENT : Kino Teatr, 43-49 Norman Road, St Leonards on Sea TN38 0EQ
  • Accommodation: none

 


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