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Migration Matters Festival 2017

June 20 - 10:00 am till June 25 - 2:00 am

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Celebrating Sanctuary in the Steel City

Migration Matters Festival 2017 invites all of Sheffield’s communities to experience 5 days of vibrant arts, performance and celebration, recognising the positive impact of migration on the city of Sheffield.

Taking place across five days (20th – 24th June) during the national Refugee Week, the festival will bring Sheffield’s communities together through art, performance, music, food and film.

The festival is pay what you can for all events though you can reserve seats through Tickets For Good and also have the option to give to two incredible charities (TBC) supporting refugees, asylum seekers and those in need – https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/?q=migration+matters+festival

Taking place in locations across Sheffield: Moor Theatre Delicatessen, DINA Venue, The Art House Sheffield, The Montgomery, Sheffield Theatres, Showroom Cinema, Tudor Square & Sheaf Square

FULL LINEUP AND PROGRAMME

Tuesday 20th June

Theatre Delicatessen:

7-11pm – Migration Matters Festival Opening Party featuring:

Sunrit Culture Group
One Way Belongings Dance Group
Sosa-Xa!
Open Kitchen Social Club
Secret Performance???

DINA:

7-10pm – Moma K Launch & Exhibition by Yasmina Hamaidia

WEDNESDAY 21ST JUNE

Theatre Delicatessen:

11am-4pm – Jessica Omitola Exhibition
11am-4pm – Karmand Tahssin: Live Art in the Deli
11.30am-1.30pm – Fashion Show by Why Refugee Women
1-3pm – Story Swap Cafe by The Bare Project
3.30-3.45pm – InComplete Collaboration: Indefinite Leave to Remain
5-5.45pm – Lucy Haighton: Ruido
6-7pm – Mapping Migration by Valerie Monti Holland
8-9.30pm – Inua Ellams & Fuel present ‘An Evening with an Immigrant’

Tudor Square:

1-1.30pm – All Over & Everywhere by Scatterlings
2-3.30pm – Mulembas D’Africa Dance Workshop by Angelina Abel
4-4.30pm – Rise United

The Arthouse:

11am-4pm – I Welcome photo exhibition by Amnesty International
4.30-5.30pm – Women and Peace Workshop by DEWA Project

DINA:

11am-5pm – Moma K Exhibition
5.30-6.30pm – Evi Stamatiou: Caryatid Unplugged
6.45-7.45pm – Refugee Tales: Book Reading

The Showroom:

6-7.30pm – Crossings: Between Fences

THURSDAY 22ND JUNE

Theatre Delicatessen:

11am-4pm – Jessica Omitola Exhibition
11am-4pm – Karmand Tahssin: Live Art in the Deli
11am-2pm – Together Women & Fusion Group: Sharing Skills Celebration
1-3pm – Story Swap Cafe by The Bare Project
3-5pm – Right to Remain: Asylum in the UK; These Walls Must Fall
5-5.45pm – Howl Yuan: How I can stay in the UK legally
6.30-7.15pm – Before the Wall by Mengting Zhuo with Helen Watkins
7.30-10pm – Verse Matters

The Art House:

11am-4pm – I Welcome Photo Exhibition by Amnesty International
4.30-6pm – Conversation Club: Folktales from around the world

DINA:

11am-5pm – Moma K Exhibition
7pm-12am – E-Merges by DINA & University of Sheffield Music Department

Abbeydale Picture House:

7-10pm – Annexinema + Open Kitchen Social / Everything Flows // Sheffield

The Showroom:

6-7.30pm – Crossings: Alambrista!

FRIDAY 23RD JUNE

Theatre Delicatessen:

10:30am-1pm – Anima Artworks: Community Art workshop
11am-4pm – Jessica Omitola Exhibition
11am-4pm – Karmand Tahssin: Live Art in the Deli
12-2pm – Refugee Awareness Workshop by British Red Cross
1-3pm – Story Swap Cafe by The Bare Project
1.30-2.30pm – Social Inclusion Sewing Workshop by El-Addo
4-4.45pm, 6-6.45pm, 8-8.45pm – Daughters of the Curry Revolution by Afreena Islam
5-5.40pm, 7-7.40pm – An Ice Thing to Say by Vertebra Theatre

DINA:

11am-5pm – Moma K Exhibition
8pm-2am – Beats, Bass & (No) Borders

The Arthouse:

11am-4pm – I Welcome photo Exhibition by Amnesty International

The Crucible Adelphi Room:

4.30-5.30pm – Talk that Talk Workshop by DEWA Project

The Montgomery:

7.30-8.30pm – Tanja by SBC Theatre

SATURDAY 24TH JUNE

Theatre Delicatessen:

10.30-11.20am – Theatre Company of Sanctuary Performative Talk by SBC Theatre
11am-4pm – Jessica Omitola Exhibition
11am-4pm – Karman Tahssin: Live art in the Deli
11.30am-1.30pm – Anima Artworks: Community Art Workshop
11.30am-12.30pm – Social Inclusion Sewing Workshops by El Addo
12-7.30pm – The Journeys by Third Angel & SBC Theatre
1-3pm – Story Swap Cafe by The Bare Project
1.30-1.50pm – Umoja Dance Group
2-2.45pm – El Peso De la Manta by Otoxo Productions
3-3.40pm, 6-6.40pm – We are not Birds by The Paper Project
4-4.30pm – Bahukon by Sunrit Culture Group
4.30-5pm – Utopia by InComplete Collaboration
8.30-9.30pm – Psychedelight: Borderline
9.30pm-2am – Migration Matters Festival Closing Party featuring:

Open Kitchen Social Club
Mulembas D’Africa
Mortal Tides
Mango Rescue Team
Addis Ababa SoundSystem

Sheaf Square:

12-1.30pm – 100 times to say goodbye by Howl Yuan

The Montgomery:

3.30-6pm – Open Mic Event by Element Society

The Arthouse:

11am-4pm – I Welcome photo Exhibition by Amnesty International
4-4.45pm – The Asylum Monologues by Ice & Fire

The Showroom:

3-4.30pm – Crossings: Fire at Sea
6-8pm – Crossings: Those who Jump

Details

Start:
June 20 - 10:00 am
End:
June 25 - 2:00 am

Venue

Sheffield
Sheffield, S United Kingdom

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