Events

Thursday 20th June, from 10:30
National Poetry Library, Southbank Centre
London SE1 8XX

Join us from 10:30 for coffee and cake at the National Poetry Library – 5th Floor at Southbank Centre, London.

To celebrate Refugee Week 2024, our Drama group are performing.

Our 40 minute poetry performance will begin at 11am. You will hear original poetry written and performed by refugee and asylum-seeking women from our Drama group. The poems are sure to make you smile!

We hope to see you there for what is sure to be a joyous and uplifting morning!

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Past events

Lost and Found

Thursday 7th March at 12.30
B
lue Room, Southbank Centre
London SE1 8XX

“…When I was younger there were things that were lost…

now I am older, there are things that I’ve found.”

Join us for a 45min performance from our drama group, followed by refreshments.

Tickets are free, but please email rebecca@refugeewomen.co.uk to book your place.

Welcome Every Woman: A Festive Celebration

Thursday 7th Dec 6:30pm-8:30pm
Near Old Street Station,
London

Welcome Every Woman this festive season!

Join us for a lively, fun and celebratory evening.

Come along to the heart of our grassroots activities space to hear powerful and moving poetry written and performed by our drama group.

Eat delicious Iranian-inspired canapes made by Elahe, a member of our network and a talented chef, enjoy a drink or two and hear more about how you can #WelcomeEveryWoman.

Arrivals from 6:30pm, performances will start at 7pm.

Let’s celebrate refugee women together this festive season!

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Take action against the border industry and immigration detention!

4pm, Monday 19th June
ONLINE

Women for Refugee Women and the End Detention group, our solidarity group for women with experience of immigration detention, are taking action for Refugee Week 2023 – and beyond! We’re delighted to be collaborating with our friends at People & Planet for this workshop.

The workshop will give you the knowledge and tools to take action:

  • Learn more about the harmful border industry;
  • Hear about our campaign against Mitie and why it involves some well known brands;
  • Find out how you can take action and make a difference!

Get your free tickets here.

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Life as a Refugee Woman: Panel Discussion

6pm, Thursday 22nd of June
Nemi Tea’s café, Trampoline

Come along to Nemi Tea’s café, Trampoline, in Angel to drink tea and listen to a panel discussion about the hostile environment and how it impacts refugee and asylum-seeking women. The discussion will be between Women for Refugee Women, Bloody Good Period and Solace Women’s Aid.

Get your free tickets here.

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Mix & Move: Women for Refugee Women

12 Noon, Friday 23rd June
Southbank Centre

Women for Refugee Women invite you to Mix and Move at the Southbank Centre! Join us for poetry, dancing, stories and recipes from the refugee and asylum-seeking women in our Drama group.

You don’t need any previous dance experience and there’s no need to bring a partner. We hope to see you there for some fabulous moments of moving together.

Find out more here

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An evening with Women for Refugee Women

Rene Cassin’s ‘The Judith Social Justice Series’
6:30pm – 7:30pm, Thursday 9th June 2022
Online

We’re excited to be joining our friends at Rene Cassin, via Zoom, for an evening of learning and discussion on the topic of immigration detention and our upcoming legal challenge against Derwentside (formerly known as Hassockfield) detention centre.

Find out more and sign up to attend here.

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Refugee Week 2022: Recipes for Healing

12pm, Friday 24th June
Southbank Centre, SE1

“A recipe is like a poem. A poem is like a spell. Words that change and heal.”

Join Women for Refugee Women’s drama group at the Southbank Centre to celebrate Refugee Week 2022!

Our drama group will share recipes of their favourite food, and for a better world.

“Hear us as we speak out and sing, sharing our powerful recipes, full of love, to rebuild our bodies, our souls and our shared future together.”

This is a free and public event, we’d love to see you there!

More information here.

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