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Refugee Week 2011

 

 


 

Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourage a better understanding between communities. 

 

Refugee Week 20 - 26 June 2011

2011 marked the 60th anniversary of the Refugee Convention. Lots of events took place all across the UK, all of which explore refugee experiences.

 

Bradford
Walking the path of immigrants: The BEACON Walk for Justice on Wednesday, 22 June.
 

Leeds Refugee Week 2011


 

 

A series of events took place thoughout the City of Bradford during Refugee Week. 

 

 

 

 

 


Azer Turkish_AssociationMember of Yorkshire Fullah Community

Azer Turkish Community and Fullah Community







Launch event in Sheffield


The Sheffield launch event of Refugee Week took place on 20th June 2011. Sheffield's diverse refugee and international community came out in their numbers. The event was hosted in partnership with MARCO, Rainbow's End charity, Northern Refugee Centre and The Welcome Centre in Burngreave.

Refugee Week Roma dancers Dancers from the Roma community



Hull Refugee Week


Sierra

 






Dancing to the sounds of Dilzar Shanga at Hull’s Gig in the Gardens. 

 

 

Sierra 2

 

 

 

 


Internationally acclaimed band Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars pose in front of Freetown Way. Hull is twinned with Sierra Leone