Saturday, 12 June 2021

Coventry Welcomes Festival for Refugee Week


Join us at Coventry Welcomes next week, part of Refugee Week 2021. 

The festival, celebrating the brilliant contribution that refugees and migrants make to our City, offers you a chance to celebrate Coventry's heritage, traditions and diversity.

Co-created with organisations and individuals with lived experience of seeking sanctuary or migrating to the city, we are delighted to present a programme of events both live and online – and mainly FREE!

Expect music, dance, drama, food, literature, poetry, workshops, storytelling and much more, embracing diversity in all its forms.

In-Person highlight events include Inini & Carag Zine LaunchCan You Hear Me, Now?No Direction Home: Coventry Showcase and the Still We Rise Live Podcasts Episodes 11 & 12.

We've also a range of online events as part of the festival including No Direction Home: Coventry Showcase (Online) ft Nish Kumar (27 June), Rosie Jones (26 June) and Kai Samra (25 June) and She Cannot Walk Alone. Plus film, audio and visual art installations too.

Featuring over 45 activities online, in-person and across the city there's something for everyone. 

After launching last week tickets for lots of events are selling fast so book yours before they're gone!

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