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Celebrating Sanctuary: Refugee Week FREE
A free programme of workshops, activities, music, film, theatre and discussion to celebrate the launch of national Refugee Week in Birmingham. We’ll be offering a packed line-up of live world music on the outside terrace to take you from the Chilean Andes through Africa to the Balkans. Featuring Kausary, Damba, Afro Mio, The Redeemed and a range of community performances. Drumming workshop by Steve Yimga. Acoustic sessions in the Hexagon will feature Iranian classical tar player Mostafa Abbasi Zadeh, Sudanese singer and musician Hassan Salih Nour (oud, tamboura) and amazingly versatile percussionist Joelle Barker. Theatre in the Foyle is from Writers Without Borders and Silent Shout Theatre with displays, arts activities, children’s entertainment and information in the foyer.