Journeys Festival International Portsmouth
18 - 27 October 2019
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Ongoing Journeys is a story about 'family' as experienced
by millions of people in today's world.
The poems explore themes of home, hope and journeys and demonstrate how poetry
can open conversations between communities.
An exhibition of new work inspired by members of the Refugee and Asylum-seeker community sharing personal histories and culture.
Join us to celebrate the launch of Journeys Festival International Portsmouth 2019.
For one week, people in Portsmouth will be able to connect with people indefinitely detained in UK immigration removal centres via the phone box sculpture.
Join poet Maggie Harris at Portsmouth Museum for a fun family poetry workshop exploring journeys and views of Portsmouth through the Museum’s exhibition Portsmouth Revisited.
A unique exploration of masculinity and forced migration. Powerful, funny, resistant and revealing.
Join the Very Reverend Dr Anthony Cane, Dean of Portsmouth, for a Coffee Shop Conversation with artist George Sfougaras, exploring his new
exhibition Recovered Histories.
Join us for a talk by Claire Chandler of Stand Up to Racism, alongside an evening of personal stories, poetry, music, displays and stalls from local organisations.
Angels is a series of video portraits projected around the city, talking to us, by surprise, in the most unexpected places.
Full details: Angels
A new artwork by Mei Yuk Wong shares the hidden voice of refugees in history and offers us the chance to consider their stories in relation to experiences today.
Laurence Payot chats about the process of creating her project Angels and the universal nature of hope and courage.
The Island Of The Hungry Ghosts is a hybrid documentary that moves between the natural migration of Christmas Island crabs and the chaotic
and tragic migration of humans.
Naomi Foyle joins Tongues & Grooves in the Community for a free poetry workshop, responding
to the recent Community Conversations project.
Journeys Live is a day of free, live entertainment celebrating talented artists from around the world.
Join artist Mei Yuk Wong for a
discussion about her piece
responding to the Reckoning with
Refugeedom research project.