Leicester

17 - 26 August

Journeys Festival International is ready to return to its home city of Leicester for a sixth year in 2018. From 17 - 26 August the Festival will host free artistic events, within leading venues and in the public spaces of Leicester city centre as the Festival aims to share the refugee experience through great art with as many people from different backgrounds as possible.

Save the date and check out the full programme below!

You can also download our Festival Programme right here: #JourneysLeics 

 

JOURNEYS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL LEICESTER

Produced by ArtReach

17 - 26 AUGUST

Various venues across the city

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#JOURNEYSLEICS

SUSPENDED: IN SEARCH OF LIGHT

By Arabella Dorman

20 JUNE - 28 AUGUST

Leicester Cathedral

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SUSPENDED

LOOK UP: STAMP TO ELSEWHERE   

By Farhad Berahman

17 AUGUST - 26 AUGUST

Across the city centre

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LOOK UP

THE INVISIBLES' JOURNEY

In collaboration with Secours Catholique

17 - 26 AUGUST

All Saints Church

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THE INVISIBLES' JOURNEY

COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS

Soft Touch Arts

18 AUGUST

Soft Touch Arts New Walk

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COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS

RECKONING WITH REFUGEEDOM

By Peter Gatrell in partnership with Manchester University

21 AUGUST

University of Leicester

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RECKONING WITH REFUGEEDOM

JFI FILM PROGRAMME (Not for children)

In partnership with Film Hub Midlands, Phoenix, and Film Tramp

18-26 AUGUST

Various locations

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JFI FILM PROGRAMME

WHEEZE: WINDS OF CHANGE

by Parrabbola 

25 AUGUST

Part of VOICES European Project

Jubilee Square

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WHEEZE: WINDS OF CHANGE

BEHIND THE WALL

Teatrul National Radu Stance (Sibiu, Romania)

25 AUGUST

Part of VOICES European Project

Jubilee Square
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BEHIND THE WALL

COFFEE SHOP CONVERSATION AND ART WALK

ArtReach

22 AUGUST

Starts at Jubilee Square then onto Attenborough Arts Centre

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COFFEE SHOP CONVERSATION AND ART WALK

SAFE PASSAGE

Curve Theatre and Sir Michael Morpurgo 

26 AUGUST

Jubilee Square

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SAFE PASSAGE

JFI WEEKENDER MUSIC PROGRAMME

Various artists

26 AUGUST

Jubilee Square

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JFI WEEKENDER MUSIC PROGRAMME

SUSPENDED: EVENTS PROGRAMME

19 - 28 AUGUST

Leicester Cathedral

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SUSPENDED EVENTS PROGRAMME

SHADOW OF DESIRE

Anonymous

17 - 26 AUGUST

All Saints Church

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SHADOW OF DESIRE

THE NEW WALK MUSEUM TAKE OVER

Friends of Leicester and Leicestershire Museums

18 AUGUST

New Walk Museum

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NEW WALK MUSEUM TAKEOVER

FUTURE ALEPPO

In partnership with Phoenix

20 - 25 AUGUST

Phoenix

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FUTURE ALEPPO

JFI FILM PROGRAMME (Child friendly)

In partnership with Film Hub Midlands, Phoenix  and Film Tramp

18 - 26 AUGUST

Various locations

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JFI FILM PROGRAMME

THE VISITOR - A PERFORMANCE PARADE

By SBC Theatre with community performers from across Leicester (VOICES)

25 AUGUST

Part of VOICES European Project

Jubilee Square

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THE VISITOR - A PERFORMANCE PARADE

ONE TABLE AND FIVE CHAIRS, OR ACTUALLY SIX

Artestudio (Rome, Italy)

25 AUGUST

Part of VOICES European Project

Jubilee Square

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ONE TABLE AND FIVE CHAIRS, OR ACTUALLY SIX

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOUR

By Maison Foo

19 AUGUST

Attenborough Arts Centre

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MEET YOUR NEIGHBOUR

NEW ROUTES
Sameena Khan and Parmjit Sagoo

26 AUGUST

Jubilee Square
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NEW ROUTES

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WRITE HERE: SANCTUARY POP UP POETRY PERFORMANCES

Write Here: Sanctuary refugee and asylum seekers writing group

25 & 26 AUGUST

Jubilee Square

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WRITE HERE: SANCTUARY POP UP POETRY PERFORMANCES

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AWARDED FESTIVAL OF SANCTUARY

AWARDED EFFE REMARKABLE ARTS FESTIVAL AWARD 2019-2020

SUPPORTED BY

ArtReach (Trust) LTD Head Office LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester. LE1 1RA

Registered Office at LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE. Reg Number 06669673

England Charity Reg No. 1180816