BREAKING: Belarus Free Theatre

Journeys Festival International are partners and friends of Belarus Free Theatre. The artistic directors both seek political asylum in the UK and work via Skype with the company who are still based in Belarus, the last dictatorship in Europe. We recieved this message from Belarus Free Theatre: "On Saturday 5 members of Belarus Free Theatre were arrested in Belarus as part of a major clampdown on peaceful human rights protests in Minsk. Our ensemble members had been taking part in the Freedom Day protests against a new tax on the unemployed in Belarus, which also called for the resignation of dictator for the last 23 years, Alexander Lukashenko. 4 have been released, but one – Siarhei Kvachon

JOURNEYS - Online Tour Across 4 European Cities

JOURNEYS - ONLINE TOUR ACROSS 4 EUROPEAN CITIES For 2017 Journeys Festival International has developed a European element to deliver events and exhibitions with partner organisations in four European cities. Partners include Explora (Museo Dei Bambini) in Rome, CESIE in Palermo, Altonale Festival in Hamburg and an associate partner of Trafo in Budapest. Throughout 2017, all organisations involved in the JOURNEYS European project will present Look Up, an outdoor, large scale exhibition that connects a refugee artist or refugee stories to the public realm through high impact visual arts. Journeys Festival International knows the power of sharing stories and allowing experiences to travel acros

We're hiring! Assistant Producer - Portsmouth

ASSISTANT PRODUCER #JFIPorts LOCATION: Portsmouth Office We are seeking an Assistant Producer for Journeys Festival International, Portsmouth. This post is will be the logistical hub of Journeys Festival Iinternational Portsmouth, delivering planning, working with partners, artists and suppliers, coordinating events, and communicating with the wider ArtReach team. We are looking for a motivated, organised and creative project manager, with an interest and understanding of Journeys Festival International’s key themes and aims to celebrate the creative talent of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists, and sharing refugee experiences through great art and culture. You'll be organising,

ROOTS – Refugee and Asylum Seeker Advisory Groups

Journeys Festival International understands the importance of evaluation – learning and developing the festival from the input of our audiences, partners and participants. In 2016 the festival underwent a huge development from a one city event to three cities (Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth). The festivals produced some phenomenal events that positively celebrated the artistic talents of refugees and shared refugee experiences to a wider audience. As part of the 2017 festivals Journeys Festival International has developed the ROOTS Advisory Group in each city. Each group comprises of 6-12 individuals from the local refugee and asylum seeker community who have an interest in arts, cultu

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