Call Out: Artists and Writers in Manchester

Ancient Objects – New Writing 4 Artists 4 Objects Locations 4 Unique Stories Ancient Objects - New Writing will bring together four artists/writers from refugee backgrounds to develop new writing in response to objects housed in the Manchester Museum collection. This work along with the selected object will then be displayed in Manchester Libraries as part of Journeys Festival 4-14 October, 2018. Selected participants will take part in 5, half day, creative writing workshops, beginning in May running through till July, to develop new work led by a writing mentor and supported by museum staff. The writing can be any style; storytelling, poetry, drama, short fiction etc. During Journeys Festiv

Call Out: Ancient Objects - New Writing

Ancient Objects – New Writing 4 Artists 4 Objects 4 Locations 4 Unique Stories Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talents of exceptional refugee and asylum seekers artists, sharing the refugee experience through great art and culture. The Festival presents a broad range of creative activity including music, dance, poetry, spoken word, theatre, performance, visual arts and heritage projects. #JourneysMcr Manchester Museum is a proud part of The University of Manchester. The Museum displays works of archaeology, anthropology and natural history and provides access to about 4.5 million items from every continent. It is the UK's largest university

Call Out: VOICES performance

Stand and Be Counted Theatre and ArtReach want YOU! Join us on a spectacular journey through the streets of Leicester for a magical performance parade. This year Journeys Festival International (JFI) is inviting the people of Leicester to come together for a celebratory, fun and energetic procession through the City Centre - part of the VOICES project, aiming to celebrate Leicester and welcome people from all over the world to our city. This is a Call for Group Leaders to join our first session to meet the SBC Creative Team and the ArtReach staff, on Friday 20th April, 3pm – 5pm at The Chapel Café, 10A Bishop Street, LE1 6AF, Leicester. You will have the great opportunity of working with the

Call Out: Storytellers & Musicians

New Routes is a collaboration between theatre makers Sameena Khan and Parmjit Sagoo. The duo are going to present the collaboration as part of Journeys Festival International in Leicester and are on the hunt for two performers to help develop the piece. New Routes is seeking to develop stories with different refugee communities through a multi-sensory story-making process. These stories will be adapted for performance, aimed at family audiences. New Routes will be a mobile theatre show using a cargo bike, a storyteller, a kamishibai (Japanese mobile story telling theatre) and a musician. The results of our Research and Development phase will be shared through four separate sharing events wit

2018 - Back and Bigger than Ever!

Journeys Festival International takes place each year across the cities of Leicester, Manchester and Portsmouth. In 2017 the Festival showcased the work of over 200 diverse artists, worked with 49 dedicated partners and supported 651 volunteers and refugee participants to delight audiences in 3 UK cities. ArtReach is really proud of how far the Festival has come since its birth in 2013. Now, with the accolade of the first official Festival of Sanctuary, Journeys Festival International is back for 2018 and set for bigger and better things than ever before! With a huge variety of eclectic entertainment to suit all ages and artistic interests, the Festival encourages everyone to celebrate the c

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