JFI Leicester reaches increased audiences – despite the weather!

In spite of the changeable weather, larger audiences than ever supported and enjoyed the exciting range of high quality art on offer at Journeys Festival International (JFI) Leicester. The 10-day Festival (17-26 August), celebrating the talents of refugee artists, included a powerful and eclectic range of work from the screening of world famous artist and activist, Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow to a Pop-Up exhibition of artwork from the Calais Jungle. Peppered throughout the ten days were special activities such as the New Walk Museum Takeover offering a Saturday of creative workshops in the museum environment and world cookery demonstrations at Soft Touch Arts. There was the chance to gain a bett

Time to Gain: Volunteers Required for Portsmouth

Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talent of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists and shares refugee experiences through great art and culture. Produced by ArtReach, the Festival takes place for the third year in Portsmouth from 19 – 28 October 2018. The Festival takes place at various locations and venues across Portsmouth. Working across a wide range of creative media and disciplines, Journeys Festival International aims to bring the exceptional talent of local, national and international refugee artists into the public eye. Journeys Festival International combines live music, workshops, theatre, performance, film, discussion, exhibitions and pop-up e

Look Up: For exciting art work across Portsmouth this October (19 - 28 Oct)

Journeys Festival International Portsmouth, produced by ArtReach, is back for 2018 from 19-28 October and this year is expected to be bigger and better than ever before. The ArtReach team is excited to bring a new version of its high impact, outdoor exhibition ‘Look Up: Searching for Home’’ to the city as part of the Journeys Festival International programme. ‘Look Up: Searching for Home’ is an outdoor exhibition, installed on the exterior of prominent buildings and digital screens around the city, which provides a unique opportunity for artists engaging with refugee and asylum seeker themes to have their work shown as part of one of the most visible strands of Journeys Festival Internationa

Explore Your Drama – Women’s Performance Lab Call Out for Participants (Journeys Festival Internatio

01-05 October 2018 Commissioned by ArtReach, led by Sheba Arts and supported by HOME. Part of Journeys Festival International Manchester. Explore Your Drama is a 5-day performance lab for refugee and asylum seeker women aged 18-27 who want to develop their drama skills. 10am – 1pm each day (with sharing event 2:30pm on Fri 05 Oct) Taking place at: HOME, 2 Tony Wilson Place, M15 4FN ArtReach in partnership with Sheba Arts and HOME are offering an exciting opportunity for an intensive 5-day performance laboratory for young women aged 18-27 from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds interested in developing their performance skills. Participants will work with artist, writer and performer Fer

Time to Gain: Volunteers Required for Manchester

Journeys Festival International celebrates the creative talent of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists and shares refugee experiences through great art and culture. Produced by ArtReach, the Festival takes place for the third year in Manchester from Thursday 4 – Sunday 14 October 2018. The Festival takes place at various locations and venues across Manchester. Working across a wide range of creative media and disciplines, Journeys Festival International aims to bring the exceptional talent of local, national and international refugee artists into the public eye. Journeys Festival International combines live music, workshops, theatre, performance, film, discussion, exhibitio

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