You, Me and Those Who Came Before...

With a series of events across Leicester, Refugee Week returns in June so Senior Producer, Nicola Middler, shares what is on offer in a blog post. This year's Refugee Week will provide another engaging, fun-filled opportunity to find out more about the refugee experience and to celebrate their contributions to the UK. This year's theme is 'You, me and those who came before'. Celebration and providing a platform for excellent, often underrepresented, diverse artists is at the heart of our work at ArtReach, and it's something that's particularly close to my heart too! I've worked in the arts for over 15 years now, after I graduated from my MA in Art, Design and Education (at Norwich School of

Time to Gain: Volunteers Required for Journeys Festival International Leicester

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 seventh year in Leicester from 15 August to 30 August 2019. The Festival takes place at various locations and venues across the diverse and vibrant city of Leicester. Through a wide and exciting range of creative media and disciplines including live music, workshops, theatre, performance, film, discussion, exhibitions and pop-up events, Journeys Festival International aims to bring the exceptional talent of local, national and international refugee artists into the

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