January 3, 2020

For 2020, audiences can join Sheba Arts to witness the powerful tale of Iranian women fighting for freedom in Women of Freedom Square at King Arms Salford on Thursday 30 January, 7.30pm.

The show sprung from 2018’s Journeys Festival International Manchester, an annual F...

December 30, 2019

Mandla Rae is our Journeys Community Film Programmer. In this blog, she reflects on attending 2019's This Way Up Conference with fellow attendee, Reba.

“By resilience we mean the vision and capacity of organisations to anticipate and adapt to economic, environmental and...

November 6, 2019

Journeys Festival International Portsmouth promised 10 brilliant days of exploring the refugee experience through artistic and creative encounters and delivered, yet again, for 2019.

Over 10 days (18 - 27 October), the fourth year of the Festival engaged audiences from...

October 21, 2019

2019 marks another successful year for Journeys Festival International Manchester as it returned to the North-West to deliver its fourth edition and explore the refugee experience through artistic and creative encounters. 

Over the 10 days (4-13 October), the Festival p...

September 6, 2019

Journeys Festival International Leicester returned for a seventh successful year to showcase a range of engaging and emotive work.

The 15-day Festival (15-30 August) celebrated the talents of refugee artists as well as the diversity of the refugee and asylum-seeker expe...

July 30, 2019

Cadence Yu is a De Montfort University student on a placement with ArtReach. She's written a blog post for us on her experience with the team working with the Refugee and Asylum-seeker community and draws interesting parallels with her home town of Hong Kong.

This is a...

July 29, 2019

In this blog post, our producer Oli Page reflects on his experience programming the music for past editions of Journeys Festival International ahead of #JFILeics 2019. Read his thoughts below. 

I have been fortunate enough over the last three years to curate a prog...

July 1, 2019

In the build up to the ArtReach-produced Journeys Festival International Leicester (15 – 30 August), I have been privileged to be a part of some really exciting workshops and events. I’m the Assistant Producer for the Leicester Festival and already my role has led me t...

May 17, 2019

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 exp...

May 3, 2019

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...

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