March 9, 2020

Salary £22,000 per annum (pro rata)

ArtReach is a creative producer based in Leicester, but with international profile and now recognised as part of Arts Council England’s national portfolio. Our annual cultural programme is wide ranging and since we established over 20...

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 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...

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...

March 26, 2019

Angels is an artwork by Laurence Payot that celebrates the courage and optimism of displaced people. From sweet lullabies remembered from childhoods spent in another country, to the things that they makes them feel happy in their new homes, participants from across the...

April 5, 2018

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...

August 5, 2016

 Born in Syria, but forced to flee to Lebanon in 2014, Mohamad Khayata has witnessed his nation's landscape and communities torn apart. His poignant photographic series 'Stiching My Syria Back' documents Syrian individuals in the dispersed locations of Damascus, Lebano...

June 17, 2016

We’re incredibly excited to announce that the Community Kite Project will be joining us at Journeys Festival International, expertly leading free kite making workshops.

A popular form of entertainment throughout the world, kite flying is a firmly embedded tradition in c...

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