Events for refugee week 2016

  • Friday 17th June, 8pm, The Winning Post, Bishopthorpe Rd, York, a Refugee Action York benefit gig with Atomic Raygun plus support. Admission: £4

  • Saturday 18th June, York Festival of Ideas, University of York. Four talks on refugees: Refugees and Migrants: An Escalating Crisis, Migration, Migrants and the Media, Creating a Tolerant Society and Building a Secure World for the Future. Admission: Free (booking required).

  • Monday 20th June. 6.15pm, City Screen cinema. Three films: Precarious Trajectories: Voices From The Mediterranean Migration Crisis, Seeking Asylum, Blue Moment followed by Q&A with the directors. Admission: £7

  • Tuesday 21st June, 8pm, The Winning Post, Bishopthorpe Road, York. Pub Quiz in aid of Refugee Action York. Just turn up on the night. Admission: Donations.

    Saturday 25th June, 11am – 2pm, stall in Exhibition Square, outside the Art Gallery. Volunteers from Amnesty International, the British Red Cross and Refugee Action York will be sharing information.

  • Sunday 26th June, 11am – 12 noon, Unitarian Church, St Saviourgate, York. An Interfaith service, all most welcome. Refreshments afterwards.

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