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Refugee Week 2023 June 24th, Jubilee Library & Bashir Al Gamar in Hastings

Thanks to everyone who came, supported and took part in our Refugee Week event at Jubilee Library. Here's a few pics from the day, video and audio clips to follow.


"It was uplifting to see so many different musical and artistic traditions coming together, it felt like a safe and belonging space for people from diverse backgrounds to come together and share"


Thanks Manal Gharzeddin for these images, which beautifully capturing some moments on the day. Manal is studying BA photography at Brighton University. See more of her work on Instagram.


Thanks to the National Lottery Community fund and Brighton Council for their support with this event.











Rabeea Eid is a writer and journalist from Palestine, residing in Brighton. He writes about political activism and social justice. Last year, he released his first documentary film "Last May in Palestine".

Rabeea will be reading some poetry.




Comic Book Workshop with Upside Comics (10 - 11.30) https://upsidecomics.org.uk/

Community Groups Refugee Radio Care 4 Calais Network of International Women Conversations Over Borders Thousand 4 £1000 Stand For Ukraine https://refugeeradio.org.uk/ https://care4calais.org/ https://niwbh.org/ https://www.conversationoverborders.org/ https://www.thousand4thousand.org.uk/ https://www.standforukrainebnh.org/


Sunday 25th June Hastings Sanctuary Festival.

Thanks to everyone in Hastings at Hastings Community of Sanctuary, for organising a fantastic festival and booking Bashir Al Gamar to play. It was great to catch up some old friends and meet people from the community there.





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