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Refugee Tales
A series of events in Kent and London, July 2016
A call to end indefinite immigration detention

Sunday 3 July – the first Event
"Being Detained Indefinitely" A Day of Thought, Performance and Action
is on Sunday 3 July 2016
There will be Events on every day of the Walk as it makes its way to Westminster.

Monday 4 July – the first Walk Evening Event
Venue: Faversham: at The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street, Faversham, ME13 8PG
Start Time: 1900
Host – Ollie Double
-Sarah James on Chaucer
-The Prologue – David Herd
-The Abandoned Person's Tale – Olivia Laing
-Music – Liran Donin & Ranjana Ghatek

Tuesday 5 July – Lunchtime Event
Venue: St Mary's Church, Lower Higham, Rochester, Kent, ME3 7LS
Start Time: Noon
Public Discussion on The Immigration & Asylum Bill 2016,
Christine Oliver of Samphire
Richard Warren of Kent Law Clinic.

Tuesday 5 July – Evening Event
Venue: Gravesend: Gravesend Methodist Church, Milton Road, Gravesend, DA12 2RE
Start Time: 1900
Host – Jonathan Freedland
-The Support Worker's Tale – Josh Cohen
-The Lover's Tale – Kamila Shamsie
-Music – Haymanot Tesfa

Wednesday 6 July – Lunchtime Event
Venue: TBA
Start Time: Noon
Public discussion – What does it mean to be welcomed?

Wednesday 6 July – Evening Event
Venue: Dartford
Start Time: 1900
Host: Sameena Zehra
-The Voluntary Returnee's Tale – Caroline Bergvall
-he Barrister's Tale – Rachel Holmes
--Music: Mike 'Dr Blue'

Thursday 7 July – Lunchtime Event
Venue: Lesnes Abbey ruins, Abbey Road, Belvedere, DA17 5DY
Start Time: 1200
Talk – Will Pettigrew on Slavery in London

Thursday 7 July – Evening Event
Venue: Greenwich: Christ Church, Trafalgar Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9EQ
Start Time: 1930
Host: Shobu Kapoor
-The Smuggled Person's Tale – Jackie Kay
-Music: Gerard McChrystal
-Theatre: ice&fire

Friday 8 July – Lunchtime Event

Venue: The Watch House, 70 St Marychurch St, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4HZ
Start Time: 1130
Talk – Iain Sinclair on London

Friday 8 July – Afternoon Event
Venue: Christ Church, Blackfriars Rd, London SE1 8NY.
Start Time: 1500
Walkers' Tales: Reflections and next steps
Welcome, refreshments and sharing of walkers' tales.
Fare-well and reflection from Jonathan Clark, Bishop of Croydon.

Friday 8 July – Evening Event
Venue: ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts on the Mall, SW1.
Start Time: 1900
Presentation of Refugee Tales Collection, Tales from 2015 with Ali Smith, Billy Bragg.

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