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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'
  • na-mara

    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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