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  • Tue
    05
    Feb
    2019
    18:00 - 21:00Norwich Arts Centre
  • Mon
    11
    Mar
    2019
    13:00 - 14:00UEA Elizabeth Fry Building

  • Sun
    17
    Mar
    2019
  • Mon
    17
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    A packed week of events including films, workshops, activities and entertainment

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    12:00 - 16:00 19:00-22:00Come together as a community for music and food at the Octagon Chapel, Colegate as part of Refugee Week

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    12:00 - 17:00Enjoy a visit to the Bishop's Gardens, NR3 1SB, in aid of Amnesty International, Freedom Against Torture and Norwich City of Sanctuary

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    11:00 - 16:30Wesleyan Chapel, City Road, London EC1Y 1AU

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  • Tue
    24
    Sep
    2019
    16:30- 17:30Avenue Junior School, Milford Road, Norwich, NR2 3HP

    Interested in becoming a School of Sanctuary?

    Come along to Avenue Junior School for an informal meeting with one of their teachers, Jake Rose-Brown, who leads the Schools of Sanctuary initiative in Norfolk.

  • Tue
    01
    Oct
    2019
    Thu
    31
    Oct
    2019
  • Wed
    05
    Feb
    2020
    18:00 - 21:00Norwich Arts Centre, St Benedicts

    Save the date! Join us for an evening celebrating the rich and varied work that's being done to make Norwich a City of Sanctuary. More details to follow

  • Wed
    12
    Feb
    2020
    10:00 - 16:002-16 Colegate

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  • Fri
    13
    Mar
    2020
    Thu
    26
    Mar
    2020
    Multiple sites around Norwich

    The Norwich City of Sanctuary Arts Stream Art Trail features a small selection of the art work which will be available to bid on at an art auction on 27th March 2020 in Norwich City Hall Council Chamber.

    The proceeds of the auction will be donated to the Norwich Integration Partnership (New Routes, English + and Bridge Plus) and the Norwich International Youth Project who work at grassroots level with recently resettled ethnic minority individuals, families, your people & communities in Norwich & the Norwich City of Sanctuary Arts Stream to fund art projects for, with and about refugees and asylum seekers in Norwich.

  • Fri
    27
    Mar
    2020
    18:30 - 21:30Norwich City Hall Council Chamber

    Can you help raise funds for The Norwich Integration Partnership (New Routes, English + and Bridge Plus) and Norwich International Youth Project?

    Come along to a lively evening of frenetic bidding, fizz and fabulous entertainment! Over 120 lots donated by local artists and arts organisations to raise money to support local refugees and asylum seekers. Your chance to bag an original piece of work or a unique art experience. Your auctioneer for the evening is Mr Simon Floyd. Music from The Common Lot Choir and Samia Malik.

    The proceeds of the auction will be donated to The Norwich Integration Partnership (New Routes, English + and Bridge Plus)and the Norwich International Youth Project who work at grassroots level with recently resettled ethnic minority individuals, families, young people and communities in Norwich, and the City Of Sanctuary Arts Stream to fund art projects for, with and about refugees and asylum seekers in Norwich.

  • Mon
    27
    Apr
    2020
    1pm-2pmWebinar

    Language sanctuaries: why language is integral to the arts of integration
    27 April 2020, 1pm-2pm

    In this webinar, Alison Phipps with colleagues will present the work of the UNESCO Chair for Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, with a particular focus on the ways in which language may offer sanctuary. This will include an examination of different policies that focus on integration through language acquisition; a critical assessment of the pitfalls in focusing on language acquisition as a technological or technocratic 'fix' to the tasks accompanying integration; a discussion of the ways in which a monolingual perspective dominates and shapes understandings of the language acquisition; and a consideration of shifting policy landscapes. In the presentation, Alison with colleagues will draw on insights from their work in Gaza, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Aoteaora, Scotland and in refugee communities which take a sanctuary view of language.

    The webinar will include poetry, story, dance and song together with more traditional academic presentation.

    The webinar is a joint event with the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at Glasgow University,hosted by the UEA University of Sanctuary initiative.

    Register for FREE at: https://bit.ly/Language_Sanctuaries

    Any questions, please contact: [email protected]

  • Fri
    12
    Jun
    2020
    All dayDigital event for pupils who are home schooling

    We will be providing ideas, resources and activities for families and schools to be involved in a variety of ways. We are looking for schools (and/or families who are home-learning) who are interested in being a part of A Day of Welcome on Friday 12th June 2020.

    For more information please visit the Norfolk Schools of Sanctuary website

    To express an interest in being involved please email Jake at [email protected]

  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2020
    12:00 - 17:00Postponed The Octagon Chapel

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  • Sat
    25
    Jul
    2020
    All dayOnline

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