Refugee week 16th - 22th June 2008

Refugee Week

Events in Burngreave

As part of region wide celebrations, Burngreave is marking Refugee Week with the following events:


Refugee Week Launch and Celebration

11:00am - 12:00noon / Exhibition Room Town Hall with the Lord Mayor

Entertainment by Springfield Primary & Firth Park Community Arts College.

Contact Katie Drake: 0114 273 6612 /


Refugee Week Party

6:00pm - 9.30pm / FREE / Burngreave Vestry Hall, Burngreave Rd, S3 9DD

For refugees aged 13-19

Organised by the Children's Society Embrace Project.

Contact Matt: 0114 275 7322 / 07810 796510 /

Almost Adult (Certificate 18)

6:15pm / £6.20 (£4.20 conc.) / Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, S1 2BX

Introduced by Burngreave resident Inderjit Bhogal, Chair, Sheffield City of Sanctuary

The story of two teenage girls who come from different countries and speak different languages but become part of each other's family.

Box Office: 0114 275 7727 /


Childrens Event

11:00am - 12:00noon / Winter Gardens

Whiteways Junior School: Rap Poetry and Indian Dance.

Firvale School: Poetry.

Firth Park Community Arts College: Drama/Dance - Refugee Peace; Dance - No Limits.


7:00pm - 9:00pm / £5 (suggested donation) / Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Rd, S3 9DD

A play devised and performed by refugees in Sheffield, about a mother's quest to build a new life in a strange land.

Contact Helen Todd: 0114 241 2783 /


Cultural Fashion Show + Training Awards

10:00am - 5:00pm / FREE / Station Foyer, 95 The Wicker, S3 8HT

Foyer training awards in the morning, followed by a cultural fashion show, acts & entertainments for all ages. Organised by Refugee Support.

Contact Barry Brown: 0114 2675250 /

East Meets West

7pm / FREE / Vestry Hall, 2 Burngreave Rd, S3 9DD

A variety show of bollywood, bhangra and western touches such as hip-hop.

Contact: 0114 213 3800 / Isha Nandra:


East Meets West

See Friday

World Over 2008 Concert!

Dedicated to the memory of Owen McDowell

7:00pm / £7.50 (£5.00 conc.) Tickets available from Blue Moon Café; New Roots / Victoria Hall, Norfolk St, S1 2JB

Evening of Music, Poetry and Dance in aid of ASSIST

(supporting destitute asylum seekers), celebrating the diversity of talent from across the world in Sheffield.

Contact Katie: 07841016428 /

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