Tue24Sep20197:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester
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Tue15Oct2019Wed30Oct201912-6.30pmChester Art Centre, 132 Northgate Street
Locally there is an exhibition of paintings by Israeli artist Zohar looking at his experience of the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.
Open Tuesday - Saturday.
Thu17Oct20197:30 pmWesley Church Centre, St John's Street, Chester
Acclaimed international pianist Margaret Fingerhut is performing a special concert, 'Far from the Home I Love', across the UK to raise awareness of refugee needs and to raise funds for local City of Sanctuary groups. We are very pleased to announce that Margaret will be playing in Chester at the Wesley Church Centre on October 17th 2019 at 7.30pm. The concert consists of words and music highlighting composers who were refugees or who migrated for their work. The programme includes works by Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov. There is also a specially commissioned work by Arian, the Kurdish Syrian composer who wrote the Refugee National Anthem for the 2016 Olympics.
Tickets available for this very special event via Eventbrite - search on Cheshire West and Chester page, Far from the Home I love - Margaret Fingerhut Piano Concert
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Tickets £12 (including booking fee)
Concert in aid of Chester City of Sanctuary Group.
Tue22Oct20197:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester
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Sat26Oct20199:00 pmChannel 4
You may be interested in this award winning documentary filmed by a young Syrian mother and covering five years of her life in Aleppo.
Festival organised by 'Rethink Rebuild' Society in Manchester, sharing Syrian arts and culture. For further information, see the following link:
Thu14Nov20196.45 and 8.30 pmStoryhouse, Chester
You may be interested in two events looking at the theme of displacement at Storyhouse in Chester.
At 6.45pm, Akeim Troussaint Buck dance storyteller , novelist and historian Mary Chamberlain, and historian Peter Gatrell discuss the theme of displacement in fiction and storytelling as part of the Chester literary festival. At 8.30pm, Akeim performs using dance, song and spoken word.
For further information and ticket prices for both events, see Storyhouse website:
Tue26Nov20197:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester
Please contact us for further information.