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  • Tue
    24
    Sep
    2019
    7:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester

    for further information please contact us

  • Tue
    15
    Oct
    2019
    Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019
    12-6.30pmChester 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.

  • Thu
    17
    Oct
    2019
    7:30 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

    or follow this link:

    https://www.margaretfingerhut.co.uk/chester

    Tickets £12 (including booking fee)

    Concert in aid of Chester City of Sanctuary Group.

  • Tue
    22
    Oct
    2019
    7:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester

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  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019
    9:00 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.

  • Sat
    02
    Nov
    2019
    Sat
    09
    Nov
    2019
    Manchester

    Festival organised by 'Rethink Rebuild' Society in Manchester, sharing Syrian arts and culture. For further information, see the following link:

    https://celebratingsyria.org/?fbclid=IwAR2b42jthOWxq96fRJBBYXJb9sz0yLHfO7OXBT89yrD8dl4JoYZZklxOhK8

  • Thu
    14
    Nov
    2019
    6.45 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:

    https://www.storyhouse.com/guide/whats-on

  • Tue
    26
    Nov
    2019
    7:00 pmChester Quaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham Street, Chester

    Please contact us for further information.

  • Tue
    28
    Jan
    2020
    7:00 pmQuaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham street, Chester

    For further information please contact us

  • Wed
    19
    Feb
    2020
    7:30 pmStoryhouse Cinema, Chester

    This multi-award winning film, fillmed on location by Waad al-Kateab, tells of 5yrs of her life in Syria. During this time she marries and has her daughter Sama whilst documenting life in the midst of  wartorn Aleppo. For further information and ticket booking, see: https://www.storyhouse.com/event/for-sama-18

  • Tue
    25
    Feb
    2020
    7:00 pmQuaker Meeting House, Union Walk, off Frodsham street, Chester

    Members and non-members welcome.

  • Tue
    24
    Mar
    2020

    Unfortunately the group meetings for March and April have been cancelled line with guidance on coronavirus.

  • Tue
    26
    May
    2020
    7:00 pmvirtual meeting

    Please contact for further information

  • Mon
    15
    Jun
    2020
    Sun
    21
    Jun
    2020
    at venues across this website!

    For an exciting, virtual, range of events to celebrate refugee week please see our latest news posts for 'Refugee Week 2020' on the homepage.

  • Tue
    23
    Jun
    2020
    7:00 pmZoom meeting

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  • Tue
    28
    Jul
    2020
    7:00 pmzoom meeting

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  • Tue
    22
    Sep
    2020
    7:00 pmzoom meeting

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