27 Oct 2018

Travelling Tales

Community & Participation, Learning, Literature & Spoken Word, Performance & Dance

Explore tales of travel and migration, journeys and home in an afternoon of performances, poetry, music and workshops for primary school-aged children.

17 - 19 Oct 2018


Learning, Retreat

Counterpoints Arts is bringing together a select, invited group of around 50 individuals from the worlds of the visual and performing arts, broadcast media, entertainment, advertising, fashion, social media, philanthropy, charity and policy sectors.

24 Jun 2018

Moving stories: a Refugee Week special event

Community & Participation, Film and Photography, Multi-Art Form, Performance & Dance, Visual Arts

Come to the Museum for a day of performances, films and workshops to celebrate Refugee Week.

24 Jun 2018


Community & Participation

“Arguably  the  biggest  name  on  the  UK  hip-hop  underground  scene”  The  Guardian “Soundtrack  To  The  Struggle  solidifies  Lowkey’s  position  at  the  forefront  of  UK  hip  hop”   SBTV Tickets via […]

23 Jun 2018

These Walls Must Fall

Community & Participation, Multi-Art Form

Image: Hejira AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORD, MUSIC AND RESISTANCE! An event organised by friends at Quakers in Britain, in collaboration with Right to Remain, Detention Action, Student Action […]

23 Jun 2018

Eid Festival 2018

A special Refugee Week programme for the London Mayor's Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square.

22 Jun 2018

Refugee Week Friday late opening at the V&A

Community & Participation, Film and Photography, Multi-Art Form, Performance & Dance

DJs, talks, film and music across the museum, celebrating Refugee Week’s 20th birthday.

21 Jun 2018

Central Airport THF + intro

Film and Photography

This visually striking and poignant documentary explores Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport, which is today used as shelter for refugees.

20 Jun 2018

Above the Drowning Sea

Film and Photography

The fascinating story of a Chinese diplomat who saved the lives of many refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe.

20 Jun 2018

Refugee Readings at Doughty Street Chambers

Literature & Spoken Word, Visual Arts

Exclusive readings in an intimate setting at Doughty Street Chambers.

19 Jun 2018

A Season in France

Film and Photography

A teacher flees to France from his war-torn country in this deeply affecting drama.

17 Jun 2018

Refugee Week Launch at the V&A

Community & Participation, Multi-Art Form

Join us for workshops, music and performances as we kick off Refugee Week at the V&A.

17 Jun 2018

Through Our Eyes + Q&A with director Samir Mehanovic

Film and Photography

Does humanity ever learn from past tragedy? BAFTA-winning director Samir Mehanovic investigates.

14 Jun 2018

The Foreigner’s Home + intro by Counterpoints Arts + discussion

Film and Photography

A provocative meditation on humanity’s oldest divisions, based around Toni Morrison’s artistic and intellectual vision.

22 - 27 May 2018

Who Are We?

Craft & Design, Film and Photography, Learning, Literature & Spoken Word, Multi-Art Form, Visual Arts

Who Are We? Art, migration and the production of democracy with Counterpoints Arts, Loughborough University, the Open University and Stance Podcast

16 Mar 2018

Learning Lab: The Politics of People and Place

A Learning Lab exploring the impact of austerity politics on local communities through three place-based arts projects.

7 Mar 2018

Juan delGado’s Living Room: Crossing Thresholds in Wakefield

A Learning Lab focusing on the participatory and social engagement work of Juan delGado - as seen through the lens of his two-stage ‘Living Room’ project set in the cultural and social landscape of Wakefield and at Art House.

6 Mar - 11 Jan 2018

Borderline at The Pleasance

The sell out satire of the Calais Jungle is back in London after its international tour! Borderline was devised and performed by a cast of European and refugee performers and directed by Sophie NL Besse for PSYCHEdelight - our current artists in residence.

28 Feb 2018

Refugee Week 2018 planning event for museums and galleries

The Migration Museums Network and Counterpoints Arts are hosting a free evening event at the Migration Museum to plan Refugee Week 2018 activities together.

12 Feb 2018

Refugee Week Conference

Get set for Refugee Week 2018 Join us for a day of listening, learning and networking in preparation for the 20th birthday edition of Refugee Week, 18-24 June 2018. Expect […]


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