2020’s Journeys Festival International is set to run from 28th September to 18th October, and there are a limited number of free tickets available to book now! Read our pick of what’s coming up below.

No Direction Home

Tickets are sure to sell out quickly for No Direction Home with Counterpoint Arts and Big Difference Company. Tickets are donate what you decide, £3-£7 suggested, with free tickets available to those on low or zero income here.

As Far As Isolation Goes (Online)

In a collaboration between live artist Tania El Khoury and musician and street artist Basel Zaraa, As Far As Isolation Goes (Online) is a virtual intimate encounter. There are only 12 zoom slots per day, so book your free ticket quickly here (18+).

An Evening with Poetry with Inua Ellams

Acclaimed poet, playwright and performer, Inua Ellams, hosts an interactive evening of poetry. Tickets are donate what you decide, £3-£7 suggested, with free tickets available to those on low or zero income here.

Artist Workshop: Mahboobeh Rajabi

Give your ideas wings with long-term festival friend, Mahboobeh Rajabi. In a special co-creation workshop, artists will learn to think outside the box of structures and limited layouts to produce work collaboratively with others in any art format. Book your free ticket here.

Artist Workshop: Malilheh Zafarnezhad

For adults and artists, join Iranian-Irish mixed media artist Maliheh Zafarnezhad as she runs an advanced live workshop. She creates beautifully intricate photo collages using old photographs, which are overlaid with painted symbols and motifs to explore identity, culture and memories. Book your ticket to receive a downloadable list of materials and equipment to take part and a unique link to join the live workshop here.

Artist Workshop; Mohammed Yahya

Festival favourite Mohammed Yahya will return for our annual extravaganza, Journeys Live! But, for those wanting to further explore the world of music, join the talented artist and activist in a visually-led workshop exploring how Hip-Hop has impacted different communities, justice and the way we think about our collective being. Please book your free space here.

Curious About Creative Sanctuary in Conversation with Curious Minds

For teachers, artists, learning managers and all other educational professionals, please join the festival for Curious About Creative Sanctuary in Conversation with Curious Minds. Together, the group will discuss a whole-school approach to welcoming new arrivals as creative processes have long been used to support refugee children and unaccompanied young people to be better included in education and create a happier and thriving environment for all. Reserve tickets here.

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