To see what the Sanctuary in Arts network are doing, explore below.
Counterpoint Arts engages with refugee and migrant experiences through arts and cultural programmes.
Platforma Arts and Refugee Network supports and develops arts by, about and with refugees and migrants from marginalised communities.
Arts on the Run – a network for arts and refugees in Yorkshire and Humberside
Art Reach Journeys Festival celebrates and highlights the extraordinary and powerful artwork, music, creativity, culture and experiences that refugee artists bring to the UK. It’s work now reaches cities in Europe. See the video here.
Freedom From Torture has a ‘Write to Life’ creative writing and performance group for survivors of torture. Several books of work from the group have been published and there are pieces available online in their Library.
Celebrating Sanctuary works through the arts to raise awareness of the contributions that refugees make to the UK, and in particular to the city of Birmingham.
Art Refuge UK Supporting displaced people through art and art therapy
Theatres of Sanctuary
SBC Theatre – Stand and Be Counted Theatre is the first Theatre Company of Sanctuary. Creators of Tanja – a play about detention. For further info and links to the video see Tanja – Tour Information Pack.
ice&fire – exploring human rights stories through performance including plays ‘Asylum Monologues’, ‘Asylum Dialogues’ and ‘On a Clear Day, You Can See Dover’
Risky Things Theatre and Film – maker of the film Blue Moment