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Other Festival 31 Events

Over the course of Festival 31, there are a host of other events and activities taking place throughout the city. Find out more below…

  • Conversations About The Refugee Experience

    Conversations About The Refugee Experience


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Thu 16 Jul ‘20

    Tony and Mirvat interview each other and other people to share their experiences of leaving their countries, the challenges, joys and cultural differences they face and the advice they want

  • My Dreams Creations

    My Dreams Creations


    Mon 8 Jun ‘20 - Mon 22 Jun ‘20

    Join us this Refugee Week by sharing your dreams as part of our creative call! Using our 'My Dreams' PDF worksheet as your canvas, we invite you to get creative in sharing your dreams

  • Refugee Women Connect

    Refugee Women Connect


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    In celebration of Refugee Week, Refugee Women Connect are posting daily actions and activities in collaboration with refugee and asylum seeking women. Each day they will post a new piece

  • Liverpool Reads

    Liverpool Reads


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Sun 21 Jun ‘20

    Monday 15 June marks the beginning of Refugee Week, so why not participate in Liverpool Reads 8 Simple Acts project as part of Refugee Week 2020. We are encouraging everyone

  • Movema: Refugee Week

    Movema: Refugee Week


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Sun 21 Jun ‘20

    For Refugee Week 2020 Movema are celebrating and giving thanks to all people and cultures of the world. Dance is a tool for expression and connection, and there is so

  • My Dreams

    My Dreams


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Mon 22 Jun ‘20

    Join us in our wonderful creative bubble this Refugee Week, where we leave the outside world behind, your dreams lead the way and anything is possible. Using just basic materials

  • Talking Pictures Film

    Talking Pictures Film


    Mon 15 Jun ‘20 - Fri 31 Jul ‘20

    Talking Pictures: Every picture tells a story’ was a 6-week adult engagement pilot project for refugees and asylum seekers in Liverpool. It was developed to enable links between refugees and

  • Short Reflections of Our Journeys

    Short Reflections of Our Journeys


    Wed 17 Jun ‘20 - Wed 15 Jul ‘20

    As part of this year's Festival 31, SOLA Arts and Everyman & Playhouse Theatres are delivering a series of workshops to support Tony and Mirvat to become community interviewers. Tony

  • LUMA Trio Music from Latin Ameria

    LUMA Trio Music from Latin Ameria


    Thu 18 Jun ‘20

    Join LUMA Creations on Thursday 18th June at 7pm for their Facebook Live performance. LUMA Trio will peform songs from Latin America which are historically significant and speak of repression,

  • Their Dreams Exhibition

    Their Dreams Exhibition


    Thu 18 Jun ‘20 - Thu 25 Jun ‘20

    They came to the UK dreaming of a better and safer life, but the reality was very different: under threat they were forced into prostitution, forced labour and domestic servitude.

  • SOLA Arts Creative Cafe Art Group

    SOLA Arts Creative Cafe Art Group


    Thu 18 Jun ‘20 - Thu 9 Jul ‘20

    This weekly art group brings people together from refugee and wider communities to celebrate creativity and connection. The group will be holding an online exhibition in the final week of

  • LUMA CREATIONS in Conversation with…

    LUMA CREATIONS in Conversation with…


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    Join LUMA CREATIONS on Friday 19 June at 7pm for the second showing of their "In Conversation with..." series as part of Liverpool's FESTIVAL 31 programme. LUMA CREATIONS brought together

  • A Light Story

    A Light Story


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    A Light Story is a puppetry project with families from Syria and El Salvador in partnership with Everyman Playhouse and SOLA Arts and funded by Our Liverpool. It is a

  • EMTAS Reflections with Levi Tafari

    EMTAS Reflections with Levi Tafari


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    June is a very special month in the EMTAS calendar. It is Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month and we also celebrate Refugee Week. This year our EMTAS approach looks a

  • Hivdar Dharo | Refugee Week Reflections

    Hivdar Dharo | Refugee Week Reflections


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    As Refugee Week is drawing to a close, we would like to share this very moving video with you. Hivdar Dharo, a Y12 student from Bellerive FCJ school in Liverpool,

  • Hassan Daharou | Refugee Week

    Hassan Daharou | Refugee Week


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    As Refugee Week draws to a close, we would like to share this very moving video with you. Hivdar's father, Mr Hassan Daharou, shares some music with us. He is

  • Scarlett’s “Rainbow Smile”

    Scarlett’s “Rainbow Smile”


    Fri 19 Jun ‘20

    Scarlett from Northcote Primary School in Liverpool was so inspired by Levi Tafari's poetry that she has written a 'Rainbow Smiles' poem of her own!

  • Emotionally & Creatively Expressive Support Groups

    Emotionally & Creatively Expressive Support Groups


    Mon 29 Jun ‘20 - Mon 13 Jul ‘20

    Weekly groups for people from refugee and wider backgrounds to explore and work through resilience and find a positive sense of self and connection with others through art. Supported by

  • F31 Artists: Discussion With Audience and Q&A

    F31 Artists: Discussion With Audience and Q&A


    Mon 29 Jun ‘20

    Chaired by Ngunan Adamu from BBC Radio Merseyside Upfront Magazine. Join SOLA Arts as they host a discussion with artists in residence from this year's Festival 31, exploring two themes;