right to remain workshops: 15th & 22nd Jan, 6.30-9pm, east london
Understanding the asylum process.
Using the Right to Remain Toolkit, this workshop is on understanding the asylum and immigration system, the barriers people face in establishing their rights, and practical solidarity with people going through the legal process.
They will be on 6:30-9pm on Monday 15 January; with a follow-up workshop on 22 January (6:30-9pm). They are two different workshops so if you would like to come, please come to both. Venue and further details given once you've booked your place. If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
PRE-SHOW Q&A WITH FREED Voices (detention action): 19TH JAN, 5.30-6.30PM, Green room at SHOREDITCH TRUST HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE ( 170 Pitfield Street London N1 6JP )
'Everything You Wanted To Know About Detention But Were Too Afraid To Ask'
Freed Voices are a group of experts-by-experience who have lost over 20 years of their lives to immigration detention in the UK. They are dedicated to speaking out and campaigning for an end to indefinite detention in this country. This participatory workshop is an opportunity to better understand the everyday realities of detention and to explore the reasons why (and means as to how) the current system needs to change, with those who have experienced it first-hand.
Please email email@example.com to reserve your free place at the session. Travel for asylum seekers will be reimbursed.
Artist Workshop with Counterpoint Arts: 22nd Jan, 2-4pm, Shoreditch Town Hall
Join Tom Green (Counterpoint Arts) to discuss and share aspects of practice when making work with and about refugees, migrants and diverse communities.
Tom Green will lead a session on the creation of artistic manifestos. What values, principles and aspirations drive your work? With an overview of the extensive research and development that underpins several recent theatre projects, including The Claim, and reflections on work to develop a manifesto for the Platforma arts & refugees network, this session will invite attendees to reflect on their own practice and develop their own personal manifesto.
Click here to book your free place on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/artist-workshop-with-counterpoint-arts-tickets-42199012382
Post-Show Discussion: 23rd jan, 9pm
Queen Mary University Law Clinic: 24th jan, 5.30-7pm, in Side Hall at the Brady arts centre (192-196 Hanbury st, london, e1 5jd)
Are you about to have your asylum interview or are supporting some-one who is? Would you like to find out more about the appeals process? Come along to this workshop session to find out more about the asylum process.
This workshop is led by students from Queen Mary University Law Clinic with support from barristers. This session will cover the screening process, the second substantive interview as well as the first tier appeal process. There will be lots of time for questions!
Please note that this session is a workshop on the asylum process and first tier appeals. We will have information about where to access legal advice from commended solicitors and pro-bono institutions.
This session will start at 5.30pm, but you can arrive from 5pm. Travel for asylum seekers will be reimbursed.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or to reserve your free place.