Issue 278

Working with migrant communities

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Image of activity at Refugee Week Scotland

Suzi Simpson tells how this summer’s Refugee Week Scotland celebrated the successful integration of refugees with music, dance, films and feasts.

Photo: Iman Tajik
Image of Lisapo performance

Peggy Mulongo recalls the challenges and joys of working with refugees and asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of Congo on an oral archive and performance project.

Image of film at Refugee Week

A week of special events to mark Refugee Week in Nottingham’s Hyson Green explored new ideas and celebrated the cultural richness of the area, says Laura-Jade Klee.

Photo: Mohamed Elzohiry
Image of children in masks

At a school in Bradford, a large number of pupils speak little or no English. Sarah Mumford explains how performing arts techniques are being used to improve their language skills.