World Refugee Day

The Exchange: 3 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2DR
Event cost
Free, booking recommended
Thursday 20 June 2024 (18:30-20:00)
Photograph of Didier Kisala performing with a microphone
Didier Kisala

Join us at The Exchange for to learn more about the experience of refugees, honour the contributions that refugees have made to their communities and advocate for the rights and protection of refugees worldwide.

  • Live music from Birmingham-based Congolese singer, songwriter Didier Kisala. 
  • Photographs captured by Birch Network service users, showcasing their unique perspective of the city. 
  • Members of Stories of Hope and Home will share their lived experiences as people seeking sanctuary. 
  • BOSA (‘barefoot’ in Croatian), a gentle immersive performance and audio experience exploring the rituals of settling in.

In partnership with Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham, Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH), Stories of Hope and Home, and Notnow Collective.