Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • Room to Breathe

    1 November 2018-28 July 2019, Thursdays 12.00–20.00, Friday–Sunday 12.00–1800, Migration Museum at The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London SE1 7AG

    "Room to Breathe is an immersive experience inviting you to discover stories from generations of new arrivals to Britain. Journey through a series of rooms filled with personal narratives and objects that bring to life the struggles, joys, creativity and resilience of living in a new land. Explore rooms to… more

  • "Moving Objects: Stories of Displacement"

    18 Feb-1 Oct 2019 (closed 17-22 Apr 2019), 09.00-19.00 daily, The Octagon, University College London

    "Discover the stories of people, animals and objects in exile, as told by refugees and researchers in London and the Middle East.  Today, around 68.5 million refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people are trapped in a state of temporary permanence across the world. This free exhibition draws together poems, photographs… more

  • Creative Legacies: Heritage & Mental Health Conference

    29 June 2019, 13.00-18.00, Blackfriars Hall, Blackfriars Centre, Newbridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ

    "'How can we create a legacy of equality, empathy and empowerment for mental health in the North East?' The Heads & Tales project led by the mental health and arts charity Chilli Studios will put this question to analysis at an exciting conference looking at Creative Legacies of heritage… more

  • Imaginings

    1 July 2019, starts 19.00, Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX

    "Ghareeb Iskander was born in Baghdad. He has published ten books including Gilgamesh's Snake and Other Poems, a bilingual collection, which won Arkansas University's Arabic Translation Award for 2015, pub.Syracuse University Press (New York, 2016). Nada Menzalji is a Syrian poet and author. Her published poetry collections in Arabic are Withered… more

  • The Future of Civic Culture in the UK?

    2 July 2019, 10.00-16.30, Kings Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE17RU

    "Join us for a day of discussion about the ‘civic purpose’ of public cultural organisations in the wake of austerity. Organisations from across the museums/libraries/parks sector will discuss the way that austerity has re-shaped their civic purpose and questions will be asked about the impact that this has… more

  • LGBTQI Gypsy, Roma & Traveller Conference

    4 July 2019, 18.00-20.00, The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF99 1NA

    The Romani Cultural & Arts Company (RCAC) is proud to invite you to the LGBTQI Gypsy, Roma & Traveller (GRT) Conference. The event, hosted by National Assembly for Wales, will feature Dr Daniel Baker (England) and Christine Lee (Wales) plus guests including Vera Kurtic (Council of Europe/Serbia) Dezso Mate … more

  • Home Visit Library Conference - The importance of a caring library service for elderly, disabled and carers’ residents

    15 Oct 2019, 09.00-16.30, Stoke Newington Town Hall, Stoke Newington Church Street, London N16 0JR

    "Many guises but one aim – Home Visit Library services come in numerous names and forms but give vital access to the world of libraries to people unable to use the library in the normal way. Through ill-health, age, disability or caring responsibilities they are often some of societies most isolated… more

  • GFEST 2019: theme - #QueerQueries.

    11-23 November 2019

    You can organise your own GFEST during the above dates by organising an LGBTQI+ cross-art (more than one art form presented) event and be part of GFEST 2019 events where you are. Events can be submitted via the GFEST website. 2019 submission deadline: Sat 20 October, 5pm.… more