Refugee Stories – May 9th 2017

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees presents an evening of film, stories and comedy:

‘Refugee Stories – surviving and celebrating’  

Tuesday May 9th, 7pm at the Sound Lounge, Tooting

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees was formed a year ago to bring together people, organisations and faith groups in Wandsworth who want to support refugees here and abroad.

Refugee StoriesWe’re presenting our first Wandsworth Arts Fringe event at the wonderful Sound Lounge venue in Tooting. Its a new venue on Tooting High Street with a great atmosphere and bar.

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees presents an evening of film, stories, comedy and music.

Film: Dena Arya & Kyla Simone Bruce will introduce their short documentary on what happened to refugees after the Calais ‘Jungle’ was demolished.

Stories: Shabibi Shah, who captured her flight from Afghanistan in a gripping memoir “Where do I belong?” & currently fosters refugee children, will be interviewed by Marion Molteno, a local writer who worked with refugees for 30 years and whose work includes the award-winning “A shield of coolest air” about Somali refugees in London.

Comedy: Edinburgh Fringe sensation Little Soldier Productions will present “Expect Fireworks” on the theme of: So you want to change the world?

The Sound Lounge210-212 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7EW

To book a free ticket please click here:

http://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on/refugee-stories-surviving-and-celebrating

To join the Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees supporter list and receive updates please email wandsworthwelcomesrefguees@gmail.com

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