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About this event

Experience dance performances from Indoamerica and Kenya, listen to stories from around the world, take part in workshops and hear some comedy.

Everything taking place today is run by staff, volunteers and members of local organisations supporting new arrivals to south east London including:

Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO), Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers, Fairbeats!, Streatham Drop-In Centre, Rewrite and Pan Intercultural Arts.

Crossing Borders is organised every year in partnership with local organisations supporting people who are newly arrived Forest Hill.

Join us for a full day of workshops and art and craft activities open to all.   

 

Music Video: Performed by Fairbeats! Children 

  • Times: 10.30am - 11.30am
  • Location: Hands on Base

Fairbeats!

Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Dance performance

  • Times: 11am – 11.30am
  • Location: Conservatory

Indo-American Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO)

Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Art Workshop: Inside Out Connecting Horizons

  • Times: 11am and 2.15pm
  • Location: Education Centre - Front 

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

Limited numbers. Everyone welcome. 

Storytelling: Stories from Around the World

  • Times: 11.45am – 12.15pm
  • Location: Hands on Base

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

Drop-in. Everyone welcome.

Dance performance: Kenyan Dancing

  • Times: 12.40pm - 1pm
  • Location: Conservatory

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

Drop-in. Everyone welcome.

Interactive storytelling: Folktales performed by Families

  • Times: 2pm - 2.50pm
  • Location: Hands on Base

Streatham Drop-In Centre

Drop-in. Everyone welcome.

Comedy performance

  • Times: 3pm and 3.30pm
  • Location: Music Gallery - performance space

Rewrite

Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Art exhibition

  • Times: 11am - 3.30pm
  • Location: Education Centre - Rear

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

Drop-in. Everyone welcome.

“Dining Out”

  • Times: 11am - 3.30pm
  • Location: Gallery Square

Pan Intercultural Arts

Drop in. Everyone welcome.

Rainbow Pilgrims online exhibition

  • Times: 11am - 3.30pm
  • Location: Gallery Square

Rainbow Pilgrims

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Closing poem

  • Times: 3.30pm
  • Location: Gallery Square

Drop-in. Everyone welcome.