UCU YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE BLACK AND ETHNIC MINORITY NETWORK (BME) & RedBobble Theatre Company presents ‘TO WALK IN YOUR SHOES’
Sunday 22 October @ St Paul’s Church, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH.
Doors Open @ 12pm
Introduction by BME Network and Guest Speakers @ 12.30
Play begins @ 1pm-2:30pm
Q&A Session @ 2:30pm
“There is no immigration because we are all human. If a British person can be an ex-patriot in Africa, then we are all ex-patriots here, seeking a better life”
Compiled from real life interviews with asylum seekers and refugees living in the North of England, ‘To Walk In Your Shoes’ explores the side without a voice. With stories from Syria, Iran, Pakistan, Eritrea and recounting their experiences living in the UK, the play explores the strength and resilience of the human spirit and challenges the myths and untruths perpetuated by the media.
To book your ticket please email Regional Administrator Rachael Munro-Fawcett firstname.lastname@example.org
(play not suitable for under 12’s)
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