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Refugee Week

Refugee Week logoRefugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.

Refugee Week 2016 took place 20-26 June; its theme was 'welcome'. For more information, see the Refugee Week website  Join them on Twitter at @RefugeeWeek




Connecting people - photograph by Nana Varveropoulou


 Children with balloons - photograph by Tobias Madden


Football Tournament at Leeds 2007 - photograph by Amaya Roman


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Photo credits

Our thanks to the Refugee Week website for use of photos from past Refugee Week events - in order of appearance:

Connecting people - by Nana Varveropoulou

Children with balloons - by Tobias Madden

Football tournament at Leeds 2007 - Amaya Roman