Yorkshire integration festival 2021

Festival logo with strapline: rebuilding together in a changing world 

Celebrating the inclusion, diversity and contribution of people who have come to our region from across the world

Our second integration festival it took place online on 19 November 2021. It was about bringing people together, experiencing, learning, sharing; and further improving and planning integration in our region and beyond.

Thank you for everyone who attended and took part - you inspired us, and we really appreciate you contributions.

We'll make the festival recording available as on-demand online content, so you can catch up with anything you missed. We'll post the link on this page as soon as it's available.

Here are just some of the highlights from this year:

  • Keynote speaker - Zarlasht Halaimzai – CEO and co-founder of Refugee Trauma Initiative
  • Reflections on settling in Yorkshire
  • How should we respond to the Afghan crisis?
  • The future of refugee integration in Yorkshire and Humber
  • Arts showcase
  • Cook along
  • MESH website showcase


Yorkshire Integration Festival 2019 - image showing attendees being welcomed to the event by Migration Yorkshire staff

Yorkshire Integration Festival 2019 - image showing visitors and Migration Yorkshire team member discussing art exhibition.

Yorkshire Integration Festival 2019 - attendees of festival viewing a presentation


This festival is being organised by Refugee Integration Yorkshire and Humber


Page last updated: 23/11/2021 10:18:05

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