Download our 2018 programme as a pdf here!

Friday 15th June, 6pm

St Aldate’s Church, St Aldate’s, Oxford OX1 1BP

Launch of Art For Action: showcasing refugee artwork and films and the exhibition running throughout Refugee Week.

Exhibition open 11am – 6.30pm daily. Friday 22nd 11am – 5.30pm. Closed Sunday 17th & Monday 18th.


Saturday 16th June, 2pm

St Luke’s Church, Canning Crescent, OX1 4XB

Join the Confluence Collective for its monthly café: music, dance and poetry from around the world, as expressed by people living in Oxford.


Tuesday 19th June, 12 midday

East Oxford Community Centre, Cowley Road, OX4 1DD

‘Come to our Table’ – Pop-up community café with Refugee Resource Women’s Group.


Tuesday 19th June, 7.30pm

The Long Room, Oxford Town Hall, OX1 1BX

Undercover: Britain’s Immigration Secrets

Public screening of the BBC’s award-winning undercover exposé of life inside Brook House detention centre

With speakers: Reverend Nathan Ward and Caroline Bannock, Community Editor at The Guardian

Meeting organised by Oxford NUJ and Campaign to Close Campsfield.


Tuesday 19th June, 7.15pm

Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, OX1 1BX

The monthly meeting of Oxford City Amnesty International Group will explore issues of immigration, citizenship and human rights.


Wednesday 20th June, 5.30pm

Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6HD

Women’s Worlds at the Crossroads: The Unique Issues Facing Women Refugees in the UK

Host: Jan Royall. Speakers include: Councillor Shaista Aziz, Oxford, Councillor Peymana Assad, Harrow and Fatou Ceesay, Women’s Services Co-ordinator at Refugee Resource.


Wednesday 20th June, 5pm

Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Barbara Harrell-Bond: A life not ordinary (film-screening)

Through the prism of an extraordinary life, this documentary explores the achievements of Barbara Harrell-Bond – academic, refugee activist and life-long advocate of refugee rights.

Hosted by Oxford Refugee Studies Centre.

Barbara Harrell-Bond: A Life not Ordinary


Thursday 21st June, 11am

East Oxford Community Centre, Cowley Road, OX4 1DD

A welcoming environment for people to meet friends, make connections, and to participate in the preparation of our free lunch. We are run by volunteers and we welcome help.

Hosted by Oxford Open Door.


Thursday 21st June – Sunday 24th June, 9am – 5pm

Bartholomew Rooms, The Square, Eynsham, Witney, OX29 4HW

Crossing Borders: to Calais & back – photographic exhibition by Ania Ready.

Hosted by Refugees Welcome in Eynsham.


Friday 22nd June, 1.30pm

Rose Hill Community Centre, Carole’s Way, Rose Hill, Oxford OX4 4HF

Come & share a delicious lunch cooked by the Syrian Sisters, supported by STAR Oxford.


Friday 22nd June – Sunday 24th June

Lower Farm, Ramsden, OX7 3AZ

Oxford Refugee Week at the Tandem Festival. Featuring some brilliant performers and artists. Don’t miss it!



Saturday 30th June, 2pm

Rose Hill Community Centre, Carole’s Way, Rose Hill, Oxford OX4 4HF

Oxford Refugee Assembly – a meeting run by refugees for refugees

(Not for general attendance.) Hosted by Asylum Welcome.


Saturday 30th June 2018, 7-9.30pm                          

West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, Oxford, OX2 0BT

Dancing for Freedom: Talk on Life in a Palestinian Refugee Camp from Al Amari Refugee camp in Ramallah.

Hosted by Oxford Ramallah Friendship Association.                                                               

Though most events are free, donations are encouraged. Thank you!