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Talk Refugee Tales

Refugee Tales

Key facts

Genre: Talk with live subtitling


A Canterbury Tales for the modern age, Refugee Tales works with renowned authors to retell the stories of individuals caught up in the Kafka-esque systems of asylum and detention in Britain today.

Offering intimate glimpses into an otherwise hidden world, poet and critic David Herd, novelist Kamila Shamsie and poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams join Anna Pincus, co-founder and coordinator of the Refugee Tales project to read and discuss the stories they have heard and recorded.

In association with Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group and Comma Press.

Tickets can be booked using the website link below. They are £10 each. Concessions are often available.

Event details

Thu 25 May 2017, 8:00pm

Live subtitling

Venue details

JW3 (Refugee)
341-351 Finchley Road

Phone: 020 7433 8988

Website: JW3 (Refugee)

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