Journey of a Refugee

3rd - 18th Feb 2024 - Stanley Arts, 12 South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6AB

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Journey of a Refugee
Journey of a refugee is supported by Theatre-Rites, Arts Council England, This is Croydon, The Fenton Arts Trust, John Thaw Trust, Enterprise Arts Trust

Part of This is Croydon, Theatre-Rites with Agudo Dance Company present this powerful and moving production that explores the journey and arrival of a refugee, and the universal theme of people searching for a place they can call home.

Journey of a Refugee is a promenade performance and audiences will walk through installations as the story unfolds. Suitable for everyone, especially school and family audiences.

Come and immerse yourself in this world, and experience stories told through a beautiful blend of puppetry and performance.

Event Listing

  • Location Stanley Arts Hall
  • Date 3 -18 February
  • Time 2:00 pm till 3:30pm & 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Sunday performances 11am and 3:30pm)
  • Tickets £10 – £12
  • Ages 8+
  • Running time approx 75 minutes
  • School performances will take place from Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th February (10:15 and 13:30 each day).
  • The performance on Saturday 10th at 3.30pm is a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted.
  • The performance on Sunday 11th 11am is a Relaxed Performance.

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This production is inspired by The Welcoming Party originally co-produced by Theatre-Rites, Manchester International Festival, Z-arts and the Ruhrtriennale Festival.

★★★★★ WhatsonStage, The Welcoming Party

“This is, no two ways about it, an astonishing piece of theatre: a kids’ show that handles immigration both as lived experience and as a bureaucratic system, with such nuance and sophistication that it teaches adults a thing or two as well”

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