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Soapboxes & Riceboxes

Sunday 17 June 2018

Yorks Café at Ikon
£6,  includes a Yorks ricebox
Booking essential

Birmingham poet, rapper and educator Casey Bailey chairs 20 quick-fire, soapbox presentations in response to Refugee Week’s 20 Simple Acts campaign. Bailey kick-starts the event with He’s not coming back, his poetic response to the Windrush scandal. Presenters include Celebrating Sanctuary, DESIblitz, Ampersand Projects, Salma Zulfiqar, Migrant Voice, Brasshouse Languages, ASIRT, Birch Network, Pat Nimmo, Near Neighbours and Agora Poetry. In 2018 Refugee Week celebrates 20 years (18-24 June).

This event is part of  The Migrant Festival which runs from 14–17 June 2018. A four day festival, curated by fashion designer Osman Yousefzada, fusing themes of migration, fashion, art and music. Download the full programme here.

Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 1pm on Sunday 17 June.