Tales

#RefugeesWelcome: the poet and teacher shares his motivations for creating the Refugee Tales project – a literary journey of solidarity with refugees, asylum seekers and detainees, modelled on Chaucer’s great poem of travel and storytelling.

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The immigrant

#RefugeesWelcome: a short, powerful extract from the play The Immigrant, written and directed by Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor, which turns the story of asylum on its head to ask questions of us all.

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Writing to never forget

#RefugeesWelcome: writer and former child refugee Yovanka Perdigao retraces her own journey from Guinea-Bissau to London via Dakar and Lisbon, finding solace and empowerment throughout her journey in her love of literature.

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