In the UK refugee week is a nationwide programme of Arts, Culture and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities.
This year at the Whitaker we’ll be celebrating ‘Refugee Week’ and ‘The Great Get Together’ with a great picnic for the whole community on Sunday 23rd June from 12pm to 5pm.
The afternoon of celebration will include lots of International & Local Music, dancing, food stalls , children’s entertainment , cultural exchange and much much more!
There will also be an exhibition of pictures from Children from local schools who have been drawing what friendship looks like to them displayed in the Whitaker.
The event is FREE to attend and join in and watch any of the entertainment. Please also feel free to bring your own picnic enjoy in the park grounds if you like, although their will be a delicious feast prepared by our Head Chef and his team full of worldly delights that you can enjoy.
Plates cost, £8 per adult, £5 per child or £25 per family of 4 (2 adults, 2 Children)
You can support the festivals aims by joining in and welcoming and supporting refugees in our valley. We hope to see you there.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT AND HOW TO CONTRIBUTE YOUR SUPPORT PLEASE CONTACT - Friendshipfestival2019@gmail.com