journeys festival 2017

ArtReach is delighted to announce the Leicester dates for Journeys Festival International (JFI) in 2017 as 21 August to 3 September. This innovative celebration of work from refugee and asylum seeker artists will include: a core Festival weekend in Jubilee Square (26-27 August); installations in Orton Square, LCB Depot and Phoenix; a special take-over weekend […]

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Journeys Festival

ArtReach enjoyed a spectacular success with its delivery of Night of Festivals on London’s Southbank for the opening of the Rio Olympics weekend. Over 100,000 people saw the programme which included the Night Time Lit Carnival (first performed in leicester as part of SPECIAL EDITION last October) and the first ever visit to the UK […]

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Journeys Festival

ArtReach is delighted to announce that Journeys Festival International has been awarded three year support from Arts Council England’s Ambition for Excellence fund. The new funding enables ArtReach to build its Journeys Festival event which has been a key ingredient of the City Festival in Leicester since inception in 2013. Journeys Festival celebrates and promotes […]

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Journeys Extra

Journeys Extra is a new initiative, developed by ArtReach in collaboration with Leicester City of Sanctuary, which will run in parallel to the significant Platforma Festival in Leicester, from 4-6 November 2015 at the Venue@DMU, DeMontfort University’s new events space. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Arts and Refugees’ – artists, organisations and academics […]

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Journeys Extra is a new initiative, developed by ArtReach in collaboration with Leicester City of Sanctuary, which will run in parallel to the significant Platforma Festival in Leicester from 4-6 November 2015. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Arts and Refugees’ – artists, organisations and academics from across the globe will be conducting talks and workshops throughout the […]

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As part of the development of Journeys Festival (Orton Square 30 and 31 August 2015), the special programme celebrating and showcasing Refugee Arts, LAF members ArtReach and Inspirate are working in collaboration to develop an innovative digital kite design and virtual kite flying programme. The collaboration builds on the real-time kite design workshops and flying […]

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journeys festival

A fantastic third edition of the ArtReach led Journeys Festival will be hosted in Leicester’s own Orton Square on Sunday 30th and Monday 31st August. Come and experience an innovative programme of live music, visual art, moving image, discussion and fun, creative participation! Audiences are set to be wowed by a truly unique mixture of […]

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