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Refugee Solidarity Pub Quiz

9 AUGUST 2016 19:30
(at the Level)

The Greek island of Chios is one of the main refugee entry ports to Europe. It currently hosts approximately 2500 refugees. Dozens more arrive on a weekly basis. Since September 2015 the locals have set up a solidarity kitchen that has prepared 45.000 meals this year alone. They are not an NGO and they have no fundraising capacity.
We are collecting money for them. €1 covers 1 portion.

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RadioReverb on Brighton’s Syrian community

A 4-episode RadioReverb series takes us into the homes of Brighton’s Syrian community. In each episode, presenter Gilly Smith cooks and chats about food, music and memories from the old country, and the humanity and warmth of the Syrian people.

Gilly Smith is an author, journalist and biographer, lecturing in media at the University of Brighton.

episode 1 — To Calais, from Brighton with Love
episode 2 — Jaibli Salaam: A Syrian Story, from Brighton with Love. John and Juliet’s Story
episode 3 — Jaibli Salaam, A Syrian Story, from Brighton, with love: Nadine’s Story
episode 4 — Jaibli Salaam : A Syrian Story, From Brighton with Love : Mothanna’s story