Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain

Flourish House
23-25 Ashley Street, Glasgow, G3 6HW
Tickets are available on a sliding scale. People can book free tickets, £4 tickets or £8 tickets

Flourish House is a wheelchair accessible venue. It is a short walk from a First Bus no.4 bus stop and St George’s Cross subway station. There are limited parking spaces directly outside the building along with parking payment meters. There are toilets in the venue and some light refreshments will be provided.

Activism/Campaigning Film Heritage

An evening of short films about children who migrated to Britain from El Salvador, The House that is Not There, from Vietnam, Passing Tides, from Nigeria, Ugwumpiti and from Syria, Seeking Sanctuary on a Scottish Island.

Linked with readings by people with lived experience of child migration featured in the recent book Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain; Oral Histories from 1930s – Present Day by Eithne Nightingale. The evening ends with a reggae performance by Maurice Nwokeji of music inspired by the Biafran war.

The author and contributors, including those who have settled in Glasgow from Syria and Pakistan, will be available to sign purchased copies of the book.

Image credit: Book cover – Child Migrant Voices in Modern Britain