20 Oct 2018 18:00 - 19:00

Battle Abbey

This event is not ticketed

The Giufà Project sees young people present new artwork and performances on the theme of migration as part of an exciting international collaboration spanning music, theatre, dance, parkour, visual art and film.

For 10 days in August a group of young people from across the UK, Italy, Eritrea, Iraq and Syria were joined by a team of artists to explore and recreate the journeys of Giufà, a folklore character who roamed the Mediterranean sharing stories and learning about the outside world. Through these stories the project explored migration in the context of the mass movement of people taking place in the world today.

On Saturday 20 October participants from the Giufà Project will return to Battle to perform and share their work, including songs, texts, movement and visual art,  with help from composer Omar Shahryar, director Lucy Bradley, and vocal leaders Darren Abrahams and Judith Colman.  They will be joined by Syrian musicians Jamal Al Sakka and Khaldoun Alnajjad.  


Entry via Battle Abbey side gate (from 5.30pm)

Photograph: Robert Golden