Scheherazade Initiatives runs free weekly participatory theatre workshops for migrant and refugee women that offer a fun and engaging complement to traditional language learning and integration programmes.  Through creative games and exercises, role play, character creation and scene development, we explore issues that refugee women face when arriving in the UK and enable the women to ‘try out’ alternative scenarios to achieving their integration goals. Past workshops have focused on issues such as navigating the health and education systems, building relationships across cultures, dealing with intergenerational tensions and marital challenges, and, critically, building the self-confidence, personal leadership and communication skills to empower women to make a home for themselves here.  The programmes are funded by the UK National Lottery Community Fund which makes participation free for all.  Click here for further information and we would be grateful if you could please spread awareness of this project.

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