Join The Art House on for a Refugee Week Celebration Day! The Studio of Sanctuary community have come together to create a programme that will be taking place across the venue.

Drop in for Free Family Activities, Henna parties and tasty treats from the café with the Corarima Pop-Up Takeover!

Visitors will be able to meet the Studio of Sanctuary community and join in the free henna party! Adults can have beautiful designs using organic henna stain applied to your hands and wrists, whilst children can have child-friendly henna applied with colour body paint.

Families can also take part in free activities designing their own patterns, and creating collages.

The day event will also offer the opportunity to meet people from around the world, and learn more about what henna means to them and their community.

Visit the Coffee House and try sensational flavours with our Corarima Pop-Up Takeover. There’ll be a special menu of tasty snacks including sambusa and injera filled with different flavours to try created specially by Corarima, Wakefield’s authentic and delicious Abyssinian cuisine!

About Refugee Week 

Refugee Week is an annual seven-day festival which takes place in June each year. The festival takes place in the week around World Refugee Day (on the 20th June). It is a time to celebrate the contributions of the UK’s refugee and asylum seeking communities, and to raise awareness as to why people seek sanctuary. The theme of this year’s celebrations “Our Home”. From the places we gather to share meals to our collective home, planet earth: everyone is invited to celebrate what our Our Home means to them.

Venue opening hours

Monday : Closed

Tuesday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : Closed

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Car Parking
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Changing Places Facility
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Venue Details

Find us at

Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE