The Refugee's Gift

Venue: St Martin in the Fields
Dates: 27 May- 20 June 2014

The Refugee's Gift is a free exhibition of photographs by Bill Knight,  for the Refugee Council which shows refugees and the contribution they make to life in the United Kingdom. Here are people who have escaped from persecution and who have benefited from our long tradition of offering asylum. They may have arrived recently from conflicts in Syria, Eritrea, or Somalia, or sought safety decades ago from Hitler’s Germany. Men and women, young and old, rich and poor, most arrived with few material possessions – but they all came with an unstoppable determination to make a new life.