01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

The Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee

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Tuesday 10 August, 6pm-7pm
Sangam Festival Hub, The Piazza, Princess Alexandra Walk, HD1 2RS
Free event – booking advised

At the age of 12, Gulwali Passarlay was sent from Afghanistan after his father was killed in a battle with the United States army. He spent 12 months travelling across Europe, including time in prison, a terrifying journey across the Mediterranean in a tiny boat and a month at a camp in Calais.

Eventually he was fostered in Britain and won a place at a top university. In 2012, he was chosen to carry the Olympic torch. His powerful memoir celebrates the triumph of courage over adversity.

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Event Details

Date: August 10, 2021

Start time: 06:00 p.m.

End time: 07:00 p.m.

Venue: Sangam Festival Hub, The Piazza, Princess Alexandra Walk, HD1 2RS

Phone: 01484 951108

Email: info@huddlitfest.org.uk

Description

At the age of 12, Gulwali Passarlay was sent from Afghanistan after his father was killed in a battle with the United States army. He spent 12 months travelling across Europe, including time in prison, a terrifying journey across the Mediterranean in a tiny boat and a month at a camp in Calais.

Eventually he was fostered in Britain and won a place at a top university. In 2012, he was chosen to carry the Olympic torch. His powerful memoir celebrates the triumph of courage over adversity.

SPONSORED BY:

Additional information

Date

10 August 2021

Time

6pm-7pm

Cost

FREE

Venue

Sangam Festival Hub, The Piazza, Princess Alexandra Walk, HD1 2RS

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