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A joyful evening where we celebrate the contribution that migrants make to UK life.

TogetherintheUK and Union Chapel are hosting an event called, ‘Making Migration Work’ at Union Chapel on 5th February 2020 from 6-9.30 pm.

The evening will be packed with different activities: you will hear inspirational stories from people who have come to the UK and created something new. You will listen to some wonderful musicians and you will enjoy the sight and taste of some world cuisine.

This is an opportunity to network, to meet people from different parts of the world and to be inspired.

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The Programme

6.00. Arrivals and registration

6.20 Introduction to the event

Welcoming words from Vaughan Jones from Union Chapel and Johann Taljaard from TogetherintheUK

Introductions by Teresa Norman from TogetherintheUK of the speakers.

6.30 Sam Seinthan: Keynote speaker

Originally from Sri Lanka, Sam is an International Entrepreneur in the field of telecommunications.

7.00 The meal (enjoy meeting different people over food)

7.30 South China Seas to the South Coast of Devon

Plucked from a crammed, sinking boat in the middle of the South China Sea, the Truong family revisit their experience of coming to the UK as a family of Vietnamese refugees and reflect on how the support they received shaped their past 40 years.


8.00 Ana Freccia: Speaker

Ana has set up her own property business. Originally from Brazil she has lived in several countries and will share the lessons she has learnt on living and working in different cultures and how to make a business succeed.

8.15 Anthony *Ant: Musician

British East London artist of Nigerian heritage. He speaks about his life and experiences through his songs which aim to inspire and help others.

8.25 Milambo Makani: Speaker

A Zambian born trainee lawyer. He has overcome challenging circumstances and turned his life around. He is the Founder of 2 social enterprises that aim to inspire youth from less privileged backgrounds to go after their dreams.

8.40 Richard Roach: Artist

Richard’s career started during the pioneering years of grime music. He uses his music to speak about his life experiences.

8.50 Dr Moses Woldeselassie: Speaker

Originally from Eritrea, Dr. Moses will speak about his life and his company’s (Profile) work in the complex world of AI, Blockchain and health digital services.

9.05 Ogo Ajala: Musician

Ogo is a singer-songwriter with the passion for sharing love and light with her audience. This is based on her values as a Christian. Her live performances are about drawing the audience in to create a beautiful and energetic atmosphere.

9.15 Closing words from Union Chapel and TogetherintheUK

9.30 Close

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