AuthorRefugee Radio

Stephen Silverwood is the founder and manager of Refugee Radio.

Takeaway Heritage: Waves

Continuing our Takeaway Heritage series, we talk to Ali and Esmeray who arrived in the UK as refugees from Turkey and have now set up their first cafe. Takeaway Heritage documented 35 stories which reveal the hidden history...

Takeaway Heritage: Ephesus

Kep left Turkey when he was eighteen. He came to the UK to study English so that he could help run his father’s business importing and exporting textiles in Istanbul. The plan was to stay for just two months but somehow Kep found himself settling...

Calais: Critical Mass

Guy Hayes cycles to the “jungle” camps of Calais to deliver much-needed supplies and talk to the refugees stranded there as part of the Critical Mass movement.
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Refugee Poetry: In Protest

Refugee Radio presents An evening of poetry and music on the theme of human rights to celebrate the publication of “In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights”. With leading Peruvian poet and musician Sofia Buchuk and the UK poetry slam champion, Keith...

Cameroon: Alain

A telephone interview recorded with Alain, a refugee who found himself homeless over the winter, with no family or friends to call on for help. He had been beaten and tortured in his home country because of his political beliefs and was left...