PAUSED: Farsi lesson for beginners (Big classroom), 6:00–7:00 pm.
Due to the Birthday Party on Friday night, the following changes will be made to the usual Friday schedule:
- Help desk 1:00–6:00 pm (not 1:00–7:00 pm)
- Child care 1:00–6:30 pm (not 2:00–6:00 pm)
- Democracy class 3:00–4:00 pm (not 3:00–4:30 pm)
- Cancelled: Gardening
- Cancelled: Introduction to the Danish asylum system
- Cancelled: Bible class
- Cancelled: Arabic class
This Saturday, Women's Club is closed for the first Saturday of the month. However, the CAMP gallery will open from 2:00–5:00 pm, with a free tour of its new exhibition from 3:00–4:00 pm [see Special Events for more information below].
Big House Meeting about House Rules
The big house meeting takes place every last Tuesday of the month. It is the democratic parliament and information forum of Trampoline House, where users, interns, volunteers, and staff update each other on news and discuss urgent issues related to the house or life as a refugee/asylum seeker.
The first part of every meeting is devoted to the work groups of the house (child care, cooking and dishwashing, gardening etc.), who will report about their work and discuss possible changes. The second part is devoted to discussing an urgent issue in depth. This week, the big discussion will be about Trampoline House's 'House Rules'.
Trampoline House's 7th Birthday Party
Trampoline House will be celebrating its 7th birthday party THIS WEEK on Friday the 1st of June! Everybody is welcome – so make sure you come along, and bring your family and friends!
The program will include activities for families and children in the afternoon, live musical performances, a community dinner by Sisters Cuisine, as well as a bar, DJs and dancing late into the night. Buses have been booked to travel back to Sandholm, Sjaelsmark and Avnstrup at midnight.
Come and celebrate with us – it's also your house!
Opening of NEW exhibition by Pablo Andres in CAMP gallery
The Birthday Party celebrations will also be combined with the official opening of CAMP's new art exhibition by Pablo Andres – 'William Freeman - you can't hold an angel.'
This exhibition takes a closer look at conditions for LGBTQ asylum seekers from the Global South, who flee to the West thinking that there is freedom and safety for gender and sexual minorities there – only to find a refugee politics that does not always grant them protection and a LGBTQ community where queer men of colour often encounter sexual racism from white queer men.
In photography, video, collage, and objects, the exhibition maps Andres' encounter with homophobia in the Danish asylum process and with racism in the Western gay community.
During the opening, Pablo Andres will give an artist talk and do a performance. The exhibition will then be open for guests' viewing during the birthday community dinner.
CAMP Exhibition Guided Tour
Trampoline House is closed, and there will be no Women's Club on this week. However, the CAMP art gallery will be open from 2:00–5:00 pm, featuring its new exhibition by Pablo Andres, William Freeman – you can’t hold an angel.
From 3:00–4:00 pm, there will also be a performative guided tour in the exhibition by the artist. The tour is free, but admission to CAMP is DKK 20 / € 3 / $ 3.
Deportation Centre Guided Tour
Every first Saturday of the month, new interns and volunteers in Trampoline House are offered a guided tour in one of the Danish asylum centres by one of the members of the house. This Saturday, Zohra will guide people around deportation center Sjælsmark, where she lives, from 4:00–5:30 pm. Please meet her in front of the gate to Sjælsmark at 4:00 pm sharp.
All guided tours are free and open to Trampoline House interns and volunteers only. If you attend, you are responsible for covering your own travel expenses. Remember to bring photo ID which you need to present at the entrance.
To register for the tour, please send an email to Nina at email@example.com no later than two days before the tour.
Please remember that you can see all activities in Trampoline House in our calendar.
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