Tell Me A Tale have run drama, music and art projects in Immigration Detention Centres in both the UK and Australia for asylum seekers currently in custody of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
Quotes from detention
‘This was my first day here and a good way to meet people’ (adult workshop participant)
‘Drama was stress relieving and helped me forget my problems’ (adult workshop participant)
‘Since being in the UK for four years this was the best two hours, I would have liked you to come back tomorrow.’ (adult workshop participant)
‘It has been good to do something as a team. It’s the first time I’ve done something like this since I’ve been here.’ (adult workshop participant)
‘Amber’s innovative ideas regarding the games and scenes for the teenage age group were just brilliant!’ (Upper School Teacher)
‘Although some children were excited after the introductory games, Amber really calmed them, so that the scenarios that came later were useful and they took part seriously’ (Lower School Teacher)