PopChange is a pioneering initiative exploring how the power of pop culture can be harnessed for social change in order to shift the way we talk, think and feel about migration and displacement in the UK. We champion ideas and collaborations across UK pop culture, including football, fashion, gaming, comedy and media.
EU migrants contributed £2,300 more on average per year to public finances than a UK-born adult1
46 per cent of the visual effects industry creative workforce is from outside the UK2
6 OUT OF 11
In 2018, six members of England football team’s starting 11 had at least one parent born outside the UK3
26 June 2023 • London • Performance • Football
No Direction Home at Soho Theatre
No Direction Home, our refugee comedy collective, are coming to Soho
25 June 2023 • London • Screening • TV/Film
Short Films Screening
Exceptional short films from around the world.
23 June 2023 • Talk • TV/Film
Hassan Akkad BAFTA Lecture
Filmmaker and activist Hassan Akkad shares his perspectives on the film and TV industries.
Latest Field Notes
23 June 2023 • Article • PopChange
POPCHANGE CONSULTANCY: Building Collaborative Storytelling Through Film & TV
All the information about the PopChange Consultancy and more.
14 June 2023 • Article • PopChange
Reflections on the Counterpoints Arts PopChange Retreat 2022
Counterpoints Arts welcomed industry leaders and changemakers from across the country.
7 June 2023 • Article • Comedy
Selam Amare on ReSounding Podcast
Comedian and producer Selam Amare on why it's OK to be make jokes about being a refugee