LISTEN: Lisa Oulton is the director of Future Foundry - 20/10/21

Episode 449,  Oct 20, 2021, 04:00 AM

It's hoped a giant puppet of a child refugee that's going through Dover later can help challenge the stigma around asylum seekers...... Amal - a 3.5m-tall puppet - has been travelling through eight countries from the Syria-Turkey border since July. Tonight she arrives in Dover and wiill meet up with 500 star-shaped lanterns carried by local children in Pencester Gardens. A procession will lead Amal to Dover Castle for a light event, before she heads to Canterbury tomorrow.