Press releases

View and download all of our press releases by clicking on the links below. Please visit our Press coverage page to view the latest press coverage of the Migration Museum Project.

For more information, image and filming requests and all other media enquiries, please contact Matthew Plowright (matthew@migrationmuseum.org, +44 7585 117 924).

Unlock your family’s story at the Migration Museum’s Family History Day (19/09/2019)

With the increasing popularity of online genealogy tools and DNA testing kits, and the long-running success of programmes such as Who do you think you are?, there is a growing desire to find out where we come from and to uncover the stories of the ancestors that brought us here. But many of us don’t know where to start – or have become stuck in our research and don’t know where to turn next.

The Migration Museum’s Family History Day, taking place in central London on Saturday 2 November 2019, offers an accessible way for audiences of all ages and backgrounds to unlock and explore their family’s story.

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Migrants Mean Business series highlights enormous contribution of migrants to British business (21/03/2019)

The Migration Museum, in association with Allianz Global Investors, is launching a new conversation series with prominent British business leaders with migrant backgrounds.

Migrants Mean Business is a series of five in-conversation events, to be held in 2019/20, providing insight into the personal and professional stories of some of the country’s most influential business figures, while shining a light on the long, varied and important contribution of migrants to all aspects of British life.

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Call me by my name: stories from Calais and beyond (20/05/2016)

Call me by my name: stories from Calais and beyond is a ground-breaking multimedia exhibition, to be staged by the Migration Museum Project in London in June, a momentous month that sees both the EU referendum and Refugee Week. It explores the complexity and human stories behind the current migration crisis, with a particular focus on the Calais camp.

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