Refugee mothers to star in film at Brent’s boutique cinema

Group hold weekly stall at Queen’s Park farmer’s market

A short film about a refugee catering company will be shown at Brent’s boutique cinema, The Lexi, tonight (Friday, September 9).

Spice Caravan was set up by refugee parents and holds a stall at the weekly farmer’s market in Salusbury Primary School, Queen’s Park.

Somalian Ayan Hassan, 30, of Cambridge Road, South Kilburn, is one of the stars of the film and said she will wear traditional Somali dress to the premiere.

She said: “We cook food mainly from African countries. “Everyone brings their own recipes unique to where they are from. It has really brought people together.

“The Queen’s Park community have been so supportive to us. We are very grateful.”

Spice Caravan was set up after the creation of Salusbury World – a charity which provides educational, social and emotional support to refugee children and their families. The charity, which formed 12 years ago, is based at Salusbury Primary School.

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The short film will be shown at The Lexi, in Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, before the screening of Jane Eyre at 6.30pm and 9pm. To book tickets visit or call 0871 704 2069.