events London

Palestine Jazz: Nai Barghouti, Mohamed Najem & Friends

Palestine Jazz: Nai Barghouti, Mohamed Najem & Friends

When: August 1, 19:00 Where: Union Chapel, 19b Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN Tickets: By here Nai Barghouti | Mohamed Najem & Friends Nai Barghouti stunned audiences across the UK when she toured with the Palestine Youth Orchestra last year, selling out at venues from Glasgow to London including the Royal Fesival Hall. Nai returns to […]

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London Arabia Art & Fashion Week 2017

London Arabia Art & Fashion Week 2017

When: August 1-4, 18:00 – 21:30 Where:  Jumeirah Carlton Tower 1 Cadogan Place London SW1X 9PY Tickets: Buy here   The 2nd annual, 4-day culture, Fashion, Art, Design and Film experience, in partnership with, The Arab British Business Association, London & Partners, Regents University London and The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel, The inspiration for creating LAFW is simple; […]

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Dar Al Sulh-Domain of Conciliation – Iraqi three-course meal function

Dar Al Sulh-Domain of Conciliation – Iraqi three-course meal function

When: July 7, 19:00 Where: The Mosaic Rooms, Tower House, 226 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0SW Tickets: Buy here The Mosaic Rooms is proud to present Dar Al Sulh, a unique supper club by the artist Michael Rakowitz, in collaboration with Regine Basha and  Dr Ella Habiba Shohat. Join them in The Mosaic Rooms gardens for an […]

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Ruba Shamshoum – ‘Shamat’ Album Launch & DJ Sotusura

Ruba Shamshoum – ‘Shamat’ Album Launch & DJ Sotusura

When: June 30, 20:00 – 23:30 Where: Rich Mix London 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA London Tickets: Buy here Palestinian vocalist Ruba Shamshoum will celebrate the launch of her debut album ‘Shamat’ (Beauty Spots) with her full-band followed by after party with special guest Hicham Ibrahim (DJ Sotusura). Ruba is influenced by a […]

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Cairokee and Tania Saleh – concert

Cairokee and Tania Saleh – concert

 When: July 1, 19:00 – 22:30 Where: Barbican Centre Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS London Tickets: Buy here Celebrate the songs of the modern Middle East as Cairokee and Tania Saleh bring their music to London as part of this year’s Shubbak Festival – a window on contemporary Arabic culture. Egyptian band Cairokee and Lebanon’s […]

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Alladin musical

Alladin musical

When: until September 30 Where: Prince Edward Theatre, 28 Old Compton St  London  W1D 4HS Tickets: Buy here They don’t really have pantomimes in the US, which may explain why the creatives behind this hit Broadway adaptation of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ made a pantomime, probably without realising. There’s no Widow Twankey or Wishee Washee, but Alan Menken’s […]

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Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens On Syria

Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens On Syria

When: Until September 3 (daily) 10:00-18:00 (last admission 17.30) Where:  Imperial War Museum Lambeth Rd  London  SE1 6HZ Tickets: FREE #SyriaExplored Russian photographer Sergey Ponomarev has been documenting the conflict in Syria since 2013. Initially on commission from the New York Times, he was one of only a few photographers allowed into the areas of the country under […]

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Negotiating Space – Saudi women exhibition

Negotiating Space – Saudi women exhibition

When: June 30 – September 2 Where: The Mosaic Rooms, Tower House, 226 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0SW Tickets: FREE, register here Negotiating Space will be the UK’s first all women show of artists from Saudi Arabia. Featuring Dana Awartani, Reem al-Nasser and Zahra Al-Ghamdi, the artists present work which contemplates the place for memory and […]

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Arabic Story-Time – fun

Arabic Story-Time – fun

When: Every weekend, 15:00 – 16:00 Where: ALEF Bookstores 219a Baker Street London NW1 6XE Tickets: FREE, register here   This is a weekly activity happening on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are free, but we would still like you to book a place to be able to accommodate the kid’s area in advance. Alef’s method is simple, […]

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The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians + Guests

The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians + Guests

When: June 24, 13:00 Where: Kings Place 2017 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG Tickets:  Buy here The conflict in Syria caused many artists to leave their country. Last summer, 50 musicians and singers were reunited by Africa Express as The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians for a short European tour alongside guests including Damon Albarn, Rachid Taha, […]

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