LAAF in the news

In March, we were excited to release our first wave of festival programme announcements....
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LAAF on BBC Radio Merseyside

Listen again to our Chair, Taher Quassim MBE, as he chatted to Sean Styles about our plans for LAAF 2015. ...
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Reem Kelani at St George's Hall - Friday 12 June

Our first wave of programme announcements includes Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, Reem Kelani, at the iconic St George's Hall. ...
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We've made our first wave of LAAF 2015 programme announcements!

View our episode of Keeping up with Kelly, in which our Chair, Taher Quassim MBE, talks more about our plans for LAAF 2015, including the return of popular events Family Day and Big Sunday. Also, Reem Kelani performing at St George's Hall and A Symposium - Shaping Change: Women, Culture and Art

Remember, more announcements are yet to come, so keep checking in over the coming weeks for more exciting programme news.



Reem Kelani at #LAAF2015

St George's Hall, Friday 12 June
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Palestinian singer, musicologist and broadcaster, Reem Kelani, whose voice is described as combining ‘the poignancy of Billie Holiday with the glass-busting power of Aretha Franklin’ (The Independent), will perform with her band. Audiences will experience Kelani’s stunning vocal ability and an illuminating, often moving account of 200 years of the struggle for human rights.

Events by type

Talks, Debates, Workshops
Outdoor & Family



Opportunity to tender | Catering (Middle Eastern Cuisine)

LAAF is offering the opportunity for (fully self equipped) caterers of MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD to submit an expression of interest to hire a stall for the sale of food for event goers at Family Day, 7 June 2015.

Tamer Abu Ghazaleh at the Kazimier!

Friday 17 April | The Kazimier | 7.30pm | £8 ADV, £12 OTD, £3 NUS

LAAF presents a special preview event. On Friday 17 April, Tamer Abu Ghazaleh, brings his unique brand of oud, buzuq, and vocal performance to the Kazimier.