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First events announced for LAAF 2017! image

First events announced for LAAF 2017!

Organisers have announced the first wave of exciting acts and events at this year's Liverpool Arab Arts Festival - 8 -16 July!

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 Writing on the Wall present: WoWfest 2017 - Revolution! image

Writing on the Wall present: WoWfest 2017 - Revolution!

Our friends at Writing on The Wall present WoWFest 2017 - Revolution! A debate to mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. 

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LAAF wins Big Lottery Funding to hold Lodge Lane Eid celebration image

LAAF wins Big Lottery Funding to hold Lodge Lane Eid celebration

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Collective Encounters Seeking A Pianist image

Collective Encounters Seeking A Pianist

Collective Encounters are seeking a pianist to accompany their Third Age acting company for their tour of 'Wealth Is Health'.

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Watch 'I Call You Yemen' and spread the word image

Watch 'I Call You Yemen' and spread the word

Young people have made a revealing documentary, capturing how a far-away conflict affects Liverpool’s Yemeni people on a daily basis.

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LAAF Recommends: Adham Faramawy: Janus Collapse (the juice-box edition) image

LAAF Recommends: Adham Faramawy: Janus Collapse (the juice-box edition)

The London based, Dubai born artist is interested in contemporary concerns such as how identity is constructed via technology in the twenty-first century

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Join the vigil for Peace in Yemen image

Join the vigil for Peace in Yemen

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Were you at LAAF2016? Spot yourself in our image gallery and video! image

Were you at LAAF2016? Spot yourself in our image gallery and video!

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LAAF Recommends: The Idol at FACT image

LAAF Recommends: The Idol at FACT

Don't miss FACT's screening of The Idol, a heart-warming and expertly pitched feel-good story based on the life of singer Mohammed Assaf (Qais Atallah, Barhom).

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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival opens with record attendance image

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival opens with record attendance

LAAF launched on 16 July at Bluecoat and according to early estimates by organisers, over 3000 people attended.

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Lightweight plinths available image

Lightweight plinths available

We have 7 lightweight plinths available in return for a donation to Liverpool Arab Arts Festival.

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New events announced for LAAF 2016, including groundbreaking theatre piece Queens of Syria image

New events announced for LAAF 2016, including groundbreaking theatre piece Queens of Syria

A second wave of events joining this summer’s already packed 10-day programme.

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Yemen International Health Workshop  image

Yemen International Health Workshop

As part of the 'Medact Health through Peace Conference, a second workshop will be taking place on 4 June 2016.

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First wave of LAAF 2016 acts announced image

First wave of LAAF 2016 acts announced

A first glimpse at our packed programme of visual art, music, dance, film, theatre, literature and family-friendly events.

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LAAF & LIMF join forces this summer! image

LAAF & LIMF join forces this summer!

Two of Liverpool’s most iconic festivals are joining forces to shine a spotlight on Arab music and culture at a free event in Sefton Park.

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Arabs Are Not Funny! coming to Liverpool image

Arabs Are Not Funny! coming to Liverpool

Comedians representing the Arab World to perform at Bluecoat.

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Opportunity to book Tarabband for your event or organisation  image

Opportunity to book Tarabband for your event or organisation

With just a few days in the UK this summer, Tarabband are keen to bring the cultural experience of their music to as many people as possible.

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Vacancy at Liverpool Arabic Centre image

Vacancy at Liverpool Arabic Centre

Liverpool Arabic Centre is looking to appoint an experienced project coordinator to lead and facilitate a new project supported by Covenant Funding. 

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LAAF Patron presents 'An evening with Alexei Sayle' at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall image

LAAF Patron presents 'An evening with Alexei Sayle' at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Alexei Sayle will be back in his home city of Liverpool to read from and discuss his book 'Thatcher Stole My Trousers'

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Curious Minds launch Young Associates Programme  image

Curious Minds launch Young Associates Programme

We hope this will be a great opportunity for young people to become part of forming a highly regarded regional team.

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LAAF Patron Marcel Khalife to perform in Manchester image

LAAF Patron Marcel Khalife to perform in Manchester

LAAF Patron, Composer, Oud Master and Performer Marcel Khalife, will be playing at the RNCM Concert Hall on 3rd April 2016.

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LAAF Associate Music Curator image

LAAF Associate Music Curator

Aser El Saqqa joins for 2016, he works to bring exciting art and music from the Arab world to the attention of the UK audiences.

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Savera goes national image

Savera goes national

Our partner organisation have announced its plans to take the fight national.

 

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