LAAF 2017 Programme
08 July 2017 1pm - 4pm
Eid on the square
Tiber Square, Lodge Lane | FREE
A joyful public celebration of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan, took place in Tiber Square with a colourful, packed programme of family friendly cultural entertainment, food, arts and crafts. Visitors to Lodge Lane saw just what this famous Liverpool street has to offer.
LAAF joined forces with local partners and groups, restaurants and retailers, to stage the event. Artists included Anwar Ali and Dave Owen, Sound of Yemen, and Reham Al-Hakimi. LAAF storyteller in residence Alia Alzougbi beguiled visitors with stories from the Arab world, and as part of her “It was Paradise” project, internationally renowned visual artist Rachel Gadsden invited audiences to join her in creating large-scale artwork live on site.