Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns 5-14 July
The UK’s premier annual Arab arts festival

2019 Festival — 5-14 July


Yasmin Ali
Friday 5 July - Sunday 14 July, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Yasmin Ali: THIS IS ME. THIS IS US. THIS IS YOU.

OUTPUT gallery
Free - no booking required
Exhibition
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Saturday 6 July - Saturday 13 July, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Shadow and Light

Northern Lights
Free - no booking required
Exhibition
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Saturday 6 July, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Gesturing Refugees

Bluecoat
£7/£5
Dance
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Saturday 6 July, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Book of Cairo

World Museum
£3.79 – £6.98
Literature
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Saturday 6 July, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

They Write the Shadows into Light

Toxteth TV
£5.92
Spoken Word
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Sunday 7 July, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Write Yourself with Dana Dajani

Bluecoat
£5
Workshop
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Sunday 7 July, 3:00 pm

Celebrating Youssef Chahine: Alexandria… Why?

Picturehouse at FACT
£8
Film
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Sunday 7 July, 7:30 pm

Chronicles of Majnun Layla

Unity Theatre
£9/£7
Theatre
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Monday 8 July, 6:15 pm

Celebrating Youssef Chahine: An Egyptian Story

Picturehouse at FACT
£8
Film
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Tuesday 9 July, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Find Your Voice – The Art of Spoken Word Poetry with Dana Dajani

Bluecoat
£5
Workshop
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Tuesday 9 July, 6:30 pm

Palestine +100

Bluecoat
£6/£3
TalksLiterature
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Wednesday 10 July, 6:15 pm

Celebrating Youssef Chahine: Alexandria Again and Forever

Picturehouse at FACT
£8
Film
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Thursday 11 July, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Shadow and Light: Make a Bookmark Workshop

Northern Lights
Free
FamilyWorkshop
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Thursday 11 July, 7:30 pm

ēvolvō and One Day and One Night – Beirut

Unity Theatre
£9/7
Dance
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Friday 12 July, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Readings of Shadow and Light

Northern Lights
Free
ExhibitionLiteratureSpoken Word
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Friday 12 July, 8:00 pm

The Trace of the Butterfly: A Tribute to Rim Banna

Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room
£12 / £15
Music
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Saturday 13 July, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Translating Muhammed Mahmood al-Zubayri

VideOdyssey at Toxteth TV
£3.79 – £6.98
Literature
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Saturday 13 July, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Heroine with a Thousand Dresses

Bluecoat
£5 - £7
Theatre
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Sunday 14 July, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

LAAF Family Day supported by Qatar Foundation International

Sefton Park Palm House
Free
MusicFamily
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What We Do

Founded in 1998, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival is a registered charity delivering arts and community programmes that bring diverse cultures together, increasing appreciation and awareness of Arab culture and arts at a local, national and international level.

Our year-round programme of events and community projects includes Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, established in 2002 and still the UK’s premier annual Arab arts festival.

Each year, our festival brings a thrilling celebration of Arab culture to venues across the city and showcases the richness of Arab culture through a packed programme of visual art, music, dance, film, theatre, literature and special events.

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