2019 Festival

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival 2019  – Programme Overview

The festival ran from Friday 5  – Sunday 14 July 2019. Below you can find details of the all events which took place as part of the programme.

Dates for 2020 festival will be announced in near future. 


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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An Egyptian Story
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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