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In Conversation with Moris Farhi
Moris Farhi, the acclaimed Turkish author of Young Turks, has been an active campaigner for freedom of expression on behalf of persecuted writers everywhere.
Belonging: Films from the Community
An afternoon of short films made and introduced by refugee community groups.
Join this classical Turkish music group for workshops exploring a range of musical instruments and then enjoy a live performance by the group.
Music workshops: 1.30-1.55pm & 3.15-3.40pm
Music performances: 2.30-2.55pm & 4.30-4.55pm
Wednesday 27 to Saturday 31
Christmas Holiday Activities
Celebrate the Belonging exhibition with daily workshops and performances.
Join in the fiesta and enjoy a lively performance of traditional popular Mexican music. This four piece band will make you feel as though you really are in Latin America.
Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 December, 12 – 12.30pm & 2 – 2.30pm & 3 – 3.30pm
Stories and music from Somalia
Mohamed Maigag will grip you with engaging and absorbing songs from his native Somalia. Listen to the story of how each traditional song came about and let your imagination be transported to another culture.
Saturday 30 December, 1.30 – 1.50pm & 2.30 – 2.50pm & 3.30 – 3.50pm
A different face
Join Tito Vega for a colourful and vibrant Latin mask making workshop. Take the mask home and amaze your friends and family with your new face!
Sunday 31 December, 12.30 – 2pm & 2.30 – 4pm
Something to remember me by
Leaving your home country can often mean leaving behind things you love. Make a special gift representing things that have been lost in this art-based workshop with Belma Lugic.
Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 & Friday 29 December, 12.30 – 2pm & 2.30 – 4pm
Dazzling head wear
Wear something sparkling to celebrate this festive season. Make a head dress with different ethnic influences and show the world your creative side.
Saturday 30 December, 12.30 – 2pm & 2.30 – 4pm
Swimming with Rachid Khan
Changing your home country can change you. Meet Roshi Nasehi and Graham Dowdall to discover how musical styles and traditions can change and evolve in a new country. They will play for you inspiring and exciting tunes from Iran.
Tuesday 2 & Wednesday 3 January, 1.45 – 2.35pm & 3.45 – 4.35pm