We are very pleased to announce that our Festive Souk returns from 3-5 December for its third and biggest edition to date! Come down to The Arab British Centre where artists and creatives from multi-disciplinary backgrounds will be showcasing their works inspired by the rich and diverse cultures of the Arab world.
This year we welcome new participants, some of whom are showcasing in London for the very first time. There will be a whole range of products available for purchase ranging from textiles, clothing, accessories, jewellery, crafts, ceramics, limited edition prints, literature and food. Please scroll down to see the full list of participants.
Spread the word and tell your friends! We look forward to seeing you.
Thursday 3 December 2015 | 17:00-21:00
Friday 4 December 2015 | 10:00-18:00
Saturday 5 December 2015 | 12:00-18:00
Address: 1 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE
Banipal Magazine Founded in 1988, Banipal magazine showcases contemporary Arab authors in English translation, from wherever they are writing and publishing.
Issam Ismail Issam creates beautiful objects made of Hebron glass from Palestine, an ancient form of high quality glass making dating back to Phoenician times.
Kalimat Magazine Kalimat is a non-profit, independent, media production organisation that features bold, engaging political, design, film, fashion, literature, musical and new media content.
Nadine Kaadan Nadine is an award winning children’s book author and illustrator, whose mission it is to spread reading culture in the Arab world, in a way that is inspired by Syria’s rich heritage.
Joumana Medlej A graphic designer by training, Joumana learned the essence of Kufi script, the oldest form of Arabic, from master calligrapher Samir Sayegh, through years of close collaboration. Omeima Mudawi-Rowlings Omeima is a textile designer and artist. Her designs are a unique fusion of eastern and western influences, with strong influences of organic forms and Arabic styles
Hania Zaazoua Hania is a visual artist whose images can also be found on furnishings and miscellaneous objects. Zaazoua also founded Brokk’art and has collaborated with designers Bergson and Jung.