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L&E has an open door policy and invites people from diverse cross sections of the community to inspire, stimulate discussion and create the opportunity to share opinion and exchange ideas in an informal setting. We are committed to creating and nurturing opportunities for people to learn and experience our work in a meaningful, open and creative way.


Islamic Art in Granada, Spain 22 - 28 December
Winter Arts Retreat

FINAL CALL. Payment and registration must be received before midnight 28 Nov.

Artists and visitors will live on site at the beautiful Alqueria de Rosales, learn hands-on techniques of traditional calligraphy, arabesque patterns, ceramics and handcraft with a fantastic line up of UK and Spanish artists. Be inspired through tradition, design and a rich history of Andalusian heritage.

Applications are welcome from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

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Self Identity & Migration
The Harbour12 & 13 Dec
51 King Willam St, Blackburn BB1 7HQ

After completing a successful solo exhibition at Customs House (South Shields), Wajid is bringing the next evolution, a new and unseen exhibition in partnership with Love & Ettiquette.

Join Wajid in a multi - discipline workshop, exhibition and an evening of performance poetry and conversation. Free Admission.

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Art and Mental Health
The HarbourDec 2014

Artist Adam Williamson has been working with mental health service users across Lancashire to explore advanced care through nature, geometry and sculpture.

An original series comprising ten sets of 3D mounted and framed sculptural artworks are scheduled to be installed in the brand new state of the art unit on the Fylde Coast. The pieces are all designed using tessellating patterns, which are built away from the surface creating an undulating sculptural relief.


Islamic Geometric Design with Eric Broug
GEOMETRIC8 Nov, 29 Nov and 13 Dec
Harris Museum and Art Gallery,
Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP

There is still a chance to join author and artist Eric Broug and book on these specially themed workshops.

Saturday 8 November:
Geometric Workshop Launch with Eric Broug.

Saturday 29 November:
Sixfold Patterns 11am to 3:30pm
Learn how to make and understand patterns from Cairo, Istanbul, Delhi, Baghdad.

Saturday 13 December:
Fivefold Patterns 11am to 3:30pm
Learn how to make and understand patterns from Isfahan, Konya, Agra, Cairo.

Workshop Entry £30 per session
(all workshop materials provided)

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Street Art Program
URBN24 - 27 November

Artists DJ Woody and Best Joined Up will work with high risk offenders to learn, share and produce high quality graffiti art and music. Working with internationally talented artists this program aims to change the way we perceive offenders and how we can help them settle back into society.

Best Joined Up is an independent creative agency and social enterprise that gathers together the leading lights in Illustration, Aerosol/Street Art, Design and Animation from across the U.K to their Art Events, Exhibitions and Workshops.
DJ Woody is a prolific DJ and turntablist born in Burnley, Lancashire UK.Started DJing in 1992 but made his name through the dj competition circuit when in 2001 when he was the first European DJ to win the ITF (International Turntablist Federation) World championship title in San Francisco, a year later he won the Vestax World title.


27 September
TokriBurnley & Pendle Faith Centre

Willow Basket Weaving with Joe Gregory, Creative with Nature.


Spoken Word for Young People
VoiceboxSaturday 20 September 2014
Burnley Central Library

In Partnership with NCS Challenge Network.

Taking inspiration from Katy Tempest, Benjamin Zephaniah, Mos Def and Gill Scott Heron, young people created spoken word poetry for local charities Emmaus, The Women’s Centre, and British Heart Foundation.

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7-9 August 2014
Blackburn is Open for EID

3 day festival exhibiting Islamic art, film and sharing of food, conversation and culture.

Special workshops and exhibits by artists Qasim Arif, Saba Rifat and Iona Fournier-Tombs.

Special feature exhibitions by Blackburn artists Nadeem Baghdadi, Safina Sajid and Anisah Lambhat.

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21-22 July 2014
CUlture & Heritage Workshops Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic School

With Calligrapher Razwan ul Haq, Wordsmiths Saqib Chowdhrey, Elmi Ali and DJ Kai.


21 July 2014
Culture & Heritage Workshops Preston Muslim Girls High School

With visual artists Saba Rifat, Maryam Golubeva and Asma Jadakara.


Young people and families are invited to learn art, design and business.
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Lancashire, July 2014
11am - 4pm

Chorley Sat 5 July
Preston Tues 8 July
Burnley Sat 12 July
Rossendale Sun 13 July
Pendle Tues 15 July
Lancaster Sat 19 July

Register and book your place :
T. 07870 100 590
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Islamic Geometric Design Course by Eric Broug
Octagon posterSaturday 28 June 11am-4pm
£20 per session

Ilham Presents a series of practical and creative workshops on Islamic geometric pattern and design.
Spiritual Space, Burnley Campus, Barden Lane, Burnley BB11 1JD

Learn how to understand and make Islamic geometric patterns using the same tools Islamic craftsmen have used for centuries.
£20 per session - Limited spaces available

Register and book your place :
T. 07870 100 590
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A Presentation on Islamic Art and Geometric Design by Eric Broug
Octagon posterHarris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP
Monday 28 April 5pm-6.30pm
Free Admission

The beauty of Islamic geometric design, and the breath-taking skill of the craftsmen who created them, are admired the world over. In this presentation, Eric Broug will show some of the masterpieces of this design tradition, both in art and architecture. From the Alhambra to Fatehpur Sikri, from Isfahan to Baghdad, From Marrakech to Samarkand, you will
learn of the immense skill of the craftsmen in designing these geometric compositions.

01772 905414 to book your place
email harris.museum@preston.gov.uk

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FEW Collective UK Tour
Octagon poster11TH APRIL 2014

FEW Collective is a US-based artist collective that believes in the power of art to engage, educate, and inspire. FEW Collective’s UK Tour features The Reminders, Al Sarah, Brahim Fribgane, Bravemonk, and DJ Man-O-Wax, providing a unique fusion of global sounds, Hip Hop, and dance.

Originally hailing from Sudan, Pakistan, Morocco, Belgium and the Congo, FEW Collective's performances and workshops switch smoothly and seamlessly from the traditional to the contemporary, from spiritual folk music to urban blues, and from indigenous movements to street dance. Always staying true to their creative roots, FEW Collective finds new ways to uplift minds to a global beat.

Join them on 11th April for a FREE, all ages concert at Z-arts in Manchester.

FEW Collective UK Tour
11 April 2014
335 Stretford Road, Hulme,
Manchester , M15 5ZA
Free, All Ages
8pm – 9:30pm

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3 Day Festival
Octagon posterFRI 21 MAR - SUN 23 MAR 2014

Led by Preston & Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council, supported by Preston City
Council, Lancashire County Council, Preston & South Ribble Trade Union Council, Preston BME
Forum, UCLan, Preston College, The Love & Etiquette Foundation and the support of a wide
range of community groups invite you to join an eclectic mix of performances, stalls and music for 3 days celebrating diversity in Preston from Friday 21 March to Sunday 23 March 2014.

Admission is FREE across all three days.

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Standing Together Against Racism
Octagon posterSUN 23 MAR 2014
1:00pm - 7:00pm
Doors Open 12pm

To raise awareness about the insidious effects of racism and highlight the positive influence of diversity of cultures and communities, Preston is organising a Music Festival led by the Preston & Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council, supported by Preston City Council, Lancashire County Council, Preston & South Ribble Trade Union Council, UCLAN, Preston Black and Minority Ethnic Forum, The Love and Etiquette Foundation to name a few.

Featuring a multi-talented line up of artists that cover Soul, Reggae, Hip Hop, Indie, Rock, Spoken Word, Tabla, Sitar and Nasheed.

This promises to be a fantastic afternoon promoting diverse culture and community through inspirational lyrics and music.

Ticket Collection Only Preston Guild Hall Box Office, Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire PR1 1HT

The Box Office is open Mon to Sat 10:00am to 5:30pm

For more information: T. 07870 100590 E. admin@loveetiquette.com

Food, refreshments and merchandise will be available to buy.

Twitter - @starfestpreston Facebook StandingTogetherAgainstRacismPreston

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Octagon poster Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 6:30pm
Burnley Faith Centre, Barden Lane
BB11 1JD

We are pleased to invite you to our presentation and showcase of work from author and artist Eric Broug. This is a great opportunity to see a prolific artist on the specialist subject of Islamic Geometry and Architecture.

Venue: Spiritual Space, Burnley Faith Centre, Barden Lane, Burnley BB11 1JD
Time: Open 6:30pm

Please join us in what promises to be the start of something special for Lancashire's art and culture. Attendees will have the opportunity to register for our first course on Islamic Geometry as well as purchase a signed copy of his books. Feel free to share and invite your friends and colleagues.

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Octagon poster 16 - 24 YR OLD
Young People in Business
Summer 2014

Are you aged 16-24 and available on a weekend? If the answer is YES, then register now for these exciting opportunities to develop your creative skills and business.
Workshops will take place in Lancaster, Rossendale, Chorley, Burnley, Pendle and Preston.

5 traditional/contemporary artists will deliver workshops and train Young People for employment and improved career prospects.
Designed to empower and up-skill selected Young People across Lancashire to develop ideas, designs and products with a view to creating a sustainable business in your community.

Free Admission

Register by email admin@loveetiquette.com or sms/call 07870 100 590

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