INCLUSIVE NOT EXCLUSIVE
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
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.
Self Identity & Migration
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.
Art and Mental Health
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
There is still a chance to join author and artist Eric Broug and book on these specially themed workshops.
Saturday 8 November:
Saturday 29 November:
Saturday 13 December:
Workshop Entry £30 per session
Street Art Program
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.
Willow Basket Weaving with Joe Gregory, Creative with Nature.
Spoken Word for Young People
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.
7-9 August 2014
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.
21-22 July 2014
With Calligrapher Razwan ul Haq, Wordsmiths Saqib Chowdhrey, Elmi Ali and DJ Kai.
21 July 2014
With visual artists Saba Rifat, Maryam Golubeva and Asma Jadakara.
Young people and families are invited to learn art, design and business.
Lancashire, July 2014
Islamic Geometric Design Course by Eric Broug
Ilham Presents a series of practical and creative workshops on Islamic geometric pattern and design.
Learn how to understand and make Islamic geometric patterns using the same tools Islamic craftsmen have used for centuries.
A Presentation on Islamic Art and Geometric Design by Eric Broug
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
FEW Collective UK Tour
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
3 Day Festival
Led by Preston & Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council, supported by Preston City
Standing Together Against Racism
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Food, refreshments and merchandise will be available to buy.
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Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 6:30pm
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
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.
16 - 24 YR OLD
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.
5 traditional/contemporary artists will deliver workshops and train Young People for employment and improved career prospects.
Register by email email@example.com or sms/call 07870 100 590
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