Saturday Art Studio: Exotic Birds

Join artist Laurelie Rae in this creative online course which takes inspiration from the feathered friends found throughout Leighton House. Each workshop will begin with a reading from Attar's acclaimed poem 'The Conference of the Birds', written in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran. In workshops 1 and 2, Laurelie [...]

Saturday Art Studio: Exotic Birds2022-01-12T11:31:16+00:00

Webinar 1: Egyptian Applique Work in a Global World – An Online Demonstration

Watch our webinar with Hany Abdel Kader and Mohamed Abdel Wahed, two Egyptian master-stitchers who will demonstrate their ancient craft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caI3Co55BfQ This webinar has been made available by The Barakat Trust and its supporters. Please consider supporting the work of The Barakat Trust by: Making a donation: https://barakat.org/support-us/donations/ Becoming [...]

Webinar 1: Egyptian Applique Work in a Global World – An Online Demonstration2020-10-19T16:07:04+01:00

Egyptian Applique Work in a Global World

A talk/demonstration with Hany Abdel Kader and Mohamed Abdel Wahed, two Egyptian master-stitchers who will demonstrate their ancient craft. About this Event The craft of applique work (similar to quilting) has flourished in Egypt for at least 1000 years. Traditionally used to make magnificent ceremonial tents and banners, today the [...]

Egyptian Applique Work in a Global World2020-09-24T09:24:56+01:00
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