A fortnight of exhibition, films, theatre, live music,
talks by writers, panel discussions and interactive art workshops exploring
Syrian arts and culture before and after 2011.

The first of its kind in the UK, this festival is a celebration of a hopeful, inspiring and imaginative face of Syria and the Syrian people and their rich contribution to the collective history of human expression. 

Click here to download Celebrating Syria Programme

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE FOR REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS OF ALL NATIONALITIES

 

Music Theatre  Films Exhibition Panel Discussions Author Meets Public Talks Workshops Entertainment Book Sale

 

Music

Duo Zamaan

Noma Omran: Syrian Notes

Ayman Jarjour: A Syrian Guitar

London Syrian Ensemble

Theatre

Damascus Stories

Films

Silvered Water: Syria Self-Portrait

La dolce Siria: A Short Film Trilogy

Tadmor

Exhibition

Parallel Republic Exhibition

Workshops

Time for Creativity

The Art of Lettering

Author Meets Public

miriam cooke: Dancing in Damascus: Creativity, Resilience and the Syrian Revolution

Diana Darke: My House in Damascus

Talks

My Films, My Freedom, My humanity: Independent Cinema Under Dictatorship.

Khaled Khalifa Talks From Damascus

Panel Discussions

Syria’s arts and culture before and after 2011

Does art create change or react to it?

Entertainment

Make Maté, Not War: a Taste of Syria

Book Sale

List of books on sale at Celebrating Syria Festival

Click here to download Celebrating Syria Programme