A platform for Sufi and faith-based art events in the UK and internationally.

UNITY IN MULTIPLICITY – online cultural evening

A cultural evening called Unity in Multiplicity is scheduled to be launched online on Saturday 31st October at 7pm. The evening showcases acts and collaborations from across the UK playing instrumental music alongside song, poetry, storytelling and animation. Participating acts are: Francis Gallagher, Ioana Forna, James Mills, Julia Katarina, Rez Kabir, Peyman Heydarian, Saara Hasan,…

SANCTUARY – online cultural evening

A cultural evening called Sanctuary is scheduled to be launched online on Saturday 3rd October at 7pm. The evening showcases 9 acts from across the UK playing instrumental music alongside song, poetry reading, storytelling and film. Participating acts are: Julia Katarina, Clive Perrett, Alice Fernbank, Peyman Heydarian, Francis Gallagher, Evelyn Blacklock, Gabriele Heller, Saara Hasan…

Poetry and portraiture – online art workshop

An online portraiture workshop inspired by the teachings of the Sufi poet, saint and mystic, Jami. Taught by professional portrait artist Jake Sherwood.  Saturday 26th September at 11am Duration of workshop: 1½ hours Materials needed: Charcoal and chalk, a HB pencil, and 3-4 sheets of paper. BOOK your free place through this Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-and-portraiture-online-art-workshop-tickets-121603482289?ref=estw If…

Online Art Workshop with Saba Kafil

The full geometry drawing workshop can be viewed here: Online Art Workshop Led by Saba Kafil Learn To Draw A Pattern From The Al Hambra A geometry drawing workshop for beginners led by artist and garden designer Saba Kafil will teach participants how to draw a pattern taken from the Al Hambra Palace in Granada,…

London Festival of Architecture 2020

The School of Sufi Teaching has opened a new zawiya, a centre of Sufi and Islamic-based learning, in Bethnal Green in East London. The zawiya is the first of its kind in Europe with design input from an international group of architects, artists and craftspersons who have woven Islamic design principles into the context of…

Open Call: Unity in Multiplicity

Deadline: 12 noon. Friday. 31 July 2020 UNITY in MULTIPLICITY  Open call to musicians and poets – online submissions This is an open call to musicians, poets and spoken word artists to present work on the theme of unity in multiplicity. 

Open Call: Sanctuary

Deadline: 12 noon. Monday. 15th June 2020. SANCTUARY Open call to musicians and poets – online submissions  This is an open call to musicians, poets and spoken word artists to present new works on the theme of ‘sanctuary’. 

Open Call: Faith In The City We Inhabit

Deadline: 12 noon Monday 15th June 2020. FAITH IN THE CITY WE INHABIT Call out to artists and designers – online submissions This is a call out to artists and designers to showcase new artworks on the theme of ‘faith in the city we inhabit’.