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    WHAT'S ON
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EVENTS FOR : Sunday 13 August 2017

Inspired by Imperial Threads

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday

19 March 2017 – 27 January 2018

8:30am - 10:30am (1:30 minutes session)

School workshops based on the themes of the exhibition are available throughout the exhibition.  Group Size 25 students. 

 

To book, please contact us: 

For Arabic language please call: 44028746 – 44224216

For English language please call:  44224416 - 44224216

Summer Calligraphy for Children

8 - 18 year olds

August 13, 16, 20, 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ruq'ah script is the last calligraphy invented at the Ottoman court, reaching its height in the 19th century. The simple, clear style of Ruq'ah script makes it ideal for students starting Arabic Calligraphy. In this 4-session programme, after an introduction to historical development of calligraphy, its tools, and materials students will begin writing single letters before progressing in later lessons to complete words and, finally, simple sentences.
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Geometry of Mughal 'Jali' with Aziza Iqbal

Adults – 16+ years old

13 August, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Inside our Imperial Threads exhibition are two elaborate ‘jali’ screens. Like many forms of Islamic Art they are based on the principles of Geometry. Join Aziza Iqbal to discover these secrets and create your own Jali image using geometric nets and stars.
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