September 9, 2019
Mithkal Alzghair.

Mithkal Alzghair | choreographer

'I can say that my understanding of history and of what has been happening for years in and outside Syria has made me see, understand, and question the whole world..' An interview with Syrian choreographer Mithkal Alzghair.
September 2, 2019
Caabu logo.

Caabu event: The Future for British-Arabs: Wednesday 4 September

Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences every two years.
August 22, 2019
Mohannad next to a sculpture.

Mohannad Solaiman | sculptor

'I feel the need to sing!'
July 12, 2019

Shubbak Festival in London: 28 June – 14 July 2019

Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences every two years.
June 30, 2019

Freedom Across Borders Conference: Saturday 6 July 2019

The Freedom Across Borders conference is an opportunity for a wide range of human rights activists in the UK and Syrian human rights activists to meet and learn about each other’s work, and to explore opportunities for solidarity.
June 28, 2019

New Syrian fiction: Dima Wannous’s The Frightened Ones

Damascus-born Dima Wannous is a writer and cultural journalist. She has written for multiple Arab and international newspapers, managed the cultural section of the online magazine Modon, and hosted a cultural TV show from 2008-18.
June 28, 2019

Selamlik: A Homoerotic Perspective of Syria: Sunday 30 June 2019

Come and join us at the British Library to witness Syrian multi Award-Winning Journalist and novelist, Khaled Alesmael releasing his debut novel Selamlik.
June 17, 2019
Two men from Qisetna.

Qisetna film screening at University of Leeds: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Qisetna will be visiting the University of Leeds in July to share some stories from the Qisetna archive. The event will also include a screening of one of their films produced in collaboration with Bidayyat Audiovisual Arts.
June 16, 2019
Migration museum logo.

Visit our free immersive exhibition at Migration Lates: Refugee Week 2019

Join us for a special Refugee Week late opening featuring storytelling, performances, art workshops, food and more. This will be a free and informal event, with different activities taking place throughout the evening across our exhibition and café spaces.