Nour Festival of Arts

20 October - 30 November 2014

Nour Festival of Arts celebrates contemporary Middle Eastern and North African arts and culture each October and November in venues across Kensington and Chelsea. The six week festival, featuring music, film, food, exhibitions, talks and dance, acts as a crucial meeting point for East and West. Explore the Nour Festival programme, find your own
highlights, and take an unforgettable journey into the region, its cultures and art forms.  Read more

Calendar

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Tues 21  Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 21 Food: Syrian Evening  Book and Kitchen  19:00 - 21:00 Food: Syrian Evening
Wed 22 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Wed 22 Talk: The Storytelling Circle  Kensington Central Library  18:30 - 20:00 Talk: The Storytelling Circle
Thurs 23 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 23 Film: Casablanca Calling  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 21:00 Film: Casablanca Calling
Fri 24 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Fri 24 Film: Aswaat in Lebanon  Victoria & Albert Museum  19:30 - 21:00 Film: Aswaat in Lebanon
Sat 25 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 25 Workshop: Egyptian Woodcraft  Kensington & Chelsea College  11:00 - 15:00 Workshop: Egyptian Woodcraft
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Mon 27 Kids: Persian Art  Kensal Library  13:30 & 16:00 Kids: Persian Art
Tues 28 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 28 Talk: Imre Kiralfy of Earl's Court  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 20:30 Talk: Imre Kiralfy of Earl's Court
Wed 29 Kids: Journey from the East  Royal College of Music  10:15 - 15:30 Kids: Journey from the East
Wed 29 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 30 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 30 Film: Iranian Cinema | History and Current Practice  Chelsea Theatre  19:00 - 21:00 Film: Iranian Cinema
Thurs 30 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 1 Talk: Treasures from the Homeland  Science Museum  11:00 & 15:00 Talk: Treasures from the Homeland
Sat 1 Talk: Style Cities Casablanca  Victoria & Albert Museum  14:00 - 16:00 Talk: Style Cities Casablanca
Sat 1 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Sun 2 Film: Women Behind the Camera  Electric Cinema  17:30 - 19:00 Film: Women Behind the Camera
Sun 2 Performance: House of My Father  Finborough Theatre  19:30 - 21:00 Performance: House of My Father
Sun 2 Music: Souad Massi  Royal Albert Hall  19:00 - 21:00 Music: Souad Massi
Sun 2 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
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Mon 3 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival   Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Mon 3 Performance: The Moment  The Tabernacle  20:00 - 21:30  Performance: The Moment
Tues 4 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 4 Film: Exhibiting Africa  Goethe-Institut London  19:00 - 20:30  Film: Exhibiting Africa
Tues 4 Workshop: Algerian Dance  Chelsea Theatre  18:30 - 20:00  Workshop: Algerian Dance
Tues 4 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Wed 5 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Wed 5 Talk: The Storytelling Circle  Kensington Central Library  18:30 - 20:00  Talk: The Storytelling Circle
Wed 5 Workshop: Persian Dance  Chelsea Theatre  18:30 - 20:00  Workshop: Persian Dance
Wed 5 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Thurs 6 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 6 Music: Ahmed Soultan Unplugged  Flyover Portobello  20:00 - 21:30  Music: Ahmed Soultan Unplugged
Thurs 6 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Fri 7 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Fri 7 Food: Lebanese Wine  Book and Kitchen  19:00 - 21:00  Food: Lebanese Wine
Fri 7 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Sat 8 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 8 Workshop: Revolutionary Stencilling  Graffik Gallery  15:00 - 17:00  Workshop: Revolutionary Stencilling
Sat 8 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
Sun 9 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Room  11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sun 9 Kids: It's A Wrap Cookery Workshop  Book and Kitchen  11:30 - 14:00  Kids: It's A Wrap Cookery Workshop
Sun 9 Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival  Ciné Lumière  20:00  Film: 5th London Iranian Film Festival
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Tues 11 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms 11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 11 Food: On The Sweet Side  Book and Kitchen 19:00 - 21:00  Food: On The Sweet Side
Wed 12 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms 11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 13 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms 11:00 - 18:00  Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 13 Food: Moroccan Cuisine  Al-Hasaniya 19:00 - 21:00  Food: Moroccan Cuisine
Thurs 13 Talk: Cities in the Middle East and North Africa  Royal Geographical Society 18:30 - 20:00  Talk: Cities in the Middle East and North Africa
Thurs 13 Talk: Land of No Rain  to be confirmed 19:00 - 20:30  Talk: Land of No Rain
Fri 14 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms 11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Fri 14 Talk: The Storytelling Circle  Kensington Central Library 18:30 - 20:00  Talk: The Storytelling Circle
Sat 15 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms 11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 15 Talk: Arab Science Fiction  Science Museum IMAX 19:00 - 21:00  Talk: Arab Science Fiction
Sat 15 Music: Mashrou' Leila  Royal Albert Hall 20:15 - 21:45  Music: Mashrou' Leila
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Tues 18 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 18 Performance: Readings from Syria Speaks  Chelsea Theatre  19:30 - 21:00 Performance: Readings from Syria Speaks
Wed 19 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Wed 19 Talk: Politics of Exhibiting  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 20:30 Talk: Politics of Exhibiting
Thurs 20 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 20 Food: From a Persian Kitchen  Book and Kitchen  19:00 - 21:00 Food: From a Persian Kitchen
Fri 21 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Fri 21 Music: ETYEN with Sarah Young  Flyover Portobello  21:00 - 23:00  Music: ETYEN with Sarah Young
Fri 21 Food: Road Food dishes from Bahrain Portobello Market  11:00 - 15:00  Food: Road Food dishes from Bahrain
Sat 22 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 22 Workshop: Geometry in Persian Art  Kensington & Chelsea College  11:00 - 15:00  Workshop: Geometry in Persian Art
Sun 23 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
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Tues 25 Exhibition: Across Time and Space  The Ismaili Centre  10:00 - 15:30 Exhibition: Across Time and Space
Tues 25 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Tues 25 Film: Nour Short Film Evening  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 21:00  Film: Nour Short Film Evening
Wed 26 Exhibition: Across Time and Space  The Ismaili Centre  10:00 - 15:30 Exhibition: Across Time and Space
Wed 26 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Wed 26 Talk: People and Places on the Silk Road  Royal Geographical Society  20:15 - 21:45  Talk: People and Places on the Silk Road
Wed 26 Film: Excuse My French  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 21:00  Film: Excuse My French
Thurs 27 Exhibition: Across Time and Space  The Ismaili Centre  10:00 - 15:30 Exhibition: Across Time and Space
Thurs 27 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Thurs 27 Performance: Threads Along the Silk Road  The Ismaili Centre  20:15 - 21:45  Performance: Threads Along the Silk Road
Thurs 27 Music: Karama  The Tabernacle  20:00 - 21:30 Music: Karama
Fri 28 Exhibition: Across Time and Space  The Ismaili Centre  10:00 - 15:30 Exhibition: Across Time and Space
Fri 28 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Fri 28 Film: Zoom in Yemen  Leighton House Museum  19:00 - 20:30 Film: Zoom in Yemen
Fri 28 Performance: Colours of Kurdistan  The Ismaili Centre  20:15 - 21:45 Performance: Colours of Kurdistan
Sat 29 Exhibition: Across Time and Space  The Ismaili Centre  10:00 - 15:30 Exhibition: Across Time and Space
Sat 29 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sat 29 Performance: Iranian Nights  The Ismaili Centre  20:15 - 21:45 Performance: Iranian Nights
Sat 29 Exhibition: The Future Rewound  The Mosaic Rooms  11:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: The Future Rewound
Sun 29 Exhibition: Artist event with Nadia Kaabe-Linke  The Mosaic Rooms  16:00 - 18:00 Exhibition: Artist event with Nadia Kaabe-Linke
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