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Sunday 10th December 2017

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The Nomads Tent - Christmas Bazaar 2017
24/11/2017 10:00am - 24/12/2017 4:00pm
The Nomads Tent
Celebrating Togetherness - an Iranian community Charity Fair
10/12/2017 1:00pm - 10/12/2017 5:00pm
Organised by: British-Iranian Community Development Organisation (BICDO) Hosted by: London Middle East Institute and the Centre for Iranian Studies
A celebration of all the good work that British-Iranian charities in London do, get to know about their excellent work and the challenges they face and get involved in their worthy causes. Live music: Peyman Heydarian Book stalls: Satrap Publishing, Mehri Publishing, Hormoz Nik-khah Career Advice: Persia Educational Foundation
The Worlds of Mandaean Priests Documenting an Endangered Religion
19/10/2017 9:00am - 22/12/2017 3:00pm
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
Mandaeans, sometimes called Sabians, practise an ancient and endangered religion. Conflict in the Middle East has forced them out of their homelands in Iraq and Iran in ever greater numbers. Although Mandaeans depend on their priests for preserving religious knowledge and performing complex rituals, fewer than 50 priests now remain worldwide. We have interviewed priests, recorded the key rituals and shot documentary films in the largest communities of Australia and Sweden.
HASSAN MASSOUDY Breath, Gesture and Light
07/12/2017 10:00am - 27/01/2018 5:00pm
October Gallery
October Gallery presents a new solo exhibition by master artist-calligrapher, Hassan Massoudy. This will be his second solo exhibition at the gallery. Hassan Massoudy is an artist for whom the word itself remains the most sublime creative force. His work features the texts of a diverse range of writers, from poet, Charles Baudelaire and philosopher, Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Virgil and Ibn ‘Arabi.