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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival – Family Day

The celebratory Family Day, the showcase of Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, returns to Sefton Park’s Palm House as they celebrate their 25th birthday.  Traditionally held on the final Sunday of the festival, the Family Day is an opportunity for everyone to come together.

A free, all day celebration of Arab art, culture and community in the heart of Liverpool the Family Day brings music and performance to the Palm House, along with a series of stalls including Arabic and Middle Eastern food, craft, traditional practices like calligraphy and activities focused on children, like storytelling.

This year, acts will include the stunning Ayoub Sisters from Egypt and Iraqi Maqamat led by Ahmed Mukhtar, a special Arabic Storytelling for children led by Nada Sebet, an Egyptian actor/Director, Fares Farraj is a dancer originally from Palestine. He has taught and facilitated creative sessions in Dabke, the Palestinian national folk dance, and will have Dabke dance workshops for Family Day. For anyone who wants to learn how to play the Oud, we will have workshops for beginners.

More acts and activities to be announced.

For full programme and listings go to arabartsfestival.com

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