Category: HP Whats On

Art
Turkish family nostalgia with Memory Matters exhibition, on show at London’s Fitzrovia Gallery

A new short-run exhibition in Central London will get you feeling very nostalgic about Turkish home life. Artist Didem Ünlü, whose paintings have featured in Turkey, Britain and beyond, dips into personal photos from old family albums for her latest exhibition called Memory Matters. The photos are combined with her mother’s textile notebooks and sewing […]

Community
Seminar: The history of pre-Ottoman Turks in Cyprus
 

If you are curious about history or Cyprus, the Cezire Association is organising a fascinating afternoon of talks about the ancestors of present-day Turkish Cypriots. Four speakers will present different aspects of Turkish and Islamic influence on the island before the Ottoman conquest of 1570-71. The panel comprises Dr Gökçe Yükselen Abdurrazak Peler, the Vice […]

Food & Drink
A Pinch of Anatolia: stories about the world’s oldest cuisine

The Yunus Emre Institute’s A Pinch of Anatolia proved an instant hit in October. Starring distinguished Turkish chef Ömür Akkor and master bread baker Şevki Dilmaç, this multi-faceted project included a lecture and supper clubs with rich tasting menus at leading Turkish restaurants in London. The Institute will be presenting a new edition of A Pinch […]

HP Whats On
Fazıl Say in recital at the Barbican

With his extraordinary pianistic talents, Fazıl Say, 49, has been touching the emotions of audiences and critics alike for more than 25 years. The award-winning musician and composer is famed for his improvisations and intense, epic reworkings of notable pieces such as Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No 3, or a Turkish take on a Western classic […]