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11 artists to showcase traditional Turkish arts in new Yunus Emre Institute exhibition ‘The Noble’

For centuries, Turkish culture has encompassed a wide range of art forms, such as calligraphy (hüsn-i hat), paper marbling (ebru), illumination (tezhip), miniature, Turkish ceramic (çini) and batik. A new month-long London exhibition, The Noble, will showcase these traditional Turkish arts, displaying the works of eleven contemporary artists regarded as masters in their respective field. […]

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A contemporary Arabic musical odyssey ft Yazz Ahmed with Emel and Rabih Abou-Khalil

Award-winning British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed presents Tunisian avant-garde singer songwriter Emel and legendary Lebanese Oudist Rabih Abou-Khalil for an evening of contemporary Arabic music. Yazz Ahmed draws on her mixed heritage, fusing jazz, Khaleeji music and electronica, to create a highly personal musical style. Tonight, she is joined by two artists from the Middle East […]

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Shakespeare goes Turkish with “Bir Baba Hamlet” at Indigo at The O2

A contemporary Turkish retelling of Hamlet is set to hit London in December. This humorous play, Bir Baba Hamlet [Big Boss Hamlet], has been seen by thousands of people across Turkiye to great acclaim, and is set to debut in the British capital with a one-night performance at Indigo at The O2 in Greenwich. It […]

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Leyla Kazim to make debut appearance as food critic on BBC’s MasterChef

Food presenter and writer Leyla Kazim has announced she is to appear on BBC One’s hit cooking show MasterChef as a food critic in the episode airing on Friday, 11 November 2022. Posting on her social media page, The Cutlery Chronicles, Leyla wrote, “There’s a new MasterChef UK critic in town”, adding that she will […]

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Tickets now on sale for epic Islandman gig ft the legendary Okay Temiz and Muhlis Berberoğlu live at London’s EartH

The much-hyped Istanbul band Islandman continue their stratospheric rise with their biggest UK show to date early in the New Year. The electro-acoustic live trio provide a unique mix of mellow electronic dance beats with spacey live guitars, backed up by shamanic rhythms. Combining Turkish psychedelia and rhythms rooted in East Africa with electronic structures, […]

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Colour, culture and wellbeing: interview with Turkish Cypriot artist Ayten Nightingale ahead of her new solo exhibition

If you’re looking to discover and support Turkish creative talent outside of London, then head to theUrban Arts Studio in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, where works by painter and tapestry weaver Ayten Nightingale are currently on display as a group exhibition. From September, even more of Nightingale’s art works will be on show at the […]