MACFEST2021: Celebrating Oldham’s Muslim Arts and Culture Festival
Sat, 5 Jun 2021 11:00 - 16:00 British Summer Time (UTC+1)
Welcome to our first event digital Oldham MACFEST! A diverse range of local Oldham Muslim artists join those from other faith and backgrounds to showcase their craft and passion including:
- Launch and in conversation with Christina Longden whose work focuses on ‘hidden’ stories and voices.
- A henna draw along with Farrah Ashraf where you will learn the art and meaning of henna.
- Bengali singing performance with Ahad Ullah Shah, a musician, actor, singer and writer
- Children’s storytime by local author Moinul Islam who will read Anisha’s Adventures
- An author talk with a local writer, Muzahid Khan on the origin of his in his first book, “The Gift of Giving”
- Geometric Paper Craft with Oldham Gallery
Launched by: Diane Hawkins JP DL LLB, High Sheriff of Greater Manchester & Qaisra Shahraz MBE, Executive Director of MACFEST.