Shubbak Festival 2017

Returning to London from 1 – 16 July 2017

Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences every two years. The next festival will take place in London in the from 1 – 16 July 2017. A full programme will be release in Spring 2017.

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“The festival’s scope is ambitious… with expressions from varied regions and a thriving, vibrant diaspora” Metro

“The festival speaks of restless societies that are questioning themselves”
Peter Aspden, Financial Times

Watch highlights from the previous festival ›
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