28 June–14 July 2019

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.

Shubbak Festival 2019 presented an extraordinary festival of contemporary Arab culture from 28 June–14 July 2019. With over 150 artists from across the Arab world for music, performance, visual arts, literature, film, workshops and more, in over 80 events in venues across London. Explore the festival programme in the Festival Brochure PDF below. Or contact us for more information.

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Watch the 2019 festival trailer

2019 Festival Brochure – PDF

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"The festival's scope is ambitious... with expressions from varied regions and a thriving, vibrant diaspora"