Thursday, 21 March 2013

Updated line-up for our amazing afternoon on Sunday!

Palm Sunday,  24th March 2013,  2pm-5pm
Palestinian Culture & Christianity
St Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Road, Walthamstow, London E17 8JZ

Free entry & family-friendly celebration of Palestinian diversity and hope on Palm Sunday:

+ Learn Nanor Arakelian's story, an Armenian Palestinian Christian participating in OneVoice
+ Hear Meg Wroe walk you through her art display and schools art exchange experiences
+ View insights into Palestinian life under occupation in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza through Rada Daniell's lens
+ Share Holy Week prayers with parish priest Rev Steven Saxby
+ Discover Palestinian Christian life with information from Friends of Sabeel, Amos Trust and Embraceme (Biblelands)
+ Browse beautiful artefacts from Haringey Justice For Palestinians; literature and organic/fairtrade Palestinian oils, olives and other Zaytoun goodies from Palestine Solidarity Campaign
+ Sip on delicious arabic teas & coffees
+ Enjoy freshly baked bread from Pilar Lopez and the team from Organic Lea & Hornbeam Cafe Baking Collective
+ Sample delectable fresh Palestinian falafel, humous and knafa from West London's famous Palestinian Maramia Cafe
+ Join in with infectious Palestinian music and dabka dancing from the fantastic RAAST Collective

Come along to discover what it means to be Palestinian - that Palestinians are one distinct and yet amazingly diverse people, standing together as Muslims, Christians and many other religions and none.  Learn from fascinating speakers, visual displays and literature; sample some delicious Palestinian food, music and dance; and celebrate Palestinian fortitude and humanity. 

Bring your enthusiasm and a bit of cash to enjoy all the goodies!

Do join us for a wonderful and fascinating afternoon - all welcome!

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