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Islamic Art Workshop – Turkish Floral Motifs

Ashfia is a Manchester-based Artist and a student of Tezhip (Traditional, illumination art). Her work is mainly floral, pattern-based and often illuminated in 24k Gold leaf or Shell Gold. 

  She has created many privately commissioned pieces of work and has exhibited at The Whitaker, Dave Pearson, and The Whitworth Art Galleries. Ashfia also works with the Muslim Arts and Cultural Festival each year to provide Art workshops for the local communities.

  Her workshops are always popular as they are relaxing and enjoyable - you will learn something new and to take with you, not just the experience but also a piece of artwork created by you. 

  We are able to offer the workshops at £10 per person as part of our Lottery Funded activity programme.  
  • Dates
    Saturday 2nd July 2022
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Tickets

    £10 per ticket.
    Suitable for 16+

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Additional notes:

  • Recommended age group is for guidance only if you have any questions on suitability please speak to one of our team members or email learning@thewhitaker.org
  • All activities are fully inclusive, please contact our team on learning@thewhitaker.org if you have any specific questions on accessibility
  • Unless otherwise stated, for family workshops you only need to book a ticket for each child attending. Accompanying adult is free
  • Activities can be booked via our website or by visiting our Welcome Desk
  • Whilst some activities are offered free due to our current funding from ACE and HLF, we have introduced ‘pay what you can’ for some events with a suggested donation. We appreciate donations to ensure we can keep activities running in the future
  • Our events cancellation policy can be accessed here.

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