Image: detail of Gulnaaz Mahboob, Calligraphy Workshop © The Artist

In this workshop, classically trained Islamic Calligrapher, Gulnaz Mahboob, will introduce you to the highest form of Islamic art, 'Hüsnühat' - the practice of beautiful writing according to the Ottoman School of writing. You will be shown how to construct each letter through basic strokes and learn the traditional practice, tools and materials used for Hüsnühat, including learning to cut and prepare a qalam - a traditional reed calligraphy pen.

This workshop is suitable for all abilities. No knowledge of written or spoken Arabic is required.

Sat 14 Sept 2019, 10.30am – 1.00pm
£25 Adults | £22 Friends

Refunds will only be given up to 14 days prior to the event.