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Syria at Christmas

St Annes Church , 55 Dean Street, Aldgate, City of London, W1D 6AF

  • Saturday, 12 December 2020
  • 12-6pm
  • FREE
  • Save to calendar 2020-12-12 00:00:00 2020-12-12 00:00:00 Europe/London Syria at Christmas Too many Syrian families face yet another difficult time this Christmas. Syria’s  ongoing war compounded by the Covid -19 pandemic has forced so many to live  apart. Here in Britain two organisations have decided to work together to create…  • A heart- warming ‘soundscape’ of voices  Families chatting away together over the phone from Britain to Syria, Beirut,  Canada and the rest of world, some animated, curated by Family Talk • An intimate collation of pictures  A... St Annes Church , 55 Dean Street, Aldgate, City of London, W1D 6AF sarah
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Too many Syrian families face yet another difficult time this Christmas. Syria’s  ongoing war compounded by the Covid -19 pandemic has forced so many to live  apart. Here in Britain two organisations have decided to work together to create… 


• A heart- warming ‘soundscape’ of voices 


Families chatting away together over the phone from Britain to Syria, Beirut,  Canada and the rest of world, some animated, curated by Family Talk


• An intimate collation of pictures 


A beautiful montage of personal family photos fused with prestigious works of art  from Syria, curated by Litehouse Gallery 


• Informal talks 


Between 12.30pm and 1.15pm you can hear Barbara Altounyan, founder of Family  Talk, Raghad Mardini, founder of Litehouse, and animator James Daly. 


Entrance is free, no booking required, fully wheelchair accessible.


Special thanks to those who shared their personal photos with us for this project. 


Syria at Christmas 


Uniting Families From Syria over Xmas 


Artist Houssam Ballan 


Entrance is free, no booking required. Please respect social distancing and PPE  guidelines. The church is fully wheelchair accessible. 


In case lockdown is extended, the exhibition will be available to experience online on  our website


Imogen Buckley, Communications  


+44 (0) 7771 325 174 


Litehouse Gallery was founded in London, UK in 2017 by Raghad Mardini in order to  represent and promote emerging Syrian contemporary artists, create a hub for  Syrian artists in the UK, and encourage new forms of cultural exchange between  Syrian and British artists. 


info@litehousegallery.co.uk 


www.litehousegallery.co.uk 





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