Salaam Shalom Arts Festival 2016
Salaam Shalom have been awarded Arts Council funding to deliver a Muslim and Jewish Arts Festival in Bristol, May-June 2016. It will include the work of both Local and National Muslim and Jewish Artists.
The festival is:
19th May- 3rd July 2016. Gallery exhibition opening evening Thursday 2nd July. View the programme and sign up for free ticketed events on the project’s dedicated website:
Salaam Shalom’s Arts Festival aims to;
- Provide a positive initiative to counter the overwhelming negative media on Muslims and Jews reported globally.
- Present a statement of connection and esteem between Muslims and Jews in the UK, sending a positive message to all communities across Bristol and beyond.
- Create a space to further understanding and tolerance between Muslims, Jews and wider communities in Bristol and visitors to the City.
- Enable us to continue building this new audience and engage with new people we hadn’t before.