Nomadic Inspirations – A Quilting Journey

We are delighted our first post-lockdown event is an exhibition by renowned textile artist and teacher, Pat Archibald and her students. We are lucky that this popular annual Fringe event is now being held for the first time at The Nomads Tent.

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Scottish World Textile Day Sat 13th & Sun 14th June 2020

The Nomads Tent has, for several years, enjoyed taking part in the World Textile Day event in Bridge of Allan, Scotland. This year the 8th annual Scottish World Textile Day will be hosted online Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June in a creative response to the Covid-19 restrictions. 5 World Textile Day traders will be selling their textile collections on their respective websites. Read more

Aleppo: from World City to Catastrophe. A talk by Philip Mansel. Thursday 6th May, 2021 6pm

In this talk, using unpublished portraits and photographs, Philip Mansel shows that Aleppo was a city with a rhythm of its own, challenging categories and generalisations. Lying between the desert and the sea, the mountains of Anatolia and the banks of the Euphrates, it was Arab and Turkish; Kurdish and Armenian; Christian, Muslim and Jewish. An Arabic-speaking city with a Muslim majority, under the Ottoman Empire Aleppo also became a centre of French culture and Catholic missions. Read more

Raags and Rhythms – Sitar Concert on February 15th 2020

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Indian Raags and rhythms with Etienne Bartholomew on Sitar and Dave Beards on Tabla. Both musicians have dedicated many years to the refinement of their art to deliver an authentic experience of a musical tradition which is famed for its dynamism, depth and magic. Read more

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