Iran

The Voice of Santur at The Nomads Tent: Friday 21st October 6.30 – 7.30pm 2016

The Nomads Tent is thrilled to welcome, for the first time playing in Scotland, virtuoso santur player, Peyman Heydarian. Peyman has toured the world with a multi-ethnic programme The Voice of Santur. In this programme you will hear a talk and recital featuring Persian and Kurdish music as well as pieces from Greece, Ireland, and Scotland. Peyman will also demonstrate and play the daf, a large Kurdish frame drum used in popular and classical music. Read more

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March 2016: New Spring Stock from Iran

Earlier this year our colleague Izidor travelled to Iran and Turkey to source new rugs, carpets and kilims. After a long journey across land and sea Izidor’s wonderful selection of weavings have finally arrived in store just in time for spring! Read more

Moroccan pot and Lawrence McGowan Pot with Kilim on the wall behind

Kilims and Pots: 10.00 am – 17.00 pm Friday 2nd October – Sunday 1st November 2015

As summer fades into autumn, we are celebrating the colour, beauty and utility of contemporary and traditional examples of two ancient crafts: Kilims and Pots.  Kilims exhibited are showing examples of 19th and 20th century Anatolian kilims including some fine and rare pieces. The collection includes impressive contemporary kilims and our own classic designs from India, Iran, Morocco and Afghanistan. Read more

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