Eid greetings from all at emel HQ!
For many people around the world, Eid will be falling on the Friday. Why not spend some quality time this weekend with your friends and family at some of our handpicked ideas?
We found them interesting, hope you will too
Kensington Palace transforms into a magical multisensory exhibition that combines fantasy, fashion and spectacle in a dazzling show. Each of the State Apartment rooms is filled by a renowned designer or illustrator, who have each created a fantastical display inspired by the royals who once occupied them. Taking inspiration from fairytales and real life stories of royal women, the exhibition invites you in to hear their tales. Using film projections, soundscapes, storytelling and interactive theatre, visitors to Kensington Palace will be whisked off to a fairytale world.
Venue: Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX
Epic of the Persian Kings: The Art of Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh
The Fitzwilliam Museum opens its doors to a landmark exhibition exploring the monumental artistic legacy of the Persian Shahnameh. The exhibition sees a collection of nearly one hundred lavish manuscript paintings spanning over 800 years.
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington St, Cambridge, UK CB2 1RB
9th – 12th September
Heritage Open Days
This four day event celebrates some of the best architecture and culture England has to offer through a series of open-house locations from buildings of every age, style and function. From castles to factories, town halls to tithe barns, parish churches to Buddhist temples, the Heritage Open Days offers free access to hidden architectural treasures that are often closed to the public.
Venue: locations throughout England
11th – 12th September
The Mayor’s Thames Festival
This annual festival takes place on the banks of the River Thames with a free celebration surrounding everything related to London and the Thames. The weekend’s activities aim to inspire and excite with a combination of extensive educational programmes as well as water-focused activities, performances, street-art and exhibitions. The finale is a magical illuminated night procession that winds along the north and south banks
of the Thames, followed by a fireworks display fired from the centre of the river itself.
Venue: between Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge, London
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