Events

The Academy aims to provide and circulate information about a selection of events taking place in the UK, including seminars, conferences, social, cultural and educational events, as well as courses and training provided by other organisations for the benefit of the individuals in the community.

 

Calling all Afghan performers to welcome the Afghan Cricket Team in England

Afghanistan is playing this year in 9 matches over 6 cricket grounds in Bristol, Cardiff, Taunton, Manchester, Southampton and Leeds. For further information and how you can be part of this unique opportunity, please contact us or click on the link to contact Red Sky At Night directly.

30th May - 14th July 2019

A Collaboration with Asia House - Free for Students!

Explore with Professor Hamid Naweed the story of the oldest commercial gemstone; its meaning for our ancestors, and how it made its way to the most prestigious buildings in the world, from mosques in Herat to the Sistine Chapel, the Blue Mosque in Mazar, the Ishtar gate, the walls of Babylon and the temple of Karnak—mankind’s shrines of power. A discussion and audience Q&A will follow the lecture, moderated by award-winning jewellery designer Sima Vaziry.

22nd January 2019

Join the Afghanaid London Marathon Team!

28th April 2019

Annual Celebration of Afghan Arts, Culture and Storytelling 2018

24th March 2018

Shaping Identities through the Arts 2017

2nd December 2017

Afghan New Year 2016 - Storytelling Event

26th March 2016

Annual Celebration of Afghan Arts, Culture and Storytelling 2017

1st April 2017

The Story So Far - An Art Project

31st January 2015

Reviewer meets Reviewed - 21st January 2016

Discussion between Prof John Baily, author of ‘War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: the Ethnographer’s Tale’, and Dr Nichola Khan, who reviewed the book for the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

21st January 2016

Afghan New Year 2015 - Storytelling Event

28th March 2015

Dementia Awareness Talk

24th May 2016

Free Bikes for Refugees