Barakat 30th Anniversary 2017

Gala Fundraising Dinner
Thursday 5 October 2017
British Museum
Discounts and priority tickets
for Barakat members

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Culture Vulture Kids 29 May - 2 June

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and arts scene of London and inspire your kids during the school holidays! Learn about Islamic art, design, nature, geometry, model making, ceramics and mosaics.

Islamic Architecture & model making
From 10am - 4.00pm
Members: £40 per day
Non-Members: £50 per day

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Barakat Iftar Sat 10th June 2017

8.30pm Iftar time
NYLA, 39 Thurloe Street
South Kensington
London SW7 2LQ

Members: £15 ph
Non-members: £30 ph

All proceeds to charity

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Barakat Family Eid Fair Sat 2nd July 2017

Join us for a great family funday out to celebrate Eid
10.00am - 5.00pm
NYLA, 39 Thurloe St
South Kensington
SW72LQ London

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The Postal History of Saudi Arabia Thur 20th Jul

A presentation on the historical evolution of postal services in Arabia to the early years of Saudi rule in the 1930s.
5.30pm - 8.00pm
Arab - British Chamber of Commerce
Tickets: FREE - Barakat members

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Matisse In Studio - Fri 22 Sept 2017

Royal Academy
Lecture on Matisse & Islamic furniture and fabrics
Tour of exhibition
6.30pm - 10pm

Members: £15
Non-members: £30

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Become a friend of the Barakat Trust and benefit from a wide range of discounts on products and events, complimentary VIP tickets, exclusive talks and access the Barakat Trust's global network!

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Donate Now

The Barakat Trust cannot continue its essential preservation of Islamic culture and heritage without your donations. Find out how you can help the Barakat Trust by donating or volunteering!

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Our Work

The Barakat Trust supports the study and preservation of Islamic heritage, architecture, archaeology, art and culture by funding students, academic research, publications, digitisation, conservation, conferences and other projects.

Find out more about the Barakat Trust.


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Grantee Profile

Ahmed Mustafa exhibition

Born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1943, Dr. Ahmed Moustafa is an artist and scholar of international rep...

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    Art & Patronage Middle East by Thames & Hudson

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News & Events


Barakat 30th Anniversary

date: Thurs 5 Oct 2017

Since 1987 The Barakat Trust, with the help of its supporters, has raised and distributed funds for ......  More »
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Culture Vultures

date: Mon 29th May - Fri 2nd June 2017

Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture scene of London and inspire the kids during school h......  More »
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Student, Academic, Corporate mentoring and networking event

date: Tues 24 Oct 2017

Barakat will be hosting a unique mentoring event to foster networking with a view to student and pro......  More »
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Matisse in Studio and his Islamic collections

date: Fri 22nd Sept 2017

Matisse in StudioStep into the studio of Henri Matisse, brimming with the artist’s treasured objects......  More »