Ark Space was established in 1998 as a resource for the local community. It is an area for people of all genres in Ealing and the surrounding areas to perform their talents and express themselves.
Ark was founded by Yousif Naser and Dalal Al-Mufti.
Since the conception of Ark, dozens of cultural activities have taken place in the venue: art exhibitions, musical performances, poetry readings, art workshops, lectures and discussions.


Taqasim Music School at Ealing Global Festival

Teachers and students of the school will play at Ealing Global Festival on Sunday 22 July 2012
18 July 2012

Ealing Global Festival

Teachers and students of Taqasim Music School will play at Ealing Global Festival this Sunday 22 July 2012, at 3:45 pm.

Taqasim Music School is a project launched by ARK with the aim of providing affordable access to the music heritage of the Middle-East and promoting dialogue between music cultures.
Under the direction of Oud master Ahmed Mukhtar, the school runs courses of Oud, Arab Guitar, Maqam Music Theory and percussions.

Students and teachers from the school will perform traditional music from Iraq and other Middle-East countries, accompanied by professional percussionists and musicians.
Well-known traditional melodies will be played, in alternation with moments of Taqasim, the improvisation style which represents the deepest form of expression of Middle-Eastern music.

If you want to find out more, please visit the websites of the school

The musicians of Taqasim Music School will play at 3:45 pm, for approx. 45 minutes, on the South Stage.

The festival, organised by Ealing Council, also includes music from Africa, South America, America, India and Greece.
It is hosted at Walpole Park on Sunday 22 July, between 1pm and 10.30pm.

Entry is £5, free for children aged 12 and under.

For more information on the festival, please check the Ealing Council website:

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