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'Aleppo: from World City to Civil War' by Dr Philip Mansel

Posted by SARAH BRADY

'Aleppo: from World City to Civil War' by Dr Philip Mansel
An illustrated live Zoom lecture by historian Dr Philip Mansel, hosted by The Nomads Tent. Tickets now available!

Words about Words; ‘Kazak’.

Posted by SARAH BRADY

Words about Words; ‘Kazak’.
Do Kazak rugs originate in Kazakhstan? Very few! Some words about the origin of a word...

The Italian Connection

Posted by SARAH BRADY

The Italian Connection
Discover the story of Luigi Arditi’s Ottoman cantata, “Inno Turco”, which was sung before Sultan Abdülaziz at London’s Crystal Palace in 1867.

Winter/Spring Newsletter

Posted by SARAH BRADY

Winter/Spring Newsletter
Read our latest newsletter featuring a fascinating article by Rufus Reade and an essay on Gabbeh rugs of the Fars province by Andrew Haughton.

Gabbeh Rugs of SW Iran

Posted by ANDREW HAUGHTON

Gabbeh Rugs of SW Iran
The word "gabbeh" translates from the Persian, meaning raw, natural, uncut. The tale told by gabbeh rugs is as simple as their appearance...

We take the Golden Road to Samarkand

Posted by ANDREW HAUGHTON

We take the Golden Road to Samarkand

My text here has only 2 illustrations but each shows powerfully the links created by The Silk Road..

A Traveller's Tales

Posted by ANDREW HAUGHTON

A Traveller's Tales
We are thrilled to host an illustrated talk by renowned textile artist and teacher, Pat Archibald, at The Nomads Tent, 3pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 5th August.

Postcards from India

Posted by ANDREW HAUGHTON

Postcards from India
Earlier this year before Covid19, Andrew and Heidi’s annual buying trip in India for The Nomads Tent was documented beautifully through the lens of Heidi’s camera.

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