Activities arranged by UKFBFF in 2010

Fabric of War
From Tuesday 5th October to Wednesday 1st December an exhibition of special paper created by members of the women’s group in the Bereaved Families Forum was on view in the Saison Poetry Library at the Royal Festival Hall, and also at the library of the Courtauld Institute.

The women spent two days making paper out of materials connected with the conflict to create artworks while sharing their personal stories of the loss of loved ones.

8 November 2010
Meeting at Manchester University.

6 November 2010
Open meeting at Palmers Green Mosque.

3 November 2010
Robi Damelin speaking at the presentation of the Gandhi International Peace Award in the House of Lords. Lord Parekh, who chaired the ceremony, is on the left, the Gandhi Award itself on the table on the right.

15 August 2010
Seham Abu Awwad and Robi Damelin give a presentation at a meeting organised by Edinburgh’s Liberal and Orthodox Jewish communities.

7-15 August 2010
Cartoons In Conflict: exhibition at St John’s Church, Edinburgh. The exhibition has the backing of the Scottish Palestinian Forum. On 12 August Seham Abu Awwad and Robi Damelin visit the exhibition and tell their story.

11-24 January 2010
Opening of Cartoons In Conflict: exhibition at The Gallery, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

You can see all the cartoons here and watch a brief film about the exhibition here.

18 January 2010
Screening of Encounter Point at Goodenough College, followed by Q&A with Robi Damelin and Ali Abu Awwad.

14 January 2010
Meeting at South Woodford Mosque, Redbridge, chaired by the Imam, Dr Mohammed Fahim. Organised by the East London Three Faith Forum.