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Celebrate Eid with Rumi in Huddersfield

***This event is now sold out***

Celebrate Eid with a magical and inspirational performance of the 13th-century poet Rumi’s The Alchemy of Love, featuring Gulcin Bulut and the Sahba Ensemble. 

A partnership project between MACFEST and HudLitFest. 

Join us to celebrate Eid with poetry and music. Enjoy the magic of the celebrated 13th-century Persian philosopher-poet Maulana Rumi’s ‘Alchemy of Love’, performed by the renowned British-Turkish singer Gulcin Bulut and the Sahba Ensemble.  

A unique and inspiring event celebrating a poet and philosopher whose influence transcends national borders and ethnic divisions worldwide.  

Attendees are invited to bring a copy of their favourite Rumi poem to read out and share.  

Doors 2.30pm, performance 3pm-4pm, followed by social to 5.30pm. 

As this is a free event, please let us know if after booking you find you are unable to attend, so that we can offer your ticket(s) elsewhere. 


Access and Covid safety measures: if you have specific access needs or queries and/or prefer to be seated away from other audience members as a Covid safety measure, please contact our Admin at: [email protected] with your request.  

DATE: Saturday 13 April 

TIME: 3pm-4pm  

LOCATION: Attic, Lawrence Batley Theatre, Queen Street, Huddersfield HD2 2SP 

TICKETS: Free (donations welcomed) 

AGE GUIDANCE: 12+ (under 16s should be accompanied by an adult) 

ACCESS GUIDE: https://www.accessable.co.uk/huddersfield-literature-festival/access-guides/lawrence-batley-theatre  


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