Syria’s Christians Search for Peace

An exhibition of artworks inspired by the Syrian conflict featuring oil paintings from Homs, needlework from Aleppo, drawings by Syrian children and more at Salford Cathedral on Saturday 8 July (12pm – 6pm) and Sunday 9 July (12pm – 5pm)

This exhibition of artworks is inspired by the Syrian conflict and will include drawings by Syrian children of all faiths sharing their experiences of their homeland with you. There will also be artwork from Farid Georges, a Syrian Orthodox painter from Homs, chronicling the destruction of his beloved city.

Hand-made table linens by lace-makers from Aleppo, who often work for hours by candlelight in war-torn Aleppo, will also be displayed. Alongside this work, the exhibition shall include photographs from ACN’s extensive archives reveal the faces and places devastated by the Syrian conflict and. The information banners will guide you through the history of Christianity in Syria, the current living conditions for Syrian people and how benefactors like you are making such a difference to their lives.

Exhibition date

Salford Cathedral: Saturday 8 July (12pm – 6pm) and Sunday 9 July (12pm – 5pm)

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