Silk Road Bazaar 2023
Saturday 24 June at 11:30: Sign up to try your hand at creating beautiful, traditional Chinese lanterns with Yi Crafts. Leave with a lantern that’s a stunning symbol of vitality, social status and good luck for the year ahead!
Saturday 24 June at 14:00: Singer Yijia Tu will be performing captivating, ancient East Asian music, drawing on her breathtaking throat singing, Chinese opera and traditional folk styles
Sunday 25 June at 13:00 and 16:00: Mystic Sufi devotional singers Chand Ali Khan Qawwal will be performing mesmerising melodies
Throughout the weekend: You can sit back and enjoy a digital version of ‘The Silk Road: A Living History’ exhibition by photographer Christopher Wilton-Steer
Attar Apothecary: Grade A, organic, single farmer Saffron from Iran
Barakah Base: Classic artifacts, traditional clothing and accessories immersed in history and story
Ishkar: Handcrafted jewellery, homeware, and fashions regions affected by conflict or political turbulence
Ishq: Unique, sustainable and eco-friendly artefacts from the subcontinent including tapestries, vintage accessories and clothing
Kiani Tea: Authentically sourced loose leaf teas directly from tea farms and their highly skilled tea makers
Mishkā Handicrafts: Leather and jewellery handmade by local women in historic Cairo
Nimuri: Ethically sourced fashion and homeware made by Pakistani artisans
Saffron & Honey: East meets West Palestinian-inspired bakery full of Middle Eastern flavours. Their crowd pleaser…the knafeh cups!
S jo Accessories: One-of-a-kind accessories, drawing inspiration from traditional textile craftsmanship and handcrafted by artisans, mainly women, from villages in Pakistan
YICRAFTS: Traditional and authentic handicrafts and practises of China’s minority ethnicities