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Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival

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Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival Hosted By Elizabeth Gaskell House

Event:  Manchester Literature Festival 11 October 2017 Date: Wed 11th Oct Time:  6.30pm – 9pm Venue: 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW Tel: 0161 273 2215 View Event Details Qaisra Shahraz ‘The Concubine and the Slave Catcher’ As part of the Manchester Literature Festival Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is proud to welcome prize-winning British-Pakistani author Qaisra Shahraz on 11…




Celebrating Chinese New Year with the Buddhist Community at Fo Guang Shan Temple

It was a pleasure and privilege to join the Buddhist community in their celebration of the Chinese new year, the Year of the Monkey at the Fo Guang Shan Temple. I was invited by the delightful venerable Miao Dao from Taiwan, who heads the temple. A good friend, it was marvelous to spend time with her and…




Our Universities Twinning Event #Spread Hummus Not Hate at St Peter’s House

Promoting Peace and Spreading Hummus across Manchester! After months of planning on 3rd of December we were delighted to host our Manchester University Students & Community event for the season of twinning at St Peter Chaplaincy. Students and staff from the University of Manchester and the Manchester Metropolitan University alongside members of different faith communities took part in…




An Afternoon With Qaisra Shahraz

WATERSTONE’S MANCHESTER DEANSGATE SATURDAY 1st MARCH 2014 1:30PM Please note that the literary event will begin at an earlier time of 1:30pm and not 2:00pm to accommodate for special guest Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Naeem Ul Hassan and a special performance from a dear friend Gemma Moffat. TICKETS £3 AVAILABLE IN STORE OR BY…