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Bethlehem Unwrapped

Bethlehem Unwrapped

Monday, 23 December 2013 at 18:00 - Sunday, 5 January 2014 at 22:00 (GMT)

London, United Kingdom

Bethlehem Unwrapped

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Slammed Up - December 29, 19:30 Ended £12.00 £0.00
Slammed Up - concession - December 29, 19:30 Ended £6.00 £0.00
Stand Up Against the Wall - December 30, 19:30 Ended £12.00 £0.00
Stand Up Against the Wall - Concession - December 30, 19:30 Ended £6.00 £0.00
Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army film- January 02, 19:30 Ended £6.00 £0.00
Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army film - Concession - January 02, 19:30
Concessions - Under 16 - Full time Student - Senior citizen - Proof of status required on the door
Ended £4.00 £0.00
Bethlehem Feast - January 03, 19.30
Jan 3rd 7.30pm – ‘Bethlehem Feast’ – Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi present a Bethlehem Christmas dinner, raising funds for Amos Trust’s ‘Future Peacemakers’ appeal, supporting the work of Holy Land Trust, Bethlehem. An incredible opportunity for a truly seasonal feast in the presence of the masters of Middle Eastern cuisine. Come prepared for after-dinner dancing, led by Palestinian dabke troupe Al-Zaytouna! NB Numbers strictly limited - book early to avoid disappointment! For group bookings, email info@bethlehem-unwrapped.org. Presented by Zaytoun CIC and Rocket Food
Ended £125.00 £0.00
Both Sides of the Barrier - January 04, 20:00 Ended £5.00 £0.00
Both Sides of the Barrier - Concession - January 04, 20:00
Concessions - Under 16 - Full time Student - Senior citizen - Proof of status required on the door
Ended £3.00 £0.00
The Bridge - January 05, 19:30 Ended £27.00 £0.00
The Bridge - Concession - January 05, 19:30 Ended £17.00 £0.00

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Event Details

St James’s Church, Piccadilly in association with

Amos Trust, Holy Land Trust, Interpal, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) UK, Jews for Justice for Palestinians, P21 Gallery, Tipping Point North South, War on Want & Zaytoun CIC

presents

BETHLEHEM UNWRAPPED

A festival of Bethlehem at Christmas

www.bethlehem-unwrapped.org 

St James’s Piccadilly December 23rd 2013 – January 5th 2014

with Nigel Kennedy, Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi, Reem Kelani, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, singers from the Tallis Scholars, comedians Jeremy Hardy, Mark Steel, Ivor Dembina, Andy Zaltzman, Dave Cohen and more!

All net proceeds go to the Amos Trust's 'Future Peacemakers' appeal, supporting the work of Holy Land Trust, Bethlehem. Amos Trust, a human rights organisation (reg. charity 292592) based in London, is the UK partner of Holy Land Trust.

ART - December 23rd 6pm: ‘Unwrapped’ – festival opening ceremony with broadcast message from Holy Land Trust director Sami Awad in Bethlehem, unveiling of major installation in St James’s Courtyard and children’s art exhibition from Bethlehem, ‘All They Paint is the Wall’

 

POETRY - December 29th 7.30pm: ‘Slammed Up’ – an evening of slam poetry in the key of freedom, with 2012 World Slam champion Harry Baker, Zia Ahmed, Bridget Minamore & Dizraeli

 

COMEDY - December 30th 7.30pm: ‘Stand Up Against the Wall’ – comedy night, with News Quiz veteran & author Jeremy Hardy, BBC comedy star & Independent columnist Mark Steel, Hampstead Comedy Club host Ivor Dembina (****The Guardian), Andy Zaltzman (“Breathtakingly good” Time Out) & Dave Cohen (“Smart & very funny” Huffington Post UK)

 

FILM - Jan 2nd 7.30pm: ‘Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army’ – comedy doc following News Quiz veteran Jeremy Hardy on a hair-raising path through the Second Intifada. Palestinian film-maker and Bethlehem resident Leila Sansour will join us for a post-screening Q&A. (“Outstanding … riveting” **** Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian)

 

CUISINE - Jan 3rd 7.30pm – ‘Bethlehem Feast’ – Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi present a Bethlehem Christmas dinner, raising funds for Amos Trust’s ‘Future Peacemakers’ appeal, supporting the work of Holy Land Trust, Bethlehem. An incredible opportunity for a truly seasonal feast in the presence of the masters of Middle Eastern cuisine. Come prepared for after-dinner dancing, led by Palestinian dabke troupe Al-Zaytouna!

NB Numbers strictly limited - book early to avoid disappointment!

Presented by Zaytoun CIC and Rocket Food


PANEL - Jan 4th 8pm: ‘Both sides of the Barrier – Separation or Security?’ – speakers include Jeff Halper, founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD)


MUSIC - Jan 5th 7.30pm: ‘The Bridge’ – concert with legendary violinist Nigel Kennedy and friends, performing his own composition The Bridge, with singers from the Tallis Scholars, directed by Peter Phillips, world-renowned Palestinian singer Reem Kelani and guest speaker Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

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When & Where



St James's Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL

United Kingdom

Monday, 23 December 2013 at 18:00 - Sunday, 5 January 2014 at 22:00 (GMT)


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Organiser

Bethlehem Unwrapped

Internationally acclaimed film-maker Leila Sanour has spent the last ten years documenting the impact of the Wall on her home city of Bethlehem. Renowned for her previous documentary, Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army ("Outstanding ... riveting" **** Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian), Leila is also founder and CEO of the Open Bethlehem campaign (http://www.openbethlehem.org/). Open Bethlehem will have its UK release later this year.

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