Social Gatherings

Syrian Notes at the Royal Northern College of Music

On the evening of Saturday 15th July, we had Noma Omran singing Syrian Notes at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Noma Omran has been described as a ‘Divine Diva’


Silvered Water: Syria Self Portrait - Film Viewing

We screened a film viewing of Silvered Water: Syria Self Portrait on Friday 14th July, directed by Ossama Mohammed. This film documents the destruction and atrocities of Syria’s war through a combination of eye-witness accounts, shot by a reported 1,001 Syrians on mobile phones and posted to the internet, and footage shot by Bedirxan during the siege of Homs.


Duo Zaman Concert - Celebrating Syria

The Celebrating Syria festival kicked off on Monday 10th July with the wonderful Duo Zaman concert at the Emmanuel Church performed by Rihab Azar and Jamal Alsakka. . In Arabic, ‘Zamaan’ means time but the word can also be used to refer to the past.


Eid al Fitr Party 2017

We had a wonderful time at the Eid party for the Syrian community on Monday 26th June at Oasis Academy MediaCityUK.
There were many activities for the children including bouncy castle and Eid gifts. It was great to see so many families coming together, socialising and enjoying Eid sweets. Eid Mubarak to all!


A successful Fundraising Iftar for the educational project

Rethink Rebuild Society organised a successful fundraising Iftar on Friday 16th of June to support Iqraa school in the western suburbs of Aleppo Province, Syria. This school is funded by Manchester Community and implemented in collaboration with Syria Relief (UK registered Charity).