Qur’an In The City

Ensemble Safaa UK performance at the IKON gallery Birmingham We are proud to be supporting the University of Birminghams Culture Forward programme, presenting ‘Qur’an In The City’, starting off with a performance from Ensamble Safaa UK performing at the Ikon Gallery. The performance was accompanied by a series of talks from academics and live art…

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eid 24

The Community Gathers Again ‘Eid in Kings Heath 23’ was an unprecedented celebration event for everyone of all faiths and backgrounds. Thousands of neighbours and residents gathered to experienced live art, poetry and used the opportunity to forge new friendships. Enjoy great art as well as experience some of the local Kings Heath businesses and…

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Soul City Arts Iftar 2024

This years event was in support of the Gaza emergency appeal, with the help of Islamic Relief. In response to the current situation we showcased a live art performance by Street Artist Mohammed Ali. On stage before breaking the fast, Ali created a painting inspired by the current situation within the middle east, paired with…

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Nomad – A Space to Reflect

Nomad is a space for refuge and an escape from the daily grind. The public are guided through a series of thought-provoking questions surrounding ‘faith’. People’s prayers are a personal and sacred thing, but we bring them into a very visual and public form, providing a fascinating insight into the minds of our communities.  Nomad…

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The Sound of an Empire – the roots and power of Qawwali – capturing the essence of a unique sound in way never done before

Sounds of an Empire – The Roots & Power of Qawwali A multi-disciplinary project by Mustafa Chaudhry in collaboration with Soul City Arts. A ‘work in progress’ piece exploring the heritage of Qawwali and the music of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and its roots within the city of Birmingham.Capturing the essence of a unique sound,…

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