Ghadamès, Pearl of the Sahara

Tuesday 26 July 6 pm - 9 pm NewBridge Gallery

A celebration of the city of Ghadamès by local Shieldfield resident, Hana. She will be showcasing the food, culture and fashion of the her hometown, the ‘pearl of the desert’ 🇱🇾

Join local resident Hana, as she showcases culture, food and fashion from her hometown Ghadamès. Ghadamès, known as ‘the pearl of the desert’, stands in an oasis in Libya. It is one of the oldest pre-Saharan cities and an outstanding example of a traditional settlement.

Traditional Ghadamès Food Served from 6 – 7pm

Documentary Screening and Exhibition Open from 7 – 9pm

FREE, All Welcome. No booking required.



The NewBridge Project
Shieldfield Centre
4-8 Clarence Walk (off Stoddart Street)
Newcastle upon Tyne


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