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Charity Book Sale
Sep
5
to Sep 24

Charity Book Sale

Our charity book sale to raise money to buy library books for Syrian refugee children living in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is still on at our pop up shop More Words across the car park!  Please pass by and bring your friends, family, house help and neighbours to raise money for this very worthy cause.

Paperbacks are BD1 and hardcovers are BD2 so you are sure to find a bargain in our huge selection of used and new adult and childrens books.

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The Generous Light Co.
May
28
8:00 AM08:00

The Generous Light Co.

The Generous Light Co. is a lifestyle brand established in 2015 by entrepreneur Noora Al Zain & artist Karima Sharabi.  They  produce and sell artistic gift items that connect cultures, empower through knowledge, create awareness & better people's lives.  Through the sale of their products, their social media campaigns and other events, they try t to “always inspire a positive change for a better today & a greater tomorrow.”. 

"TGLC supports and invests in artists and designers whose creations reflect this vision and our core values of freedom, inspiration, awareness and oneness.  We truly believe that art is the most peaceful and subtle means of expression. By turning artwork into products that people can potentially wear, use, and keep with them wherever they go, the artist’s work, as well as our core values they represent, will reach a wider audience.  We aim to spread peace, love and “light.”
 
"Our first brand Chamkana does just that.  Chamkana means “to shine” in Urdu and is based on the work of artist Karima Sharabi and her Mystical Arabic tattoo designs.  For her first collection she created 12 totems or symbols using Arabic words representing humanities potential for peace and enlightenment. You can read more about her artwork on our website. www.thegenerouslightco.com

Most people are familiar with the Chamkana line of gold-plated jewelry and T-shirts but we are excited to introduce a new range of products at the Words pop-up shop!
 
With an emphasis on artists and designers from the Arab World, TGLC also aims to change any negative perceptions people have of the Middle East. We want to highlight the beauty and all-encompassing spirituality of our region and relate that to the beauty and spirituality of other cultures and places we visit on our travels. Our brand, in essence, is cross-cultural and inclusive, a voice to which people worldwide can relate and from which they can learn.

* proceeds from the Saad Al Suud Bracelet go towards helping educate Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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The Generous Light Co.
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

The Generous Light Co.

The Generous Light Co. is a lifestyle brand established in 2015 by entrepreneur Noora Al Zain & artist Karima Sharabi.  They  produce and sell artistic gift items that connect cultures, empower through knowledge, create awareness & better people's lives.  Through the sale of their products, their social media campaigns and other events, they try t to “always inspire a positive change for a better today & a greater tomorrow.”. 

"TGLC supports and invests in artists and designers whose creations reflect this vision and our core values of freedom, inspiration, awareness and oneness.  We truly believe that art is the most peaceful and subtle means of expression. By turning artwork into products that people can potentially wear, use, and keep with them wherever they go, the artist’s work, as well as our core values they represent, will reach a wider audience.  We aim to spread peace, love and “light.”
 
"Our first brand Chamkana does just that.  Chamkana means “to shine” in Urdu and is based on the work of artist Karima Sharabi and her Mystical Arabic tattoo designs.  For her first collection she created 12 totems or symbols using Arabic words representing humanities potential for peace and enlightenment. You can read more about her artwork on our website. www.thegenerouslightco.com

Most people are familiar with the Chamkana line of gold-plated jewelry and T-shirts but we are excited to introduce a new range of products at the Words pop-up shop!
 
With an emphasis on artists and designers from the Arab World, TGLC also aims to change any negative perceptions people have of the Middle East. We want to highlight the beauty and all-encompassing spirituality of our region and relate that to the beauty and spirituality of other cultures and places we visit on our travels. Our brand, in essence, is cross-cultural and inclusive, a voice to which people worldwide can relate and from which they can learn.

* proceeds from the Saad Al Suud Bracelet go towards helping educate Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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The Generous Light Co. Pop Up Shop
May
26
8:00 AM08:00

The Generous Light Co. Pop Up Shop

The Generous Light Co. is a lifestyle brand established in 2015 by entrepreneur Noora Al Zain & artist Karima Sharabi.  They  produce and sell artistic gift items that connect cultures, empower through knowledge, create awareness & better people's lives.  Through the sale of their products, their social media campaigns and other events, they try t to “always inspire a positive change for a better today & a greater tomorrow.”. 

"TGLC supports and invests in artists and designers whose creations reflect this vision and our core values of freedom, inspiration, awareness and oneness.  We truly believe that art is the most peaceful and subtle means of expression. By turning artwork into products that people can potentially wear, use, and keep with them wherever they go, the artist’s work, as well as our core values they represent, will reach a wider audience.  We aim to spread peace, love and “light.”
 
"Our first brand Chamkana does just that.  Chamkana means “to shine” in Urdu and is based on the work of artist Karima Sharabi and her Mystical Arabic tattoo designs.  For her first collection she created 12 totems or symbols using Arabic words representing humanities potential for peace and enlightenment. You can read more about her artwork on our website. www.thegenerouslightco.com

Most people are familiar with the Chamkana line of gold-plated jewelry and T-shirts but we are excited to introduce a new range of products at the Words pop-up shop!
 
With an emphasis on artists and designers from the Arab World, TGLC also aims to change any negative perceptions people have of the Middle East. We want to highlight the beauty and all-encompassing spirituality of our region and relate that to the beauty and spirituality of other cultures and places we visit on our travels. Our brand, in essence, is cross-cultural and inclusive, a voice to which people worldwide can relate and from which they can learn.

* proceeds from the Saad Al Suud Bracelet go towards helping educate Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

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Soup for Syria - Charity Fundraiser for Syrian refugees
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Soup for Syria - Charity Fundraiser for Syrian refugees

Soup for Syria

In an effort to help in just a small way towards the escalating Syrian refugee crisis, Words is hosting a Soup for Syria evening.

Soup for Syria - Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity is a wonderful collection of soup recipes from some of the biggest chefs around the world. We thought it would be a great idea to invite our very own local celebrity chefs to prepare their own favourite soup recipes for all of us and join in the effort to raise money to help those directly affected by the crisis. Proceeds from the evening and the book sales will go directly to the UNHCR's food aid programme for Syrian refugees.  M
ore details on the event will be available closer to the date.  

Soup for Syria is the result of a collaboration between  author Barbara Abdeni Massaad and publisher Michel Moushabeck of Interlink publishing company. Massaad lives in Lebanon, near a Syrian refugee camp, and told Moushabeck that she had been taking ingredients to the camp at weekends to make soup for the refugees.

“She said that after several trips she thought about self-publishing a soup cookbook with recipes donated from friends and neighbours, and using the proceeds from the cookbook sales to buy ingredients to enable her to continue her weekend visits to the camp. Hearing her talk about her idea, my brain immediately went into fast forward. I thought it was a brilliant idea from someone with a big heart, but that it would achieve very little considering the magnitude of the crisis,” said Moushabeck.

“There are four million refugees and the international community has largely abandoned them. I was convinced that if we could get celebrity chefs to donate soup recipes then we have a good chance at selling a huge number of copies throughout the world, in many languages, and turn this from a one-person initiative to an international movement to bring food relief and ease the suffering of Syrian refugees.”

Moushabeck said there had been an “outpouring” of support from celebrity chefs and authors when they were approached. More than 80 have now contributed recipes, with Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi, Anthony Bourdain, Alice Waters, Paula Wolfert, Sally Butcher and Claudia Roden the first to come on board.

Roden, with a borlotti bean and pasta soup, hopes “the book helps to keep the plight of Syrian refugees in people’s minds and that it will raise funds to alleviate their awful living conditions until their future is settled”.

“Having a few big names supporting the project from the start opened the door for us and encouraged others to become contributors. In the end, it took us less than one year to put together the 208-page cookbook,” Moushabeck said. “The author, an accomplished photographer, took numerous photos on her weekend visits to the camp. The book has wonderful food photography as well as photographs of the refugees she got to know.”  - Guardian.com

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