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Diana Darke – The House in Damascus

Sunday 7th May, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Theatre, Queen’s Hall

An Inside View of the Syrian Crisis Diana Darke is a fluent Arabic speaker and owner of a courtyard house in Old Damascus, her book provides a human context to the revolution, the realities on the ground inside the country and why Syria was always going to be different to other ‘Arab-Spring’ countries. Woven into the story of buying and restoring an ancient house over many years are layer upon layer of Syrian history, philosophy, art and architecture.

Chaired by Sheilagh Matheson.

£7/£5 (concs)

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Theatre, Queen’s Hall
Beaumont Street
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3LS
01434 652477

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