Congratulations to Qaisra Shahraz, Arcadia author of The Holy Woman, Revolt, and Typhoon, who hosted the UK's first ever Muslim Arts & Culture Festival earlier this year.
MACFEST was a resounding success, with nearly 3,000 attendees over its 9 days. The festival was celebrating the diversity and richness of Muslim culture and heritage in the UK, with 50 organised events involving local school, colleges and community centres.
Qaisra Shahraz said:
"Through this unique festival, we managed to break down barriers, celebrate arts and bring both Muslim and non-Muslim communities together under one roof. We are incredibly proud of what the festival has achieved in the city of Manchester and hope to continue the work we are doing."
For more information please visit: https://macfest.org.uk/