A Portrait of Palestine: Brand New Exhibition to Open in Tower Hamlets!



UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Tuesday November 29th, sees the launch in the borough of our week-long exhibition “A Portrait of Palestine” featuring the work of national cartoonist and illustrator Tim Sanders along side a pop-up shop selling Zaytoun fair trade olive oil, dates and other delicious Palestinian products.

On show will be colourful depictions of everyday life among Palestinians living in West Bank refugee camps, towns and villages. Farming, food and community resilience is a strong theme. Prints and cards of selected images will also be on sale. Tim, who lives and works in Bethnal Green, was the talent behind the daily cartoon in the Independent until the newspaper switched to online only earlier this year. He recently took part in the The Freedom Ride 2016, organised by The Freedom Theatre based in Jenin  Refugee Camp.

Retired local Maths teacher Sybil Cock also joined the tour, which brought performing Freedom Theatre actors to Palestinian communities, alongside a group of internationals sharing their talents.

The opening night will include a private view, with Tim Sanders talking about the inspiration behind his images, Palestinian performer and graduate of The Freedom Theatre Momin Swaitat, plus Zaytoun representatives talking about their work with Palestinian farmers.
A Portrait of Palestine
Four Corners Gallery, 121 Roman Rd, London E2 0QN
Tuesday 29 November 6.30 pm – 9 pm
(Doors open 6pm)
£10 entrance including refreshments
(Concessions available at the door)

Zaytoun Stall at Organic Pop-up @Roman Road Market


Saturday 10th September 2016

10am – 4pm

On Saturday 10 September, thirty of the UK’s top organic food and drink producers along with organic beauty brands will give the Roman Road Yard Market an organic makeover.

The Soil Association will join forces with the brand new Roman Road Yard Market, which happens every Saturday in the car park of Roman Road and St Stephen’s Road. Featuring street food, live music, and a fantastic array of tasty organic food, people can get involved in the action from 10am to 4pm.

From organic artisan bread to gourmet coffee, flavourful fruit and veg to melt-in-your-mouth cheese, Londoners can taste the best of organic and discover green from the inside out with organic beauty and yoga workshops throughout the day.

We will be selling delicious Zaytoun produce including organic olive oil, Medjoul dates, Za’tar as well as gorgeous olive oil soaps – all in aid of Tower Hamlets Palestine Solidarity and our upcoming exhibition of Tim Sanders’ work. This exhibition will be on at Four Corners Gallery, Roman Road, opening on the evening of 29th November and running until 3rd December.

A big thank you to Zaytoun for this amazing opportunity. Please come along, support us and pick yourself up something delicious and fair trade for a good cause!

For more information on the Pop-up Market, visit here