Blending Traditions: Turkish Tezhip and William Morris



Blending Traditions: Turkish Tezhip and William Morris

Date: Friday, 17 May 2024 

Time: 18:30 – 21:00

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Fee: £40 (Materials Included)

Class Size: Min. 5 – Max.15 Students

Instructor: Nagihan Seymour

Location: 10 Maple Street W1T 5HA (Nearest tube stations: Warren Street and Goodge Street)

Experience a unique artistic fusion at the “Blending Traditions: Turkish Tezhip and William Morris” workshop with Nagihan Seymour. Discover the intricate beauty of Turkish Tezhip, a traditional form of illumination, and see how it intertwines with the art of William Morris, the celebrated British designer. Through hands-on activities and expert insights, you’ll explore the shared motifs and design philosophies that bridge these two artistic traditions. Join us for an inspiring session where East meets West in a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship.

Entry Requirements 

You must be 16+ to attend the course. 

Suitable for all skill levels. No experience or skills are required, only a sense of wonder and creativity. 

Required Equipment & Materials 

All materials will be provided by the Institute. 


  • The workshop is taught in English, but some terminology used may be in Turkish. 
  • We recommend you wear comfortable clothes. 
  • It is recommended to always take safety precautions when performing crafts and activities. 
  • Please note filming and photography will be taking place throughout this event, and may be used for promotional and archival purposes. By registering for this event, attendees consent to this. 

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