Love & Etiquette aim to design, promote and present high quality visual art, workshops, commissions and exhibitions for cross cultural community engagement, to encourage positive messages and change perceptions.
The L&E Foundation is a Lancashire based initiative which endeavours to make a difference to places, lives and communities through Art, History and Culture offering an alternative perspective on how we view people and their heritage. Through workshops, exhibitions and educational programmes, L&E promotes awareness by bridging the gap of understanding which is so often found in communities.
The growing and diverse list of practitioners include Calligraphy Artists, Designers, Graffiti Artists, Hand Craftspeople, Musicians, Poets, Dancers, Theatrical Performers, Motivational Speakers and more.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER with AKALA
Love & Etiquette is delighted to present ‘Knowledge Is Power’ at Evoque Preston with 47SOUL, Galivantes and spoken word from Mark Mace Smith and Steve Duncan. The headline act Akala is a rapper, journalist, author, vegan activist, poet, political activist and public intellectual.
Fanna-Fi-Allah Sufi Qawwali and Calaita Flamenco Son aspire to connect you with traditional songs and melodies that vibrate rhythms of gypsy and sufi culture with powerful vocals and beats
BBC World Music Award winner, Sain Zahoor is a Sufi ‘street’ musician who has dedicated his life to singing at shrines performing kalaams: verses of devotional poetry with passion and flamboyant joy. Zahoor has taken his simple but uncompromisingly powerful message of spiritual love and tolerance all over the world. With his five-piece ensemble, this charismatic figure is a true holy man who makes and unforgettable impression.
BARMER BOYS & CIRCUS RAJ
Barmer Boys are the next generation of performers carrying forward the centuries-old musical traditions of the Manganiyars. The band’s versatility of styles and bubbling energy infuses each performance. Circus Raj are a “supergroup” of Rajasthan’s elite street circus performers, taking on on an ancient, mystical and magical circus format to even greater heights featuring dancers, illusionists, aerialists, acrobats and musicians.