Celebrating Sheffield’s cultures and communities through dance, crafts and food.
Taste Moor will be a vibrant and fun day filled with free activities, workshops and demonstrations.
Programme of music bought to you by University of Sheffield Concerts, Koni Music and Arts on the Run
11:00 AM Arash Sabet - Iran/UK
Distinctive Persian blues from Northern Iranian singer-guitarist
11:45 AM Avital Raz - Jerusalem/UK
Hebrew-Hindi singer-songwriter & RAFIKI JAZZ vocalist, features vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, tanpura drone
12:30 PM Kadialy Kouyate - Senegal/UK
Catch the brilliance of the kora (22 string African harp) & soulful vocals in West African griot-style. Another RAFIKI JAZZ star
1:15 PM Sarah Yaseen & Mina Salama - Kashmir/Egypt/UK
RAFIKI JAZZ Sufi soul sister meets Arabic oud & ney flute maestro
2:00 PM Hassan Salih Nour & Ebhrahim Disco - Sudan/UK
Sudanese singer, tanbura (lyre) & oud player joins with traditional percussionist
2:45 PM Haymanot Tesfa & Arian Sadr - Ethiopia-Iran/UK
Haunting Amharic vocals & traditional krar (6 string lyre) with Iranian percussion (daf, tombak)
3:30 PM Danto Aiyya & Hassan Nainia - Libya / Morocco
Desert blues from two great Tuareg musicians featuring vocals & electric guitars
Craft Activities brought to you by Ignite Imaginations
Make a maypole - using a variety of materials make your own mini maypole, celebrating the traditions of May Day.
Create your own headdress - make a fabulous animal headdress to parade and be proud of!
Mandela Makes - design and create a beautiful mandela on a coaster - celebrating creativity, unity and the universe.
Printing patterns - using styrofoam block printing, create traditional cultural patterns using linoprint techniques
Demonstrations and Presentations-
11.00am -11.30am - Shuju Kitchen; How to make "Wonton", one of the most popular oriental style dumpling
11:40am – 12:10pm - Lai Yin Association Chinese tea ceremony demonstration, Sample different tea leaves and understand the difference between Chinese and Japanese tea ceremonies
12.20pm - 12.50pm - Wise Choice Nutrition; Hannah will be making a traditional Iranian kebab dish which is simple yet delicious and a healthy take on the kebab.
1.00pm - 1.30pm - Moor Market; come and taste FREE samples from our local stall holders.
1.40pm - 2.10pm - Wise Choice Nutrition; Hannah will be making a traditional Iranian kebab dish which is simple yet delicious and a healthy take on the kebab.
2.20pm - 2.50pm - Shuju Kitchen Demonstration for vegan friendly oriental style "Chow Mein"(Fried Noodle).
3.00pm - 3.30pm - Japanese Playgroup & Study Club Sheffield - Japanese food culture, focusing on the concept of "seasons", through calligraphy, talk and tasting of typical (in Japan) but rare (in the UK) spring food.
Zizzi the Light - You will get to try Pastas, Pizzas and MORE with an individually Italian twist
Gourmet Burger Kitchen - sample onion rings, milkshakes, skewers and burgers.
Nando's Sheffield - The Moor