By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. Please read our Use of Cookies policy.


Set in Leighton’s Grand Studio and inspired by the artist’s extraordinary collection of 16th century tiles from Damascus in the stunning Arab Hall, guests will enjoy an array of mouth-watering dishes from Syria while learning of their provenance and culinary influences – a rich exchange of cultures across the centuries. In between courses they will be serenaded with live music, bridging old and contemporary songs from the region brought to you by Yara Zeitoun The evening is realised in collaboration with Sakbeh, the brainchild of Syrian couple and food lovers Nadeen and Louai, and it is part of the programme of the BBC Civilisations Festival, a showcase of ideas and events designed to engage a culturally curious audience. >> Doors open at 7pm for a drinks reception; dinner starts at 7:30pm >> Tickets are non-refundable. For further enquiries please contact the organiser on

Culture 24
The content for this page has been provided by our partner Culture24
Suitable for
Any age
Early bird tickets £40
Standard tickets £45

Visit event's website

Leighton House Museum

12 Holland Park Road, London, Greater London W14 8LZ England

020 7602 3316

Please remember to double-check the opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit

View venue