A Fundraising Classical Music and Dinner Event for IHRC With Saphwat Simab and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain

Join us for this family friendly celebration of the spiritual and sublime in support of IHRC.

There will be a 3-course meal, followed by live classical South Asian and Afghan Rubab and Tabla performances, as well as talks on current IHRC campaigns, projects and upcoming initiatives. 


WHEN: Saturday, 13 July 2019, 7.30pm onward

WHERE: Prime Star Lounge (Hyde House, London NW9 6LH UK)


Adults: £49

Concession (for students, OAPs and unemployed): £39

Children (12 years of age and under): £29

Tickets are now available to purchase here.

Free on-street parking available.

Our current work includes a report on the oppression of the Uighur community in China, UN side panel meetings on the imprisoned leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Shaykh Zakzaky, author events covering a variety of themes from Islamic finance to Islamophobia, storytelling events for children and homeschooling families, launching the Counter-Islamophobia Kit in Scotland and organising Ramadan Prisoner Packs. 

Join us in July to find out more about the campaign research and advocacy work we do in the UK and abroad, and for an evening of solidarity, support and commemoration.  

Performances by Saphwat Simab and Ustad Shahbaz Hussain.

Saphwat Simab is a British born Rubab virtuoso, who has been learning the art of playing the instrument since the age of 13.
He has performed at some prestigious venues such as, Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre, Royal Court Theatre, The British Museum and The Nehru Centre to name the few.
(Rubab is the national musical instrument of Afghanistan. It is regarded with great respect for its sound and for its spiritual connotations. It is a short necked double chambered plucked instrument).

Ustad Shahbaz Hussain is one of the best Tabla masters of the UK on world stage. He is a lecturer at the University of Newcastle and University of Huddersfield. He also runs his own Tabla academy in Manchester. He has accompanied some of the biggest names in the Indian classical Music field.

For any enquiries, please email events@ihrc.org