Our Shared Heritage Talk with Diana Darke

20 April '23 at 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Arabist and cultural expert Diana Darke traces the Arab and Islamic roots of Europe’s architectural heritage, including the influence on the Neo-Gothic revival, which Grand Junction’s St Mary Magdalene’s church was a part of.

Darke tells a rich tale of cultural exchange, shedding new light on Europe’s greatest landmarks.

The evening is a part of Grand Junction’s Our Shared Heritage talks programme which explores themes from the late Victorian period, when St Mary Magdalene’s Church was built, from different and diverse perspectives.

Our Shared Heritage celebrates the part that Black, Arab, and Asian people and cultures have played in London’s history.


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