London Central Mosque Trust & The Islamic Cultural Centre


20 Mar 2023

New Arabic Calligraphy 11 Week Course starting in March 2023

We are pleased to announce the start of an Arabic Calligraphy course.

Kufic Script

With Calligrapher Mr Behnam Igzeer

The aim of the course is to provide a cultural knowledge of Arab-Islamic arts and the development of Arabic calligraphy in the Islamic civilization. The course will focus on Kufic calligraphy, which is characterised by aesthetics and wonderful geometries.

The Kufic script is one of the oldest fonts used, and in which the Qur’an was written for centuries. It adorns many mosques and Islamic buildings around the world.

Start Date: Saturday 18th March 2023
Duration:11 weeks Course, 2 hours per week
Day and Time:Saturday from 11am to 1.15pm
Fee:£250 (course materials included)

Only limited places are available (first-come first-serve basis), if you have any questions; please email or call 0207 725 2210

Certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the course.

Terms and Conditions

  • The London central Mosque cannot accept any responsibility for unforeseen changes in students' circumstances that may prevent their attendance for all or part of a course.
  • No refunds can be given for classes not attended.
  • Fees are not refundable once you have attended the first lesson.
  • Please note that, in the event whereby a class has to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control, such as adverse weather conditions, the replacement class may have to take place on a different day.
  • Certificates will be given upon completion of the full course.
  • Places cannot be reserved in advance without payment.
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Who is Mr Behnam Igzeer (Click to learn more..)

  • Graduated from Mousel university in Iraq
  • A student of the well-known Calligrapher; Yusuf Dhu Noon in Iraq.
  • Studied all types of Arabic Scripts
  • Studied the Islamic ornament from Mr Talib al-Azzaoui
  • Organised 15 exhibitions in various cultural centres and universities
  • Writer of a book about the history of Arabic calligraphy


Examples of Kufic Style Calligraphy




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