1In Autumn 2017 Art of Islamic Pattern will run a five-day workshop in Fez, Morocco. Classes will take place in Dar Seffarine a superb 600-year-old courtyard house deep in the oldest part of the medina and covered with original splendid carved plaster, woodwork, zellij and zouaq (painted wood).

The study trip will include visits to some of the most remarkable architectural masterpieces in the Islamic world: the Bou Inania Madrasa (1356) and the Al-Attarine Madrasa (1331) and to other important hidden gems.

The course offers the opportunity to experience making geometric and biomorphic designs using traditional methods, on-site. There will also be a zellij (mosaic tiles) class at a local workshop in which participants produced their own pieces.

Note: As with all our study trips, all teaching material will be based upon local sources: on this trip the madrasas of Fez. The content is different to our London courses.

To register or for further details please use the contact panel on right.

To view Art of Islamic Pattern’s previous study trips to Fez, Morocco take a look at the picture galleries.

Learning from the Pattern-Masters from AramcoWorld on Vimeo.

Art of Islamic Pattern Fez study tour 2016 from Cat Wilson on Vimeo.

Fez Study Tour 2016 Zellij Workshop from Cat Wilson on Vimeo.

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Course Details

Study TripMon 2nd - Friday 6th October 2017
5 day Intensive10am - 5pm (approximate timings, will include one 'free' afternoon)
Location Dar Seffarine, Fez Medina, Morocco
Course fee£480 (including traditional Moroccan lunches, all site entries and specialist materials, excluding flights and accommodation)
AccommodationThere are a variety of beautiful suites and shared rooms available within the course venue, details on request.
Terms & Conditions We require a 50% deposit of £240 to reserve a place on the study trip. The balance of £240 is payable 4 weeks before departure. We ask for an additional £100 deposit to reserve accommodation. The deposit can be transferred to another course if 8 weeks notice of cancellation is given.
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