We are so excited to be joining the Islamic Society of Britain for an online family Eid At Home celebration this Sunday 2pm-4pm! We’ll be celebrating Eid with story and song – and giving away some copies of our book,
Looking forward to exhibiting at the Islamic Education Expo on Saturday 21st Sep at Birmingham Central Mosque – let us know if you are coming! Birmingham Central Mosque, 180 Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham B12 0XS Saturday 21st Sep 10am – 4pm,
Join us for a free storytelling workshop exploring Laylatul Qadr and Eid with songs and stories using The 99 Names of God. Books will be available to buy and you can get them personally signed by the author! Burton Upon
We’re squeezing in another “Ready for Ramadan” workshop in Manchester hosted by The Lote Tree! Join us for this free workshop exploring Ramadan with songs and stories using The 99 Names of God. Books will be available to buy and
Many thanks to Little Buds Nurture Group for organising another “Ready for Ramadan” workshop in Birmingham! Join us for this free workshop exploring Ramadan with songs and stories using The 99 Names of God. Books will be available to buy
Huge thanks to Clements Gate for helping put together this very short notice storytelling workshop over Easter weekend! Join us for this free workshop exploring Ramadan with songs and stories using The 99 Names of God. Books will be available
PRESS RELEASE Feb 25, 2019 Uroboros: The Circle of Time – Launch of soulful science-fiction novel portraying ecological rebirth and integration Chickpea Press is launching their first young adult science-fiction novel, a visionary tale of hope, balance, and renewal. Speaking
Chickpea Press invites you to celebrate the publication of Uroboros: The Circle of Time, a visionary science-fiction tale of hope, balance, and renewal. Struggling to survive in a world ravaged by pollution, a teenage girl begins to experience visions of
Join us for a free workshop exploring the Abrahamic faiths with songs, story, and colouring activities! All ages welcome. Saturday 23rd June, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Kendal Library Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4PY Supporting Kendal Unity Festival.
Join Shaikha Camille Adams Helminski and Daniel Thomas Dyer for a Ramadan Ecourse on the Ninety-Nine Names of God. Based on material from Camille’s book, Ninety-Names of the Beloved, and Daniel’s book The 99 Names of God: An Illustrated Guide
Chickpea Press is proud to be supporting MFest, the UK’s first Muslim festival of cultures and ideas. As a community partner, we can offer attendees a 20% discount on ticket prices! Get booking now – there are some great events
Daniel on teaching our children a holistic Islam, from New Horizons British Islam Conference earlier this year:
We’re pleased to be part of the MBRN conference on Exploring Contemporary Muslim Art, Culture and Heritage in Britain. We’ll be reflecting on how art and creativity is an integral part of the Islamic heritage and future. Join us!
We’re excited to be part of the On-Paper Festival doing storytelling workshops on The 99 Names of God. Hosted by Apna Rossendale. Tuesday 15 Aug, 2pm Haslingden Library, Deardengate, BB4 5QL Haslingden Saturday 19 Aug, 2:30pm Rawtenstall Library, Haslingden Road,
We’re looking forward to the Willowbrook Arts and Music Festival on Saturday July 29th from 9am until 10pm, bringing together nature, arts, crafts, music, sports, dancing and more! We will have a stall for our books so do come along and say hi!
Join us for a storytelling workshop on the 99 Names of God. Author and illustrator, Daniel Thomas Dyer, will explore some of the Names of God using song, stories and interactive reflections. Daniel will also be signing copies of his book after the workshop. Register your attendance now…
Daniel Thomas Dyer discusses Sufism as a framework for providing a more holistic education for our children today. Using his recently published illustrated family guide to the Islamic 99 Names of God, Daniel explores how critical thinking, creative imagination, meditation, and spiritual practice can be combined to deliver a more balanced, heart-based experience of ourselves and our world.
Using the recently published book, The 99 Names of God, author and illustrator, Daniel Thomas Dyer, will explore some of the Names using song, stories and interactive reflections. Book your tickets!
We’re excited to be part of London Muslim Lifestyle Show at Olympia exhibition centre over Easter weekend. Come say hello to the author and illustrator of The 99 Names of God, Daniel Thomas Dyer, on stand 81. Get your tickets…
We’ll be exhibiting at London Book Fair on March 14-16 with our distributor, Central Books. Contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting or just come over and say hi on stand 4F40!
We’re excited to be presenting at The British Islam Conference this year, organised by New Horizons. We’ll be using our new book, The 99 Names of God, to talk about how we can teach our children a more holistic approach to Islam by highlighting Islam’s rich treasury of female voices, fostering a sense of God’s immanence as well as transcendence, promoting an appreciation of other faiths, and nurturing ecological as well as social awareness. Let us know if you are coming – and book your tickets now…
We’ll be exhibiting at the Inspirational Quotes Art Exhibition on Saturday Feb 18. Organised by Human Relief Foundation, it’s jam packed day with arts and crafts, food, and live performances. Join us from 12-5pm at Sheridan Suite, Manchester.
PRESS RELEASE Jan 16, 2017
Chickpea Press is launching a pioneering new children’s educational resource to promote progressive teachings about Islam and Islamic heritage.
Chickpea Press invites you to celebrate the publication of The 99 Names of God, a unique and engaging illustrated guide for young and old on the Divine Attributes found within Islam.
Daniel will be speaking at this unique event next month, honouring the sacred feminine. He will be showcasing material from The 99 Names of God, sharing his experience of working with the Divine Names of Beauty and Majesty, and his exploration of the teachings of female saints and mystics…
We’re delighted to be presenting another storytelling session at the Bradford Literature Festival this year! With over 200 events featuring world renowned speakers, artists and authors, Bradford is the place to be from the 20th to the 29th of May! See details about our event below and others that we are proud to be supporting. Let us know if you are coming – don’t forget to book your tickets and share with your family and friends…
We have had a very busy December so far here at Chickpea Press. At the beginning of the month we visited Aisha Gray Henry of Fons Vitae over in Louisville, Kentucky. Fons Vitae are publishing an Islamic curriculum for children based around the works of Al-Ghazali. This important work introduces children to the beauty of genuine Islam, with a focus on attending to the inner aspect of the heart, on compassion, tolerance and spiritual insight. Check out their Launchgood page and become a part of this amazing project…
It’s Inter Faith Week from Nov 15-21 and we’ve got an exciting programme ahead…
We had a wonderful time at the Bradford Literature Festival. The storytelling sessions were kicked off by Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, author of The Barefoot Book of Jewish Tales, a beautiful book that captivated us all (we’ll be hearing more from her soon we hope!). Then we presented stories and songs from Sufi Tales. We had an excellent, engaged audience with children and parents joining in the singing…
We are proud to be supporting the Bradford Literature Festival, taking place from the 15th to the 24th of May. The festival will be celebrating the written and spoken word and showcasing the intimate relationship between words and art forms such as film, theatre and music, set against the city’s distinctive backdrop. With over 150 events featuring world renowned speakers, artists and authors…
We are so excited to be attending Rumi’s Circle event this Saturday with Mahmoud Mostafa who will be speaking about The Spiritual Practice of Rumi! We will be showcasing sample pages from The 99 Names of Allah and answering questions. Join us for wonderful reflections and company – your evening is still free for romantic plans!