The cultural afternoon which included an organ recital of classical music played by Carl Bahoshy and accompanied by a slide show about the Iraqi refugees was very successful.

More than 200 people attended the musical event which was followed by home-made Iraqi lunch.  

You are invited to attend the concert held in support of Iraqi Christians in need and St Matthew's Music Fund at St Matthew's Church in Surbiton.  


John Stratford, tenor

Michael Bevan, piano

To include arias by Puccini, Verdi and Donizetti, Neapolitan songs, piano music by Debussy, Ravel, Chopin and others.

Venue:  St Matthew's Church,

              St Matthew's Avenue, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 6JQ

Date:    Saturday 27th June 2015

Time:   7.30pm




Sunday 28th June 2015, 3-5pm


Cake, Strawberry, Champagne & Middle Eastern Snacks

Wine and non-alcoholic beverages available


Organised by Pam and John Haywood


In Aid Of


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A Cultural Afternoon in Aid of ICIN

April 15, 2015 at 23:39

In support of  some 150,000 refugees in Northern Iraq you are invited to attend a cultural afternoon which will include an Organ Recital of classical music played by Carl Bahoshy and accompanied by a slide show about the refugees, bombed churches and the current needs. 

The event will be followed by a traditional Iraqi lunch.

Venue:  Holy Cross & St. Francis Catholic Church 
            Walmley, Sutton Coldfield B76 2RS
Date:    Saturday 20th June 2015
Time:   Recital: 12:00pm  
            Lunch: 1:00pm in the Church Hall
Admission:  FREE with Retiring Collection

All Are Welcome

Piano & Organ Recital Series

March 9, 2015 at 09:00

ICIN is pleased to announce that Carl Bahoshy will be giving Organ and Piano recitals at various venues over the coming months. Unless otherwise stated, 100% of the proceeds of ticket sales and funds raised will be donated to ICIN.

ICIN gratefully acknowledges Carl's contribution to its various causes and will be regularly updating this website with the schedule below for news of upcoming concerts. Your support is, as always, kindly requested, and your attendance at any of these events much appreciated.


ICIN's 8th Anniversary Celebration

March 8, 2015 at 12:00

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                           You are cordially invited to join ICIN for      

                   Three Course Dinner & Dance at Hilton Olympia

                                     on Saturday 30th May 2015

                       Reception at 6:30pm and Dinner at 7:00pm


          After dinner, the programme will include

  •  Flamenco show  (Escuela Sevillance ) Artistic Director :Sam Quay;          
  •  Oldies music with professional  DJ  Jack the Lad;
  • Luxury Items Auction;
  • Raffle
  • Arabic music with  DJ Rana

         Carriages at 11:30pm





Carl Bahoshy’s Music for ICIN Goes North

January 11, 2015 at 16:45

Carl Bahoshy’s  series of piano and organ recitals for ICIN took him to St Andrews’ Parish Church in Newcastle right after Boxing Day! St-Andrews-Fr-Corbett.jpg

A report on the event can be found on the Hexam & Newcastle website.  

We are saddened by the passing of Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo). Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

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A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 6th  of January at 11:30am for

Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo) (1927-2014)

The Holy Family Church, the Presbytery, Vale Lane, Acton West, London W3 0DY

The burial will be at 13:00pm

Gunnersbury Cemetery, (known as Kensington Cemetery),

143 Gunnersbury Avenue, London W3 8LE

Condolences reception will be held at:

Jumeirah Carlton Tower, 1 Cadogan Place, London SW1X 9PY

From 5:00pm to 8:00pm


At the family's request there is a facility below to donate to ICIN in memory of Mrs Hilda Naamo (Abbo).

Mosul Crisis - Need for Medicine

December 2, 2014 at 22:12

update-icon.PNGICIN has received a request to help with providing medicine for the sick refugees in the Erbil province.

Bishop Audo of Aleppo to visit the UK

November 23, 2014 at 17:08

ICIN’s trustees are scheduled to meet with Bishop Audo, the Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo –Syria,  on his next visit to the UK later this month. The council is keen to be briefed on the situation in Syria and particularly on ICIN's Widows Programme in Damascus which His Grace has been supervising for a few years now. 

Bishop Audo will be celebrating mass on the the 30th of November at: 

The Holy Family Catholic Church,

Vale Lane,

Acton, London W3 0DY