CURRENT EVENTS
AIS OPEN: Now That We Are Free?
Mon, Jul 13
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Jul 13, 9:00 AM – Jul 26, 11:59 PM
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This inaugural AIS OPEN visual art exhibition helps to mark the 10th edition of An Indian Summer, which began in 2011.
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400 Years: Britain & India
Mon, Jul 20
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Jul 20, 9:00 AM
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A web series exploring the 400 year old relationship between Great Britain and India
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AIS Activity Book
Thu, Jul 30
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Jul 30, 9:00 AM – Aug 10, 11:00 PM
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A new downloadable activity book with something creative for you and the family
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TEN for TEN: Performance Showcases
Mon, Aug 10
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Aug 10, 9:00 AM – Aug 23, 9:00 AM
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Short musical and dace performances streamed & shared throughout the festival
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Indian Classical Music: a Listener's Guide
Mon, Aug 10
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Aug 10, 9:00 AM
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Explore and understand Indian Classical Music with this brand new podcast
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Sofa Cinema | Slumdog Millionaire
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A sofa near you
Time is TBD
A sofa near you
We’ve reserved front row seats for you in the first of our Sofa Cinema experiences. We pick the film, and you get the popcorn!
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Between Power & Freedom: Spiritual Fascism in the age of Populism
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Photographer and social documentary maker Sohrab Hura is joined by the artist Sajan Mani to explore if and how India has embraced the Far Right?
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BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asian's Talk: Creativity in Lockdown
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A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show
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Brown Women Talk: Community
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Time is TBD
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In this roundtable event, two special guests will join South Asian Sisters Speak (SASS) and TWO-BROWNGIRLS to discuss the topic of Community
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Create your own Henna design
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A creative insight into henna design
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How to make a Shadow Puppet
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Mr Cleaver shows you how to make your very own shadow puppet
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Indra and the Amrit
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A theatrical short film following an ancient tale of Indra
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Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum: A Guided Tour
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Using a digital touchscreen and a Virtual Reality setup, Gurinder Mann and Taran Singh take you on a journey through a range of cultural objects
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Sofa Cinema | Bend it Like Beckham
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Time is TBD
A sofa near you
We’ve reserved front row seats for you in the first of our Sofa Cinema experiences
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Cooking with Chutney Ivy
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Cook your very own Aloo Gobi (potato and cauliflower curry) before our Sofa Cinema screening of ‘Bend it Like Beckham’
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An Interview with Nish Kumar
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Presented by Leicester Comedy Festival and An Indian Summer, this comedy conversation is the latest in series of conversations with celebrated British comedians
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Leicester Riders In Conversation: Jamell Anderson
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Join Leicester Rider’s Jamell Anderson ‘In Conversation’ as we explore diversity and representation in sport
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Saree Tying
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Puja Pandya demonstrates how to tie a saree
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BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asian's Talk: Pandemic
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Time is TBD
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A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show
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Brown Women Talk: Resilience
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In this roundtable event, two special guests will join South Asian Sisters Speak (SASS) and TWO-BROWNGIRLS to discuss the topic of resilience
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Overcoming Stress and Anxiety: The Ayurvedic approach
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Kajal Nisha Patel talks to us about stress and the prevalence of autoimmune disease
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Ragas and Rhythms LIVE: ft. Roopa Panesar and Upneet Singh
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Wind down and relax on a summer's evening with this unmissable live event hosted by Sitar Music Society
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The Homecrowd
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AIS 2020 releases a new track! An international collaboration between Sitar Music Society (UK) and the award winning Bandish Projekt (India)
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ABOUT AN INDIAN SUMMER

An Indian Summer has been developing new audiences for South Asian art since its inception in 2011 and has become adept at engaging hard-to-reach communities. We are constantly innovating and pushing the envelope on what a large-scale event should be. 

An Indian Summer is one of Leicester’s largest festivals, continuously exceeding expectations, locally, nationally and increasingly, internationally. Over the last ten years, it has grown from a one-day festival to a national extravaganza, offering a wide variety of arts engagement opportunities to a range of audiences of various backgrounds and ages.

Events are currently being rescheduled due to #LeicesterLockdown restrictions

 

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