Upcoming Events

  • Sofa Cinema | Slumdog Millionaire
    Sun, Aug 23
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    Aug 23, 2020, 7:30 PM
    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!
  • Between Power & Freedom: Spiritual Fascism in the age of Populism
    Sun, Aug 23
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    Aug 23, 2020, 7:00 PM
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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?
  • Create your own Henna design
    Fri, Aug 21
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    Aug 21, 2020, 12:00 PM
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    A creative insight into henna design
  • BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asians Talk: Creativity in Lockdown
    Thu, Aug 20
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    Aug 20, 2020, 9:00 PM
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show
  • Brown Women Talk: Resilience
    Wed, Aug 19
    Zoom | tickets required
    Aug 19, 2020, 6:30 PM
    Zoom | tickets required
    In this roundtable event, two special guests will join South Asian Sisters Speak (SASS) and TWO-BROWNGIRLS to discuss the topic of resilience
  • Indra and the Amrit
    Tue, Aug 18
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    Aug 18, 2020, 9:00 AM
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    A theatrical short film following an ancient tale of Indra
  • How to make a Shadow Puppet
    Tue, Aug 18
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    Aug 18, 2020, 9:00 AM
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    Mr Cleaver shows you how to make your very own shadow puppet
  • Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum: A Guided Tour
    Mon, Aug 17
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    Aug 17, 2020, 6:00 PM
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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
  • The Homecrowd
    Mon, Aug 17
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    Aug 17, 2020, 10:00 AM
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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)
  • Sofa Cinema | Bend it Like Beckham
    Sun, Aug 16
    A sofa near you
    Aug 16, 2020, 7:30 PM
    A sofa near you
    We’ve reserved front row seats for you in the first of our Sofa Cinema experiences
  • Cooking with Chutney Ivy
    Sun, Aug 16
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    Aug 16, 2020, 4:00 PM
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    Cook your very own Aloo Gobi (potato and cauliflower curry) before our Sofa Cinema screening of ‘Bend it Like Beckham’
  • Leicester Riders In Conversation: Jamell Anderson
    Sun, Aug 16
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    Aug 16, 2020, 2:00 PM
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    Join Leicester Rider’s Jamell Anderson ‘In Conversation’ as we explore diversity and representation in sport
  • An Interview with Nish Kumar
    Sat, Aug 15
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    Aug 15, 2020, 3:00 PM
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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
  • Saree Tying
    Sat, Aug 15
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    Aug 15, 2020, 12:00 PM
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    Puja Pandya demonstrates how to tie a saree
  • BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asians Talk: Pandemic
    Thu, Aug 13
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    Aug 13, 2020, 9:00 PM
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show
  • Overcoming Stress and Anxiety: The Ayurvedic approach
    Thu, Aug 13
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    Aug 13, 2020, 12:00 PM
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    Kajal Nisha Patel talks to us about stress and the prevalence of autoimmune disease
  • Brown Women Talk: Community
    Wed, Aug 12
    Zoom | tickets required
    Aug 12, 2020, 6:30 PM
    Zoom | tickets required
    In this roundtable event, two special guests will join South Asian Sisters Speak (SASS) and TWO-BROWNGIRLS to discuss the topic of Community
  • Ragas and Rhythms: ft. Roopa Panesar and Upneet Singh
    Mon, Aug 10
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    Aug 10, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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    Wind down and relax on a summer's evening with this unmissable live event hosted by Sitar Music Society
  • Indian Classical Music: a Listener's Guide
    Mon, Aug 10
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    Aug 10, 2020, 5:00 PM – Aug 23, 2020, 9:00 PM
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    Explore and understand Indian Classical Music with this brand new podcast
  • TEN for TEN: Performance Showcases
    Mon, Aug 10
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    Aug 10, 2020, 9:00 AM – Aug 23, 2020, 9:00 AM
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    Short musical and dace performances streamed & shared throughout the festival
  • Indian Classical Music: a Listener's Guide
    Mon, Aug 10
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    Aug 10, 2020, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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    Explore and understand Indian Classical Music with this brand new podcast
  • 400 Years: Britain & India
    Thu, Jul 30
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    Jul 30, 2020, 1:42 PM – Aug 23, 2020, 11:00 PM
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    A web series exploring the 400 year old relationship between Great Britain and India
  • AIS Activity Pack
    Thu, Jul 30
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    Jul 30, 2020, 9:00 AM – Aug 10, 2020, 11:00 PM
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    A new downloadable activity book with something creative for you and the family
  • 400 Years: Britain & India
    Mon, Jul 20
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    Jul 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – Jul 30, 2020, 1:00 PM
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    A web series exploring the 400 year old relationship between Great Britain and India
  • AIS OPEN: Now That We Are Free?
    Mon, Jul 13
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    Jul 13, 2020, 9:00 AM – Aug 23, 2020, 11:30 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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