Upcoming Events

  • Sofa Cinema | Slumdog Millionaire
    Sun, 23 Aug
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    23 Aug 2020, 19:30
    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
    23 Aug 2020, 19:00
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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, 21 Aug
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    21 Aug 2020, 12:00
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    A creative insight into henna design
  • BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asians Talk: Creativity in Lockdown
    20 Aug 2020, 21:00
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    A special festival edition of the hugely popular BBC Radio Leicester talk show
  • Brown Women Talk: Resilience
    Wed, 19 Aug
    Zoom | tickets required
    19 Aug 2020, 18:30
    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, 18 Aug
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    18 Aug 2020, 09:00
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    A theatrical short film following an ancient tale of Indra
  • How to make a Shadow Puppet
    Tue, 18 Aug
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    18 Aug 2020, 09:00
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    Mr Cleaver shows you how to make your very own shadow puppet
  • Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum: A Guided Tour
    Mon, 17 Aug
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    17 Aug 2020, 18:00
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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, 17 Aug
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    17 Aug 2020, 10:00
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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, 16 Aug
    A sofa near you
    16 Aug 2020, 19:30
    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, 16 Aug
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    16 Aug 2020, 16:00
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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, 16 Aug
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    16 Aug 2020, 14:00
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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, 15 Aug
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    15 Aug 2020, 15:00
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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, 15 Aug
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    15 Aug 2020, 12:00
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    Puja Pandya demonstrates how to tie a saree
  • BBC Radio Leicester’s Young British Asians Talk: Pandemic
    Thu, 13 Aug
    BBC Radio Leicester & BBC Sounds
    13 Aug 2020, 21:00
    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, 13 Aug
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    13 Aug 2020, 12:00
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    Kajal Nisha Patel talks to us about stress and the prevalence of autoimmune disease
  • Brown Women Talk: Community
    Wed, 12 Aug
    Zoom | tickets required
    12 Aug 2020, 18:30
    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, 10 Aug
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    10 Aug 2020, 18:00 – 19:00
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    Wind down and relax on a summer's evening with this unmissable live event hosted by Sitar Music Society