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Sigh of the Musaafir

23 March 2019

Sigh of the Musaafir

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

The Indus Valley, one of the 'cradles of civilisations', has witnessed the biggest mass migrations in human history leading to the 'Partition' in 1947, the creation of Bangladesh in 1971 and post-war... find out more

Bangladesh to Birmingham

24 March 2019

Bangladesh to Birmingham

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

An immersive three-course dining experience, capturing the sights, sounds, smells and flavours of Bangladesh. Created by Mohammed Ali (artist and curator of Knights of the Raj) and Chef Munayam... find out more

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Lakeer (12A)

24 March 2019

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Lakeer (12A)

mac Arts Centre

Salaam Film Festival present the Premiere of the UK-Pakistani film Lakeer, a compelling and tearjerker epic love story set during the Partition. A love struck young couple build their hopes and... find out more

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Saving Face + A Girl In The River (15)

27 March 2019

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Saving Face + A Girl In The River (15)

mac Arts Centre

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a Pakistani film-maker, journalist and activist known for her work in highlighting inequality with women. Winner of numerous awards, Sharmeen was honoured with the... find out more

Lok Virsa Festival

30 March 2019

Lok Virsa Festival

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sonia Sabri Company presents Lok Virsa, a one-day arts festival or ‘mela’ of free arts activities and pop-up performances for all the family. Lok Virsa means ‘heritage of the people’ and for the... find out more

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Josh + Q&A (12A)

30 March 2019

Salaam Pakistan Film Festival: Josh + Q&A (12A)

mac Arts Centre

Pakistani Director Iram Parveen Bilal flies in especially from Los Angeles to present her thought-provoking drama, about an upper class school teacher who, after her nanny strangely disappears, goes... find out more

Pohela Boishakh 2019 (Bangla New Year)

14 April 2019

Pohela Boishakh 2019 (Bangla New Year)

Town Hall Birmingham

Join members of Birmingham’s Bangladeshi community in a colourful celebration of Pohela Boishakh, the Bangla New Year. There will be traditional food, music and fun for everyone in this family... find out more

Waterways Popup Exhibition Event

30 April 2019

Waterways Popup Exhibition Event

Aspire & Succeed, Lozells

Legacy WM presents a popup photo exhibition and auction, where Aftab Rahman will showcase a selection of photographs of his recent visit to Bangladesh, which was funded by the Transforming Narratives... find out more

Music In Dialogue 30 June

30 June 2019

Music In Dialogue 30 June

CBSO Centre

Music in Dialogue is a ground-breaking musical collaboration, linking classical musicians from the UK with those from Bangladesh and Pakistan. This is a guest performance with Gul Muhammad... find out more

Music In Dialogue 3 July

3 July 2019

Music In Dialogue 3 July

The Barber Institute

Neel Kamrul - Bamboo Flute  Gul Muhammad - Sarangi  Turab Ali Hashmi - Sitar Shigeko Hata - Voice Ahsan Bari - Voice Ondřej Adámek - Conductor   Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928–2007) Michaels... find out more

25 - 26 September 2019

Artistic Open-Call Briefings

Transforming Narratives is a ground-breaking project to establish Birmingham as a global centre for contemporary arts from Pakistan and Bangladesh. The project brings together artists and cultural... find out more