News

26 July 2016

Community volunteers needed!

Sampad is looking for volunteers to carry out research to inform school resources connected to our Words of Peace project.

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08 July 2016

Maker Monday Commissioning Programme – Open Call

The Maker Monday Commissioning Programme will support the development creative projects that fuse arts with digital technology.

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08 July 2016

Applications are open for BBC Young Dancer 2017!

Following the success of the first ever BBC Young Dancer competition last year, the BBC is now inviting young dancers to submit entries in four categories: Ballet, Contemporary, South Asian Dance and Street Dance.

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07 July 2016

Young people in Birmingham to unveil modern-day ‘Pledges for Peace’

Young people across Birmingham have been exploring some of the influential peace campaigns that were active in the city during and after World War 1 as part of a new project by Sampad.

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04 July 2016

Biggest Indian Film Festival in Europe returns to Birmingham for second year

Challenging stereotypes of India and South Asia, and wrestling with thorny issues the 7th Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival returns to Birmingham this summer (15-24 July 2016) bringing with it a series of high profile actors and directors.

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21 June 2016

Kuchipudi dance classes in Birmingham and Leicester

Leading Kuchipudi exponent Chitra Suresh is now offering dance classes in Birmingham and Leicester.

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10 June 2016

Lakshmi Holmstrom MBE

Sampad was saddened to hear of the passing of our long-time friend and collaborator Lakshmi Holmström MBE. Lakshmi was an Indian-born British writer and literary critic, and one of the greatest translators of Tamil fiction into English.

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26 May 2016

Nahid Siddiqui and Sonia Sabri recognised at Eastern Eye Arts, Culture & Theatre Awards.

Two of the finest talents in our region were recognised at the Eastern Eye Arts, Culture & Theatre Awards recently.

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10 May 2016

Navadisha 2016 set to steer British Asian dance in new directions.

The UK will host a high-profile summit dedicated to British Asian dance later this May, as one of the largest gatherings of artists, organisations, pundits, policymakers, funders and fans of dance from around the world gather under one roof for Navadisha 2016.

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27 April 2016

Anjali Dance Company looking for freelance dance artists

Anjali Dance Company (Oxfordshire), one of the UK’s leading dance companies for people with learning disabilities is looking to expand its team of Freelance Dance Artists as the company moves into an exciting phase of development.

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30 March 2016

Bharatanatyam classes in Coventry by Lakshmi Srinivasan

Experienced Indian classical dancer Lakshmi Srinivasan is now offering Bharatanatyam classes for beginners in Coventry.

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14 March 2016

Newly-formed Culture Central announces the appointment of its first Director

The new cultural development agency for Birmingham has confirmed the appointment of its first Director, Gary Topp.

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24 February 2016

Local communities create a people’s history of Birmingham’s Stratford Road

Around 25,000 Birmingham residents took part in Sampad’s major community heritage project, My Route which explored the changing history of Stratford Road, one of the city’s busiest and best-known thoroughfares.

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11 February 2016

Young people in Birmingham to inspire new generations to give peace a chance

Sampad is uniting young people across the city to research and explore some of the peace campaigns that were active in the city, both during and after the Great War.

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11 January 2016

Recruiting now: Director for Culture Central

The new cultural development agency for Birmingham is seeking an inspiring, dynamic Director.

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04 January 2016

Join Navadisha 2016: a major international South Asian dance conference

Produced by New Dimensions Arts Management in partnership with Sampad, Navadisha 2016 is a trailblazing conference that seeks to stimulate, steer and secure the future of South Asian Dance as part of UK’s ever growing dance landscape.

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12 December 2015

Sampad launches a new campaign to support budding artists

Find out about Sampad’s new campaign launchPAD which will be supporting new generations of aspiring artists who want to involve digital technology in their work.

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