Sampad 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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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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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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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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