9th May 2024

Sampad’s May Newsletter

What’s On

THIS WEEKEND: Midday Mantra: Song and Spoken Word
11 May

Sahana Bajpaie, Samantak Sinha, Nafeesa Hamid

Join us for a soulful celebration of South Asian song and spoken word at our upcoming Midday Mantra, perfectly timed just four days after Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday. Hosted in collaboration with B:Music, this relaxed afternoon promises a delightful blend of poetry, readings and music.

Our featured artists include the enchanting Sahana Bajpaie, renowned for her mesmerising vocals, and the talented Samantak Sinha, who will grace us with song-stories from Bengal, accompanied by his captivating guitar melodies. Additionally, we are thrilled to welcome spoken word artist Nafeesa Hamid, whose poignant poems will stir the soul and ignite the imagination.

Secure your spot now and be part of this unforgettable experience!

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COMING IN JUNE: Stratford Road Walking Tours
Various Dates Across The Summer

Walking Tour

Recommended by 100% of travellers on Tripadvisor, discover the vibrant history of Birmingham’s Stratford Road on our 2024 walking tour! From its origins as ‘the gateway of Birmingham’ to its multicultural present, journey through time with our friendly guides. Explore a temple-turned-cinema, savour global flavors, and meet the lively characters shaping the area. Starting at The Bordesley Centre, stroll past aromatic bakeries and bustling markets. 

Limited to 10 people per tour, get your tickets now to secure a spot.

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12 – 16 August

Join us for a Summer School like no other, perfect for anyone who’s ever wanted to save the day!

Do you have what it takes to be an undercover superhero?

Are you ready for a fun week of creative storytelling, taking part in a range of arts activities to train, plan and ultimately foil the dastardly plot?

If so and you are aged between 7- 12 years old, we invite your adults to book you onto our Summer School, led by the amazing Sampad Learning Team with some special guests!

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Asian Spring 2024 drew a crowd of more than 500 people, featuring a spectacular showcase of over 100 dancers. To capture a glimpse of the electrifying atmosphere, we recorded this snapshot for you.

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We spoke to one of the winners of the Sampad Digital Bursary to find out what she’s been doing with the bursary. Read about this opportunity for an artist to use digital technology in producing work.

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This post looks at the highlights of the past few months for Sampad Associate Schools, showcasing our commitment to creativity, collaboration, and community engagement. 

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