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India’s Gateway: Connections Lunchtime Talk

Friday 10th March 2017

12 – 12:45pm

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FREE event, all welcome

India’s Gateway: Connections Lunchtime Talk

Join our Museum Education Officer in your lunch break to learn more about Blackburn’s cotton heritage in this FREE drop in talk, all welcome.

This event is in conjunction with the  India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain exhibition at  Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, which will run from Saturday, 18th February to Saturday, 15th July 2017

India’s Gateway is a temporary exhibition with family friendly activities that traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Featuring photographs by Tim Smith and an installation by Indian film-makers Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham, the exhibition weaves history together with words and images to explore the lives and experiences of Gujarati communities today.

India’s Gateway is organised by Oriental Arts and Tim Smith and is funded by Arts Council England.