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India’s Gateway: Refugee Week Celebration Day

Saturday 24th June 2017

1 – 4pm

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FREE Drop in event. All Welcome

India’s Gateway: Refugee Week Celebration Day

A day of activities marking Refugee Week in Blackburn, around the theme of ” Shared Futures”.

Free, just drop in! All are 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, 19th August 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.

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