Reading on 20 Dec. 2017 at the British Library

On 20 Dec. 2017 during the WORKSHOP AND EXHIBITION events at the

British Library Knowledge Centre – London NW1 2DB

11am – 5pm (All activities are free)

the SOAS Sylheti Project will present with Faruk Miah a reading of one of his stories (14:50 in the Theatre Room)

Come and meet us at our exhibition stall in the Foyer 1st floor from 11am!

See other programme details below:

Foyer entry – Ground floor

  • Sign in and welcome
  • Surma centre decor
  • Exhibition Argyle School
  • British Library pop-up Bengali Film posters
  • Photo exhibition – Aimee Taylor – Kings Cross Story Palace

Foyer 1st floor – exhibition stalls

  • Surma Centre
  • Hopscotch Women’s Centre
  • LB Camden Housing
  • LB Camden Fire Safety
  • LB Camden Camden Plan
  • Poetry workshop and book stall
  • Bangladeshi food and snacks, coffee + tea and soft Drinks
  • Plasma screen – Argyle School Artwork

Dickens Room

  • British Library presentation – Project Curator for Two Centuries of Indian Print, Layli Uddin, will give a presentation on South Asia which will include two centuries of Indian print

Theatre Room

  • Welcome by Councillor Hai, Roly Keating, Chief Executive of the British Library and High Commissioner of Bangladesh His Excellency Mr. Md Nazmul Quaunine, Andrew Dsmal
  • Film Screening of Camden documentary
  • Mix It – Surma Centre Dance
  • Poetic Voices
  • Boy Who Cried Tiger – SOAS Sylheti Project presentation and story reading
  • Bangla Shur music

Note: Formal Programme of Entertainment and Speakers will begin at 13.30pm and end by 4pm

Bronte Room

  • The Art of Henna – Have a go
  • Henna
  • Face Painting
  • Art Wall – ‘We Love Our Culture’

Eliot Room

  • World-wide snacks – making and tasting
  • Spices and their meaning – in associated with Wellcome Collection
  • Weaving – Have a go

Chaucer Room – Exchange room

  • South Asian Board Games – Breaking Barriers
  • Hello Tree – ‘We speak many languages’
  • Take my Photo
  • Bollywood and traditional dance workshops
  • Sari workshop and display