Drawing the curtains, the creative industry enters into a reflective period

Ashes to ashes and dust to dust. What remains is the collective stories of the human civilisation. Strange as it may be, these times call for the artists to find their creative corners even as the Coronavirus pandemic threatens to clamp down...

Irish filmmaker’s documentary celebrates Indian women


A documentary chronicling the significance of educating girls in India was privately screened in London’s Soho Hotel ahead of International Women’s Day on 6th March.

Stuck in home! What to read?

As you stew in your room, self-isolating from the world of clubs, pubs and social gatherings with constant negative news around Coronavirus, we bring to you a list of books that might be worth downloading on your Kindle. This might be as good...

BOOK REVIEW: A super spy with a golden heart

Zanib Mian's second book in the series of Planet Omar comes with great mix of humour and easy explanations for Muslim or Asian traditions.

Rifco announces British Asian playwrights for this year’s bespoke artist development programme

Rifco Associates was launched in 2015 to address the lack of opportunity for British Asian artists in the theatre sector. Since then 25 artists have been supported through the programme from a range of artistic practice including writers, lyricists,...

Sampad South Asian Arts and Heritage celebrates 30th anniversary

Sampad South Asian Arts and Heritage, one of the UK’s leading South Asian Arts and Culture organisations, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with the launch of a year-long programme of specially commissioned events, performances and arts partnerships.

Suitable actors for A Suitable Boy

A Suitable Boy is believed to be the first BBC drama without a British actor, although it has been written by Andrew Davies, 82, who is known for his adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, vanity Fair and Bleak House.

Male BBC stars face pay cut

Following accusations on gender bias in regards to remuneration, as reported in last week's Asian Voice, the BBC's highest earning male stars are facing pay cut as the British corporation attempts to handle the controversy about gender discrimination.

'Fagun fest' unites spirit of Bengal with the heart of London

Bengal Heritage Foundation in association with London Sharad Utsav and British Council organised their second year of “Fagun Fest” with an objective of bringing the soul of Bengal to the heart of London. On Saturday, 22ndFebruary, Bengalis from...

Royal Mint pays tribute to Freddie Mercury's 'Queen'

Britain's Royal Mint has issued its first commemorative coin featuring a British rock group, in a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury and the three other band members of Queen. Mercury, born as Farrokh Balsara in Zanzibar was of Parsi origin,...

Brick Lane Circle launches pilot project book, “Knowing One Another”

On Monday 20th April 2015, the Rich Mix in Bethnal Green played host to the Brick Lane Circle, where they launched the book, “Knowing One Another” under their publication and funded by the Big Lottery Fund. There are several authors who have contributed towards the content of the book, looking at diverse cultural attributes and traits, ranging from backgrounds such as Ugandan, Pakistani and Moroccan.

Asian Voice is giving the opportunity for someone to win two tickets for the Gujarati play, “Gujju Bhai Banya Dabang”.

Asian Voice is giving the opportunity for someone to win two tickets for the Gujarati play, “Gujju Bhai Banya Dabang”.

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