Exhibition to showcase Britain's 400 year-old-royal love affair with India

The Queen's Gallery in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh will showcase artworks from the Royal Library at Windsor, manuscripts and painted frontispiece from a Hindi translation of a book about Queen Victoria's travel in Scotland and Ireland....

British Museum buys traditional Indian painting to stop from being sold overseas

British Museum has bought a masterpiece 'The Trumpeters' by one of India's greatest painters, Nainsukh of Guler, saved from export after being purchased. Described as a work "unparalleled in North Indian art" - had its licence for export blocked...

Cookie and her 'fictional' young world

Konnie Huq left Blue Peter a decade ago. But her new book character, 9 year-old Cookie shows how she is still a part of the children's world! First of a series of three books, 'Cookie And The Most Annoying Boy In The World', centres around adventures...

First ever book on lassis launched in the UK

Radha Bhatia, author and Chairperson, Bird Group, on Thursday launched “Lassis of India – Smoothies with a Twist” in London. The interactive evening was held at Nehru Centre, London and featured a delightful Lassi tasting session and a panel...

A Doll’s House: Legacy portraying the Empire’s women

A famously intelligent playwright Tanika Gupta MBE, a recipient of our Asian Achievers Awards, has written over 20 stage plays that have been produced in major theatres across the UK. Her recent play 'A Doll's House' has been recreated in adaptation...

Rabiah Hussain to receive £10,000 from the Royal Court Theatre

Rabiah Hussain is one of the three writers who has received a fellowship worth £10,000 by the Royal Court Theatre and Kudos. Other winners included Lettie Precious and Ross Willis. This is the first year that the fellowships, which support three...

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.

'Music teaches you resilience in an ever-changing world'

Many of you may remember Pallab Sarker from his days helping Labour cabinet ministers like Tony McNulty connect with the community, before starting his successful PR firm Apollo Strategic Communications. From Walthamstow, East London, Sarker...

Connecting communities through world music

This year's theme for the popular World Music Conference (WMC) is Music, Mental Health & Well-being, focusing on how music can positively impact on our health and well-being.

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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