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All welcome to opening night of Silk River exhibition 2nd March

On February 21, 2018, Posted by , With No Comments

Everyone is invited to the opening night of this new exhibition on 2nd March 6-8pm where there will be a screening of Silk River films by Steve Shaw and Mandakini Menon.

Silk River Project Report

On February 16, 2018, Posted by , With Comments Off on Silk River Project Report

Silk River has been an epic undertaking and we’re looking forward to the many legacy projects that are beginning to take shape.  Here is the end of project report, which contains an outline of some of the exciting things that happened and the impact of the project. 

Southend-on-Sea Exhibition of Scrolls

On February 13, 2018, Posted by , By , , With Comments Off on Southend-on-Sea Exhibition of Scrolls

Having journeyed down the Thames and Hooghly rivers, the beautiful hand painted Silk River scrolls will now be exhibited at the Beecroft Gallery in Southend-on-Sea 2-31 March 2018. 

New film by Mandakini Menon

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We’re delighted that Mandakini Menon has completed the edit of her new film covering Silk River in India.  See it in full here

Bath Echo

On January 23, 2018, Posted by , With Comments Off on Bath Echo

Bath Spa University celebrates end of Silk River programme of cultural exchange.

A living bridge between two countries

On December 20, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on A living bridge between two countries

“A living bridge between two countries” – artists from West Bengal and Thames have taken part “in one of the most important projects of the Year of UK/India Culture.”

Exhibition at Victoria Memorial Hall

On December 19, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Exhibition at Victoria Memorial Hall

Open now from the 19th to 31st December, all 20 of the Silk River scrolls will be on display in the spectacular Central Hall at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.

Closing Speech from Ali Pretty

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Ali Pretty delivered the following address at the Silk River Closing Ceremony at Victoria Hall Memorial on Sat 16th Dec

Thank you!

On December 17, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Thank you!

Ruchira Das delivered the Vote of Thanks at the Silk River Closing Ceremony on Sat 16th Dec. Here is the transcript for all those not able to be present.

Silk River – Final Day – Final Thoughts

On December 16, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Silk River – Final Day – Final Thoughts

After four weeks of travel and years of planning, the Silk River has reached the end of its journey with the closing ceremony today at Kolkata’s Victoria Memorial.