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Silk Unravelled Symposium 22nd Nov

On November 15, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Silk Unravelled Symposium 22nd Nov

We’re delighted that Steve Shaw’s Silk River film is being shown as part of Silk Unravelled Symposium on 22nd Nov, in London.

Silk River India Walk – Artists Weekend 8-10th Dec

On November 15, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Silk River India Walk – Artists Weekend 8-10th Dec

Join us for an an immersive weekend experience soaking in the heritage and the magic of the Hooghly River, as the Silk River scrolls whisper their stories and secrets!
Indian artists are invited to this exchange with 15 visiting artists from the UK.

Kew Exhibition Photos

On October 26, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Kew Exhibition Photos

What a fantastic exhibition it has been at Kew Gardens this week. It ends on Fri 27th Oct, and it’s really worth a visit.

Tower Hamlets presents Silk River Forever 16th Nov

On October 25, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Tower Hamlets presents Silk River Forever 16th Nov

Thursday 16 November 2017 5.30pm – 8.30pm. ‘A’ Team Arts presents Silk River Forever Hoorah!
Silk River Forever Hoorah! is adapted for the stage and devised as part of the Silk River performance walk by the House of Talent youth. This production follows the changing migration, trade and social landscape of Tower Hamlets through song, drama, spoken word and declamatory storytelling.

Kew Exhibition

On October 18, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Kew Exhibition

The Silk River Scrolls feature in their very own exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 22-27th Oct.

Diwali in Trafalagar Square

On October 16, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Diwali in Trafalagar Square

What a wonderful day at Diwali in Trafalgar Square! Huge thanks to all the scroll carriers who represented their areas from Kew to Southend and to Jane Ford for choreographing the procession.

Silk River Scrolls to open Trafalgar Sq Diwali

On October 2, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Silk River Scrolls to open Trafalgar Sq Diwali

We’re delighted to announce that the Silk River Scrolls have been invited to open the Diwali celebration in Trafalgar Square.

Thank you!

On September 27, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Thank you!

All ten of the Silk River UK walks are now complete! What an amazing journey – 138 miles by boot and by boat from Kew all the way to Southend on Sea. We would like to extend a heart felt thank you to all the partners, performers, artists, walk leaders, link walkers, schools, teachers, boat owners and participants who made it such an outstanding success.

Day Ten: Warning: This Kind of Thing Could be Addictive

On September 24, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Day Ten: Warning: This Kind of Thing Could be Addictive

Dawn on the last day of our journey and I’m staring out the window into a tarnished silver mirror that is the Thames estuary. It is a perfect day for a walk..

Day Nine: We Cross the Border into Picturesque

On September 23, 2017, Posted by , With Comments Off on Day Nine: We Cross the Border into Picturesque

It has taken a week of walking from Greenwich to reach a place that knows for sure that it is picturesque.