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GemArts Masala Festival: Art Diamonds - Chai & Chat Paper Cup Making

Monday 18th July 2022

GemArts Masala Festival: Art Diamonds - Chai & Chat Paper Cup Making

Tea cups are a reminder of community places where people meet up and socialise, of home and a warm welcome across the world.

GemArts Masala Festival: Momentum

Tuesday 19th July 2022

GemArts Masala Festival: Momentum

Contemporary South Asian film shorts about facets of identity: inherent nature, physicality, values and purpose. How we are shaped by what we say, how we look and what we do? Films include ‘The Misfits’ by Varun Chopra, ‘The Lyrics That Took Me Home’ by Jan Rufus and more. Curated by Bobby Tiwana.

GemArts Masala Festival: Art Diamonds - Fabulous Peacock Prints

Tuesday 19th July 2022

GemArts Masala Festival: Art Diamonds - Fabulous Peacock Prints

Be inspired to create your own peacock artwork with artist Michelle Wood of Sea Tern Print. 

GemArts Masala Festival: An evening of poetry with Amali Gunasekera and Shazea Quraishi

Wednesday 20th July 2022

GemArts Masala Festival: An evening of poetry with Amali Gunasekera and Shazea Quraishi

Join us to hear new poetry from two Bloodaxe poets. The Sri Lankan-born writer, Amali Gunasekera, will be reading from her second collection, The Golden Thread, which blends the sacred with the everyday in a search for grace; and the Pakistani-born Canadian poet, Shazea Quraishi, previews her forthcoming work, The Glimmer, a meditation on the time-span of life illuminated by many voices.

GemArts Masala Festival: Saṅgha Night

Wednesday 20th July 2022

GemArts Masala Festival: Saṅgha Night

Saṅgha evening (meditation and Buddhism). This class is suitable for those familiar with our meditation practices, so you would benefit from coming to some introductory classes first.