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All that Drag with Lucky Roy Singh

DESIblitz.com is delighted to present ‘All that Drag with Lucky Roy Singh’ – an exclusive live reading and Q&A, sharing the experiences from his own life that became diaried in his book, ‘Take a Walk in My Big Indian Heels’. Lucky will be reading extracts from his book as well as discussing his life before marriage, […]

Spoken Word and British Asian Voices

DESIblitz.com is part of the 2017 Birmingham Literature Festival. With a selection of 3 fantastic Asian-based literary events between 7th to 15th October. With support from Arts Council England, DESIblitz.com welcomes prominent Asian authors from the UK and India to discuss the growing popularity and relevance of Asian literature in multicultural Britain. DESIblitz will run […]

What is British Asian Literature?

DESIblitz.com is part of the 2017 Birmingham Literature Festival. With a selection of 3 fantastic Asian-based literary events between 7th to 15th October. With support from Arts Council England, DESIblitz.com welcomes prominent Asian authors from the UK and India to discuss the growing popularity and relevance of Asian literature in multicultural Britain. DESIblitz hosts a […]

An Afternoon with Preeti Shenoy

DESIblitz.com is part of the 2017 Birmingham Literature Festival. With a selection of 3 fantastic Asian-based literary events between 7th to 15th October. With support from Arts Council England, DESIblitz.com welcomes prominent Asian authors from the UK and India to discuss the growing popularity and relevance of Asian literature in multicultural Britain. For our headline […]

AIKYA – Indian Classical Music & dance event

Bring your family & friends to witness the annual Indian classical music & dance festival hosted by Aabheri Nritya Vidyalaya & Carnatic Circle. We will be showcasing some guest artistes providing accompaniment using Sitar, Violin, Guitar & Piano for UK’s budding talents. The show will comprise of Adult & children vocalists, Bharathanatyam dancers and a […]

Utsav 2017: Community Briefing

Wednesday 31st May marked the opening of the Ustav: Year of South Asian Culture 2017 initiative with its Community Briefing event. Hosted at the Library of Birmingham, the Book Rotunda welcomed cultural practitioners and entertainers to learn about the campaign. Image: Visit Birmingham Image: Library of Birmingham The event began with a definition of what […]

Desiblitz Documentary Screening: The Reality of the Partition

Venue: Ikon Gallery (Events Room), 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS DESIblitz documentary Screening at Ikon Gallery Tuesday 8th August until Sunday 20th August Celebrating the 70th anniversary of India’s independence this documentary will reveal the influence of this event has on Birmingham and Black Country residents, highlighting the memories and impact it made on the […]

ARTISAN

Date:  Thursday, 18 MAY 2017 Time: 11am – 10pm Venue: Sky Bar, Park Regis Hotel, Borad St, Birmingham B15 1DT  Artisan is proud to present an exclusive exhibition of designer Pakistani fashion and jewellery available for sale. This is a rare opportunity in the UK to discover elegant couture clothing from well-known top designers of Karachi and […]

Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company: Inter_rupted

Date: Monday 23rd October Time: 7.30pm Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Southside B5 4TB Price: £15 Book online or call our box office on: 0844 338 5000 This brand new creation by Aditi Mangaldas follows the phenomenally well received Within. In the past few years, Aditi Mangaldas’ creations have garnered her international attention as the key contemporary Kathak creator […]

Navadal

Date: Saturday 15th July Time: 2pm Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Southside B5 4TB Price: £5, book online at: https://www.birminghamhippodrome.com/calendar/navadal/  Or call our box office on: 0844 338 5000 Navadal (meaning ‘new shoots’) is Akademi’s national South Asian youth dance competition, run this year in partnership with One Dance UK, ISTD and Sampad. The performance will showcase shortlisted applicants for […]