Rasm-e-Milan means 'ceremony of (us) coming together'.
Join us for a relaxed afternoon in our Courtyard as we celebrate the many different cultures in our community. There'll be performances from choirs, dancers and musicians and chances for you to get involved.
The afternoon will include a performance from Song-Geet, a new choir made up of South Asian women from West Yorkshire, who recently performed at Windsor Castle for the Coronation Concert.
The event is part of Sangam Festival, a celebration of South Asian heritage.
Rasm-e-Milan starts at 3pm.
Free entry. No need to book, just come on down and join us!
Sun 6 August 2023
|Song Geet||Yorkshire's South Asian women's choir (who recently performed at the Coronation Concert at Windsor Castle) will be singing a selection of traditional folk songs, filmi tunes and other classics from South Asian cultures.|
|Testament||Testament is a world record breaking human beatboxer, acclaimed rapper, playwright and composer based in West Yorkshire. Testament will be beatboxing and performing his spoken word poetry.|
|Hardeep Sahota||Hardeep is a specialist in Bhangra dancing, both traditional and contemporary, based in Huddersfield. Hardeep will have you up dancing as he gives us a fun introduction to this inspiring South Asian folk dance.|
|Bradford Friendship Choir||Bradford Friendship Choir is a community singing group that welcomes everyone, particularly those seeking sanctuary, asylum or refugee status. They will be performing songs from around the world that reflect the diversity of the choir's members.|
|Far Cry Acapella||Far Cry is a Huddersfield-based mixed acapella group singing songs from a range of different genres creating a unique mix of great singing with stunning, unusual harmonies and impressive versatility. Far Cry will be singing original material telling local stories in glorious unaccompanied harmony.|
|Thieving Magpie||Thieving Magpie is a mixed border Morris side from Marsden. They will be performing a selection of Morris dances with the opportunity for you to join in.|
|Reach Performing Arts||Young people from Huddersfield community-based performing arts group Reach Performing Arts will be performing gospel songs and carnival dances.|
|Riya||BBC Asian Network Introducing Artist and "pop-star-in-the-making" Riya will be performing her Bollywood inspired dance-pop music. Her unique sound combines rhythmic tabla percussion and sampled sitar drones.|