Here you will find Kala Sangam news, industry updates and information about upcoming projects, events and opportunities, as well as highlights and achievements. We welcome approaches for guest blogs on the topic of south Asian arts and artists. Please do keep checking back to stay in touch with what’s happening.
Latest update from Kala Sangam Creative Director Alex Croft
Launching our new crowdfunder campaign (crowdfunder.co.uk/kalasangam) has been bittersweet in many ways. In the process of pulling everything together, I’ve been reminded of both the incredible impact Kala Sangam has had on people’s lives for over 25 years, and taken time to properly reflect on the last 6 months – six of the toughest months […]
‘Earth Mothers’ Sonia Sabri and Keira Martin take over Kala Sangam with a week of online activities and creative tasks
Every summer, Kala Sangam welcomes artists to take over its Arts Centre in the heart of Bradford, filling every available space with artistic activity. Keen to continue handing over the reins to independent artists, but with the building shut due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Kala Sangam will instead be giving over their social media channels […]
An update from Kala Sangam Creative Director Alex Croft
Friday 24 April, 2020. Today marks three years to the day that I joined Kala Sangam. Instead of sitting at my desk at work, eating the doughnuts that I’d have bought for everyone to mark the occasion, I’m staring out of the window of my small home office. Thinking about all we’ve achieved, and what […]
Important information regarding Kala Sangam and Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Following official government advice issued on Monday 16 March, advising people to avoid public buildings, including theatre spaces, Kala Sangam is currently closed until the Lockdown restrictions are lifted. We hope to be able to reschedule as many performances as possible and will contact all bookers with details as soon as they are available. If […]
The staff of Kala Sangam were extremely saddened to learn of the passing of former Trustee Paul White over the weekend. Paul was a Trustee for over 11 years until 2014 and remained a great supporter of the company. Paul contributed hugely to Kala Sangam’s growth at a crucial time for the organisation as we […]
Kala Sangam has been on an incredible journey over the last few years and now we want your help in shaping our future! In two years, we have more than doubled the number of performances and exhibitions we present, with our audiences in 2018/19 up 38% on the previous year. Our support for artists continues […]