The Islamic Art and Material Culture SSN UK



Connecting Stories: Our British Asian Heritage

Library of Birmingham

15 July - 4 November 2017

The exhibition and community project celebrates the important role South Asian culture has played in forming Britain and Birmingham history and identity.


Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

9 March - 19 June 2017


On 8 November 1875, Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, arrived at Mumbai for a four month tour of the Indian subcontinent, Travelling the length and breadth of the country, he exchanged gidts with ovr 90 rulers, returning to Britain with a ship full of bejewelled swrds, shields, jewellery, caskets and vessels, which are now part of the Royal Collection