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Ramayana family events

Free Family Activities For Summer

Glass Painting

Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 July 2008

In celebration of the Raffles Family Collection, artist Aviva Kartiningsih provides a hands-on introduction to painting on glass in an Indonesian style. Participants will be provided with all materials. Please wear clothes that can get dirty. Suitable for children aged 11-16 years.

Event Time: Daily, 10.00-12.30 and 14.00-16.30
Location: Meet at the Information Desk, British Library
Price Free (tickets must be booked in advance via Box Office)

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Storytelling

Tuesday 5 - Wednesday 7 August 2008

Join Indian storyteller Peter Chand as he follows Prince Rama on his quest to rescue his beloved wife Sita from the clutches of the demon king, Ravana. Be inspired by stories of love and duty as you journey through the Ramayana exhibition.

Suitable for children aged 7-14 years.

Event Time: Daily, 11.00-11.45, 13.00-13.45 and 14.00-14.45
Location: Meet at the Information Desk, British Library
Price: Free (advanced booking not required)


Dance Workshops

Tuesday 12, Wednesday 13 and Friday 15 August 2008

Work with a dancer from Akademi, a cutting-edge South Asian dance organisation, to create dance and movement inspired by the stories, characters, art and symbols of the Ramayana .

Suitable for children aged 7-14 years.

Event Time: Daily, 10.30-11.30, 13.00-14.00 and 14.30-15.30
Location: Meet at the Information Desk, British Library
Price: Free (tickets must be booked in advance via Box Office)

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Art Workshops

Tuesday 26, Wednesday 27 and Friday 29 August 2008

Work alongside an artist to create an artwork in response to the rich and intricate paintings in the Ramayana exhibition.

Suitable for children aged 4-11 years.

Event Time: Daily, 10.30-11.30, 13.00-14.00 and 14.30-15.30
Location: Meet at the Information Desk, British Library
Price: Free (advanced booking not required)

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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