Swindon Indian Association Mega Diwali 2015

Date: 11/07/2015

Time: 4.45pm-11pm

Location: Punjabi Community Centre, Kembrey Street, Swindon, SN2 8AZ

Swindon Indian Association Mega Diwali 2015

Saturday, 7th November 2015

Highlights of the event:

Fireworks (weather permitting)

Professional Dance Performances: Fusion of Bollywood and Hollywood

Vibrant dance performance by Bath University Asian society students

Live DJ with Lighting effects

Fantastically choreographed by SIA Performers

Bollywood dance workshop by professional dancers

Music and dancefloor

Supervised Children’s activities

Projected movies in Kids own area


An Extravagant Three Course Buffet Meal

Starter: Four Starter Dishes with a Non-Vegetarian Option

Mains: Four mains with a Non- vegetarian Option, Pilau rice, Freshly prepared Bhature, Naan

Desserts: Two sweet dishes

Drinks: Subsidised drinks available at the bar

Time: 7th November 4.45pm-11pm

Venue: Punjabi community centre, Kembrey street, Swindon, SN2 8AZ

Tickets: Group discount possible for non-members, 10 or more adult tickets

Members: £22.50 Adults, 12.50 Children (5-12 years), Under 5s free

Non members: £26.50 Adults, 14.50 Children (5-12 years), Under 5s free

How to buy tickets or membership:

Step 1: Bank transfer to:

SIA Account details:

Account Name: SIA Bank: Lloyds bank

Sortcode: 30-98-41

Account Number: 00432106 (Please put your name as reference)

Step 2: Send email to: admin@swindonindianassociation.org.uk


Mr. Rahul Tarar 07809216784

Mrs Neetu Sud 07941632192

Mr. Deepak Gupta 07719018800

Dr. Joydeep Grover 07859729529

Please note that tickets are non-refundable but are transferable


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Kiran Ahluwalia is coming to town

Date: 05/09/2015

Time: Doors open at 7 pm show begins at 7.30pm. Please arrive and be seated by 7.20pm

Location: New College, New College drive, Swindon, SN3 1AH

SAPAC presents KIRAN AHLUWALIA in association with The ASIAN ARTS AGENCY

She’s a two time Juno Award winner, who will be performing live in Swindon for the very first time.

She sings different genres including Sufi, blues, jazz, folk and contemporary songs.

A versatile world renowned artist who has been acclaimed in the U.S.A, CANADA and the UK.

Please have a look at her website kiranmusic.com for more details about her.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity!

Date: 5th Sept 2015

Time: Doors open at 7 pm show begins at 7.30pm. Please arrive and be seated by 7.20pm

Tickets: £10 seniors and children / £12 adults

(If you buy the tickets before the date of the concert, its £10). Also if you buy 2 tickets, the 3rd one is FREE!

For more details please contact SAPAC on info@sapac.co.uk

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International Women’s day at the Central Library

Date: 05/03/2016

Time: 09:30

Location: Central Library, Swindon

SAPAC will be there at the International Women’s day celebrations on Saturday 5th March 2016 at the Central Library in Swindon between 9.30am-3.30pm.

Be sure to be there and support us!

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Bollywood workshop with Kapka Kumar

Date: 12/03/2016

Time: 10am-11am

Location: Lawn Community Centre

Hello All,

SAPAC is organising a bollywood dance workshop by the very famous Kapka Kumar from Bulgaria.

The event will be held at Lawn Community Centre on Saturday, 12th March 2016 at 10am-11am.

The fee for the event will be £8 per person.

We will also be take registration for Bollywood classes on the day

For more details contact Indu Sharma at info@sapac.co.uk or get in touch with her on  07808648829 

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Keyboard concert by the International artist Satyanarayanan

Date: 02/07/2016

Time: 18:00

Location: New College, New College Drive,Swindon, SN3 1AH

SAPAC is organising a one of a kind keyboard concert by the International artist Satyanarayanan.

K. Sathyanarayanan (born February 1st, 1995), is a musician who brings out his musical thoughts on the keyboard. He has been performing on the public stage since the age of six. Sathyanarayanan, at the age of 10, was among the youngest to have passed the Grade 8 keyboard examinations conducted by Trinity College, London. He has released 16 music albums and has performed over 850 concerts in India and abroad including South Africa, Mauritius, USA, Canada, Qatar and Bahrain. Sathyanarayanan has won several awards for his talent, performances and path-breaking efforts to establish the keyboard as a main-line instrument on the Indian classical music scene.

Sathyanarayanan’s concert is taking place for the first time in Swindon and is a rare opportunity to enjoy versatile music. The concert is a fantastic opportunity for everyone and anyone who enjoys music and is suitable for all ages.

Sathya will be playing light instrumental and semi classical music at the concert.

All proceeds from this concert will go to the Swindon Hindu Temple Trust and ORU PANNAI (Charity who feed orphans in Northern Srilanka).

The event is being supported by SWINDON TAMIL ASSOCIATION.

Chennai Dosa will be putting up a food stall at the Event and delicious Indian snacks will be on sale.

Venue: New college, New college Drive,Swindon, SN31AH

Date: 2nd July 2016

Time: 6pm onwards

Tickets: Adults- £10 (Ages 16+)

Family- £25 (Ages 2 adults and 2 children- below 16)

Child- £5

For more details contact us at info@sapac.co.uk or alternatively you can contact our committee members- details below:

Ram Thiagarajah: 07853310728

Indu Sharma: 07808648829

Chan Chitroda: 07887691224

For more details about him please visit his website below and there is also a link to a video.

www.sabhash.com/artist/54/k.-sathyanarayanan.htm- Website

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2RwRRxGYq4 – Youtube video link

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Music and dance academy 2016/2017 classes start

Date: 05/11/2016

Time: 10am-11am and 11am-12pm

Location: Hindu Temple in Cheney Manor

Music and Dance Academy is a non profit making venture.

The classes begin from 5th of Nov. 2016 at Hindu Temple in Cheney Manor.

There will be 33 classes over 3 terms coinciding with school terms.
timings and Fees are as follows:

Vocal / Harmonium 10-11 am
Tabla 11-12

£90 per term for Vocal/ Harmonium
£150 per term for Tabla.

If there are 10 or more fee paying people attend the classes , the fee will be reduced and adjusted over the following terms.

Please contact Indu Sharma via the SAPAC website.

Watch out for regular information at the Temple or on this website.

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Shila Mehta Kathak Performance

Date: 06/11/2016

Time: 14:00

Location: Swindon Dance, Regent Circus, Swindon, SN1 1QF

Dear All,

SAPAC is organising a solo kathak dance recital by Shila Mehta, International artist from Mumbai, India on November 6th 2016 at 2pm at Swindon Dance, Regent Circus, Swindon, SN1 1QF, United Kingdom.

Tickets cost £6 for children under 12 years, £10 adults and £9 concession

Shila Mehta is an exponent of the Lucknow specialism of Kathak Dance- an art that is rich in expression, technical precision and rhythm. As a performer and choreographer, she has built a reputation as a well-rounded artist amongst audiences across the globe.

This solo recital features artist commentary on and exhibition of latest works. Prepare for an exhilarating experience full of energy and colour as we move between precise footwork, graceful hand gestures, dynamic pirouettes and emotive storytelling completed by connection with rhythm. Also featuring a short showcase of emerging Kathak dance talent from Swindon, including live music accompaniment by Amritpal Singh Rasiya (tabla) and Kaviraj Singh Dhadyalla (harmonium).

This event is brought to you in collaboration with the Swindon South Asian Performing Arts Centre (SAPAC) and through support from the Arts Council England and the National Lottery.

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Shri Partha Bose sitar recital – Friday 10th March 2017

Date: 10/03/2017

Time: 7pm

Location: Swindon Dance, Regent Circus,Swindon, SN1 1QF

Presenting a recital by

Shri Partha Bose on sitar

Date: Friday 10th March 2017

Venue: Swindon Dance, Regent Circus,Swindon, SN1 1QF

Doors open from 7 pm

Performance time: 7.30 pm

Shri Partha Bose – Widely acknowledged as a leading contemporary instrumentalist, PARTHA BOSE represents the MAIHAR GHARANA (school/musical tradition), well-known for producing maestros of yesteryears including  Pandit Ravi Shankar & Ustad Ali Akbar.

Born on January 21,1962, Partha was initiated to the Sitar at the age of six.

Trained in SITAR by veteran Guru (Master) Pandit Monoj Shankar for 46 years, Bose divides his time between Calcutta (his home-city) and the rest of the world, performing, teaching, lecturing, composing, at reputed venues, including major festivals and well-known universities.

Partha has received overwhelming appreciation from connoisseurs and critics of Hindustani classical music in India and abroad over two decades now.

Shri Indrani Mullick on Tabla

Indrani combines talent, virtuosity and youthful dynamism in perfect proportions. He is a leading Tabla player of his generation. He started his training at the tender he of 5 under eminent masters including his uncle Monty Mallika, Prof. Dhabol, Shri Utamaro Chakrobarty and currently maestro SwapanChaudhuri. Indrani has collaborated with Western musicians including Miles Davies Electric band.

TICKETS £15 per adult
Includes drinks and delicious snack box provided by New Delhi Restaurant.
Group of 4 : 10% discount
Children under 6 : FREE (entry only)

Book by telephoning Swindon Dance on 01793 601700 or online via their website.
Payment by credit or debit card. Tickets are also available from New Delhi Restaurant, Swindon
either in person or by telephoning 07853 012882. Parking: at the Wyvern Theatre or Morrisons car park.

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Swindon Tabla Workshop – 19th August 2017

Date: 19/08/2017

Time: 11am-12pm and 12pm-1pm

Location: Swindon Hindu Temple, 103 Darby Close, Swindon SN2 2YZ

SAPAC presents tabla workshops by tabla player Jon Sterckx.

We are offering this opportunity at a subsidised rate of £5 for the hour. (more…)

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Sitar and Tabla Concert by Samswara (John Sterckx & Ricky Romain)

Date: 06/10/2017

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Swindon Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 4BJ

Hello All,

SAPAC presents sitar and tabla concert by Samswara (Jon Sterckx and Ricky Romain)

Book online: www.swindontheatres.co.uk

Telephone: 01793 524481

Tickets are also available from the Arts Centre

Tickets: £16

Children (aged 10-16 years):£6

Under 10’s: FREE

All ticket prices are inclusive of a £1 booking fee

Venue: Swindon Arts Centre, Devizes Road, Swindon, SN1 4BJ

Date: Friday 6th October 2017

Time: 7.30pm

For more information about Samswara, music and videos, please visit www.jonsterckx.co.uk/indian-music

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