• All Silk Yards of the Benarasi – Catwalk film

    by  • 19 February 2012 • 0 Comments

    The Banarasi Sari from Underbelly Film on Vimeo. This beautiful film of the fashion show has been created by Enamul Hoque and the team at Underbelly Films. We hope you enjoy the film, comment and join us on our campaign over the next few months as we begin to prepare for the second element...

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    Illustration and Film Exhibition: 2nd Feb 2012

    by  • 13 January 2012 • 0 Comments

    Thursday 2nd February Tickets £5.00 – Click to buy now ILLUSTRATION + FILM EXHIBITION  In association with Proshanti Thursday 2nd February 2012 6pm til 8pm Tickets: £5.00 Tickets available online Bromley by Bow Centre, London (district/ Hammersmith line or DLR / Bus 25/205/271) Paraa would like to invite you to an intimate evening with...

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    ALL SILK YARDS.. post event press release

    by  • 4 December 2011 • 0 Comments

    ALL SILK YARDS OF THE BENARASI FASHION SHOW – CHRIST CHURCH, SPITALFIELDS, 24 Nov 2011 The evening was spectacular, positive and glamorous,  Paraa is thrilled with the outcome, it gives us the perfect platform to take a team to Bangladesh in April and develop further the library and learning centre for the urdu-speaking minority...

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    Silk to Spitalfields ?

    by  • 27 November 2011 • 0 Comments

    Article by John Baker The story of silk is a lengthy tale, full of complexities, punctuated by strange and fantastical yarns of mystery and intrigue – far outwith the scope of these notes and, come to think of it, my authority or competence to tell it! Archeologically the story begins in ancient China over five thousand years ago; five hundred or so years...

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