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In conversation with: Malika Dudeja Varma


Date: Friday 20 October

Time: 7pm – 8pm 

Venue: Déda, 19 Chapel St, Derby, DE1 3GU

Ticket: FREE, please book your place from Surtal Arts.    

Suitable for age 10+


Step into a world of creativity and empowerment with social entrepreneur and Artistic Director of SHE-Kantha Foundation, Malika Varma. 


Be inspired by her story and the life-changing impact her organisation has on the rural women who keep the ancient art of Kantha (Indian running stich) alive. We talk about the modern-day story of it’s global popularity and presence in mainstream wearable fashion too. The evening includes a sari catwalk showcasing the elegance and grace of unique Kantha saris. 


This is a chance to also view the 'Hidden Stories of Kantha' exhibition at Deda. 


It’s a free event but early booking is essential.  Places are limited.


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