Nisha Nath


Nisha began dancing with Surtal Arts when she was 5 years old.  After being nurtured into a professional Kathak dancer, having performed around the world and teaching as an artist, she now gives her time in kind to serve on our board of  directors.

For her day job, Nisha works as a Creative Design Lead for Sky UK, and in her spare time loves DIY, getting lost in art galleries and watching Bollywood movies.


Simran Sandhu


Simran was born and raised in India and has a deep rooted love for music , dance and all forms of creative expression.


She is passionate about promoting various art forms ,especially amongst the youth.


She feels that art transcends all boundaries and brings communities together. This “Unity in diversity” can  really build strong inclusive communities .


In her day job Simran works as a Local Area Coordinator in the local authority .In her spare time she likes reading, music, interior design and running for charity.


Mike Larkin


My name is Mike and I have been on the Board of Surtal Arts for 7 years. I have a great love of whole range of South Asian Arts and believe passionately in the power of music and dance to bring together different communities and cultures.


Surtal Arts is at the heart of this  within Derbyshire and the work undertaken in the Community and particularly within schools has been instrumental in reaching out to the population and sharing the  joy and beauty of South Asian Art and culture.



Please contact us if you are interested getting involved with our work, and assist us preserve, produce & promote high quality British South Asian & cross cultural arts.

Board Member


If you are interested getting involved in our work and assist us preserve, produce and promote high quality British South Asian and cross cultural arts, please contact us.  


Kuvinda Bola

Board Member

I was born and grew up in New Delhi where I completed higher education in Science. I moved to the UK in 1983.


I have worked in the Community with a number of projects though primarily Surtal Arts. I am on the Board now and it continues to inspire me to promote South Asian Art and culture within Derbyshire.


We work to bring together different  communities through dance,music and artistic workshops. We also work closely with local schools.