Our shop at 21 St Leonard’s Lane known as ‘The Tent’ and ‘An Aladdin’s Cave’ is a cultural venue of note hosting various events throughout the year.  You can find out about all the events on this website and an overview of the coming year…



Upcoming events in 2018:


21st April, Symposium INTRIGUING INDIA (Keynote speaker John Keay)

27th April – Film screening of ‘The Man who would be King’

2nd May – The Madari’s Disappearing Act, Film screening and talk

3rd May – ‘Many Coloured Threads’ exhibition opening and talk on Project Mala. The exhibition continues until 3rd June.

9th May – ‘Listening to Rabindranath Tagore’ – Night of poetry, music, dance, and food.

10th May – NMS Indian collection study sessions

10th May – Calcutta – Second City of the Scottish Empire? A talk by James Simspon

Brand new! – Nomads Café opening in June

August – Fringe Festival; Iranian pottery

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