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THE LAUNCH: GYPSY TRAVELLER ROMA HISTORY MONTH @ Victoria and Albert Museum

Sunday 1 June, 13.00 – 16.00 @ V&A

Join us for the launch of Gypsy Traveller Roma History Month at the V&A. Enjoy a special performance which will celebrate the richness Gypsy Traveller and Roma communities bring to the UK.

The event will include:

The Devouring, the Great Sadness an exhibition by the National Federation of Gypsy Liaison Groups

Irish Dance by St Josephs Catholic Primary School

Poetry by Valdemar Kalinin

• Talks on crafts: Blacksmithing and Floristry

• An exhibition of Roma costume, crafts and dolls

Film and Poetry by Traveller artist Ronke Osinowo

Music by Bridget McDonagh and Phien O’Phien

• An insight in To Gypsyland by Delaine Le Bas and Barby Asante

Venue: The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A

Tickets: £5, £3 concessions

To book call 020 7942 2211 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/whatson

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SKILLS SHARING: THE ART OF FLORISTRY @ Victoria and Albert Museum

Sunday 15 June, 11.00 – 16.00

Celebrate Gypsy Traveller Roma History Month in this skills sharing workshop. Explore the historic connection between traveller communities and the art of floristry, before learning how to create a stunning floral arrangement with expert guidance. Pick up professional tips and tricks relating to the care of cut flowers and leave with a beautiful bouquet to take home.

Led by Sherrie www.sherriesflowers.co.uk/

Tickets: £50.50, no concessions

To book call 020 7942 2211 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/whatson

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TATCHO DROM… TAKE THE STAGE

Saturday 28 June, 15.00 – 16.00 @ V&A

Explore the musical heritage of Eastern Europe and the Balkans. Inspired by the migration of Gypsies, which started 1500 years ago in Rajasthan, this innovative production of music and dance will inspire and inform appreciation of traditional Gypsy music and culture. Free, booking essential

Tickets: Free event

To book call 020 7942 2211 or visit www.vam.ac.uk/whatson

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To Gypsyland

A Studio Practice and Archive Project by Delaine Le Bas

Co-curated by Barby Asante

Commissioned by 198 Contemporary Arts & LearningTo Gypsyland is a Strategic Touring Programme supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

For more information and to learn where the touring programme will be next please visit:  www.togypsyland.blogspot.co.uk

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.

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