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Your invitation: Derby Season of Light Launch

Derby Season of Light is back for 2023! Derby’s annual celebration of the city’s dazzling diversity and creativity, brought to you by Surtal Arts and partners.


It’s our pleasure to invite you the launch of this year’s Season of Light, to be held at Deda on Friday 20 October 2023, from 5.30 – 6.45pm.


Come and find out more about the Season’s events and activities, as well as an opportunity to explore the ‘The Hidden Story of Kantha’ exhibition and exclusive performances by rising stars of UK’s Indian classical music scene, whilst enjoying some tasty Diwali snacks.


It would be great to see you there, it promises to be a wonderful launch event.

Pease confirm your attendance by RSVP to this email by 16th October




In conversation with:

Artist, Malika Dudeja Varma


Stay on after the launch for this special event with Malika – the inspirational Artistic Director of the SHE-Kantha Foundation, and curator of ‘Hidden Story of Kantha’ exhibition. This is a free public event but booking is necessary, so let us know in your RSVP. Alternatively, book directly online via Deda or Surtal Arts.


Event info


Derby Season of Light

(full programme)


Explore and share the whole Season of Light programme.

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