Sari competition winner follows a dream

  It was a fresh and lovely drawing of a mango that started Shilpa Bilimoria’s journey towards setting up her own fashion label. Shilpa entered a competition that we ran for a British Sari design in 2007. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the contest – the British Sari Story – marked the 60th anniversary […]

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British Sari Story at Canary Wharf

Our first competition for British designs for the sari launched in 2007: the British Sari Story.   A travelling exhibition evolved. Here winning designs are on display in the lobby of Canary Wharf, London, in 2009.

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Easyfundraising – it really IS easy

It’s easy to raise money for Bridging Arts by shopping online: please remember us in the frenzy of Black Friday and Christmas shopping! Easyfundraising really IS an easy way to raise money for a good cause.  You don’t pay a penny, but the retailer gives a percentage of the sale price to us. Here’s how you […]

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Crimson Harvest – war in the former Yugoslavia

Crimson Harvest was Bridging Arts’ first project in Refugee Week 2004 at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London. It presented the work of the Bosnian artist Pero Mandić. Mandić was well-known before the Bosnian war but lost everything in the conflict when he fled to Novi Sad, northern Serbia. His paintings of peace and war explore both […]

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