Oriental Arts Open Day Exhibition


2016 - 2017

Celebrating Oriental Arts 40th Anniversary. The open exhibitions took place at the following venues:

9 Portland Place, Halifax HX1 2JQ
Saturday 19th November 2016

9 Portland Place, Halifax HX1 2JQ
Saturday 22nd July 2017

Also used for Artist workshops and storage of materials.

Satinder Sartaaj


2016 marked 40 Years of Oriental Arts and Satinder Sartaaj was the obvious choice to celebrate this landmark as his work transcends boundaries which is a triumph considering the world we live in today A multi-gifted artist, songwriter, singer, composer and poet. Satinder Sartaaj possesses an unprecedented list of achievements and remains in the fore front of his craft, a true inspiration.

Oriental Arts Open Day Exhibition


2016 - 2017

Celebrating Oriental Arts 40th Anniversary. The open exhibition took place at the following venues:

Green Flag Building, Pudsey LS28 5GF
Friday 11th November 2016 to Monday 14th November 2016.

Dawson Corner, Owlcotes Lane, Pudsey, Leeds LS28 6PY

Dates: 12th November 2016, 17th December 2016 and 07th January 2017

MELA 2010


The Mela is a free one-day festival held in Bradford City Park and is part of the Bradford Festival.

Mela from Sanskrit means 'a gathering' or 'to meet' and in the UK Melas provide an opportunity for communities to come together to celebrate and share their cultures. At the Mela there will typically be children's activities, face painting, exhibitions, funfair rides, interactive sports, visual arts, street theatre, music and dance on stage, singers, crafts, costume making, stalls selling food, a bio dome, and marquees.

Johny Lever


May 2012

Fist time ever comedy show with international comedian Johny Lever from the Bollywood film industry. Supported by other musicians and comedians from India.

Music & Dance in support of The Lord Mayor’s Appeal


April 2007

Featuring Rafaqat Ali Khan, international singer from Pakistan. Supported by Sur Sangeet from India and Extreme Fusion Dancers from London.

Waris Panjab de


June 2005

With the international artists Manmohan Waris and Kamal Heer live in concert at Leeds Town Hall.

Anuradha Paudwal


September 2001

International Play back singer from Bollywood film industry. This show was organised by Oriental Arts at St. George’s Hall Bradford.

Ravi Shankar


July 1997

Pandit Ravi Shankar with his daughter Anoushka Shankar concert at the Alhambra Theatre 20th July 1997. This event was to mark the 50th independence of India and Pakistan.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Concert


February 1988

The greatest Qawwali singer of all time. Nusrat comes from a long line of venerated qawwali singers which can be traced back at least 600 years.

Other Past Events


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