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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 9:20 pm 
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WOVEN DREAMS
AN EXHIBITION OF PUA KUMBU TEXTILES
FROM THE RUMAH GARIE LONGHOUSE IN
SARAWAK, EAST MALAYSIA


WOVEN DREAMS is part of a two-week celebration of the cultural arts, forests and indigenous foods of Sarawak in East Malaysia.

The exhibition is being held in association with Society Atelier Sarawak, The Alde Valley Food Adventures and The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. It will present the largest collection of contemporary Pua Kumbu to be shown in England, together with a collection of contemporary Kelabit bead necklaces and a selection of working baskets from Sarawak.

THE PRINCE’S SCHOOL OF TRADITIONAL ARTS
19 – 22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG
Nearest Underground : Old Street

Exhibition starts on Wednesday 27th May.
Open Monday to Friday : 10 am to 8pm
Saturday : 10 am to 5 pm

OTHER EVENTS

SUSTAINABILITY IN SARAWAK : FOODS, FABRICS & FORESTS

Thursday 28th May 6.45pm - 7.45pm at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP . Experts on Sarawak discuss the region's ecology and heritage – and consider its models of sustainability. Followed by drinks and Malaysian canapé reception sponsored by the British Malaysian Society. Tickets £10. Asia House Friends & Concessions £5. For more information and bookings please visit :

www.asiahouse.org

WOVEN DREAMS

Exhibition, illustrated talks & weaving demonstrations @ The Prince's School of Traditional Arts. For more details of the exhibition programme please visit :

www.foodadventures.co.uk

THE SARAWAK LUNCH

Friday 5th June 12.00pm - 2.30pm @ Awana restaurant, 85 Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 3DX. A celebratory 3 course lunch including signature foods of the Kelabit Highlands with talks by Jason Gathorne-Hardy, Patron of Pesta Nukenen Bario [The Bario & Kelabit Highlands food & Cultural Festival] and Edric Ong, President of Society Atelier Sarawak. For all bookings, enquiries and payments please contact :

Kirit.Kumar@asiahouse.co.uk


My thanks to Diccon Pullen for the foregoing information. I certainly hope to be able to get along to the exhibition.


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