Purvai: Purvai Festival Day

Sat 18 August

Join us for a day packed with Indian crafts, poetry, art, films, food and more!


The Fried Frog and other Freaky Foodie Feisty Poems
Children’s poetry reading with author Sampurna Chattarji.

Join Sampurna as she tells stories of the Fried Frog, The Mutant Mango, The Electric Caterpillar and much more!
An Lanntair Community Room, 1pm, FREE but booking essential.
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Indian Kite and Puppet Making
Make your own traditional Indian kites and puppets.
Art Room, 2-5pm, Free, simply drop in.

Yatra Óigridh Summer School Performance
Join us for the culmination of the Purvai summer school when local children will present their work that tells the story of Colin Mackenzie through dance, drumming, singing, and puppet making.
An Lanntair Auditorium, 3pm, FREE

Indian Cinema Night Double bill
Join us for an informal evening of classic and contemporary Indian cinema, a feast for the eyes and a real treat for international cinema lovers. The auditorium will be cabaret-style with a range of Indian street food and snacks available throughout the movies.
An Lanntair cinema, Free but booking essential.
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