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Arts Centre

The sight and sounds of Asia take over the Midlands Arts Centre at Edgbaston.

Magazine and Review show 1980 5 mins

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At Cannon Hill Park in Birmingham the Midlands Arts Centre reverberates to the sounds of Asian music and dance. A group of young people are taking their first tentative steps in learning Bharathanatiyam dance whilst the renowned Tara Arts group has taken over the main stage to rehearse a play about the Raj. The Asian Arts Action Group is behind the event that showcases Asian culture in the Midlands.