CELEBRATING NEW YEAR

PART OF OUR ONE WORLD FESTIVAL

Multi-faith storytelling, performance & craft. Watch FREE online this Sunday afternoon.

Join us for the third online event in our One World Festival series, this time celebrating the New Year. The event includes a multi-faith panel discussion, musical and dance performances, storytelling, a talk from an Ashmolean curator, and a family craft activity. A full programme can be found further down this page.

This event will be broadcast live on this page, and on our YouTube channel.

WATCH IT LIVE HERE

https://www.youtube.com/embed/WSgwjJxszOM

PROGRAMME

  • Multi-faith Panel Discussion – 40 minutes
    Oxfordshire faith leaders share their reflections and hopes inspired by One World festival theme 'Light in the Darkness'.
     
  • Indian Classical Dance Performance by Raahi Patel – 5 mins
    Talented young dancer Raahi performs a dance to the prayer Shree Ram Stuti.
     
  • Craft activity: Create your own 'Window of Kindness' – 10 minutes
    Sarah Jane Airey from Cowley Road Works introduces Emily Cooling's stained-glass window craft activity film, part of the 'Window of Kindness project led by the Roarsomes.
    What you'll need:
    • A printed template, of the design you'd like to make
    • Black paper
    • Tissue paper
    • Tracing or greaseproof paper
    • Glue and a paint brush
    • Scissors, ruler, and a pencil or pen
  • Music performance by Duo Delnavaz – 6 minutes
    Dalaram Izadi (tambour) and Chris Hills (tabla) perform an interpretation of an ancient Persian tune 'Before the King.
     
  • Curator talk: 'Les Rameaux' – 5 minutes
    An Van Camp, curator of Northern European Art at the Ashmolean, talks about this beautiful painting by Elizabeth Sonrel, a new acquisition for the museum.
     
  • 'Hope' performance poetry and storytelling – 17 minutes
    Euton Daley and Amantha Edmead inspire with hope fuelled poetry and storytelling performances.