Internationally renowned sitar player Baluji Shrivastav OBE holds the neck of the sitar wearing a black suit and sunglasses.

Purple Light Up Day

A day of disability-led performances, workshops and tours to coincide with International Day for Disabled Persons.

Featuring Internationally renowned sitar player Baluji Shrivastav OBE, workshops with Action Space artist Thompson Hall and poetry by creative writer Kuli Kohli

The programme is as follows:

10.00-11.00 Touch Tour. Egyptian Sculpture Galleries, designed for blind and visually-impaired visitors – Requires booking 6 spaces + access companions

11.30-12.00 Music performance by City Lit and Royal Academy of Music Percussion Orchestra – Drop-in

11.30-1.30 ‘City of Heroes’ Workshop with ActionSpace artist Thompson Hall – Drop-in

11.30-16.30 Contemplation space designed by ActionSpace artist Mark Lawrence – Drop-in

13.00-15.00 Performance piece by ActionSpace artist Mark Lawrence – Drop-in

13.30-13.45 ‘Captain’s Duties’ dance performance by Stopgap senior dance artist Chris Pavia – Drop-in. Book to reserve seats

14.00-15.00 Deaf-led, British Sign Language Eye-opener Tour. The Enlightenment Galleries led by Chisato Minamimura (no voice over) – Requires booking. 10 spaces + access companions

15.00-15.30 Poetry by creative writer Kuli Kohli – Drop-in. Book to reserve seats

15.30-16.15 Music and storytelling performance by North Indian classical musician Baluji Shiravstav OBE – Drop-in. Book to reserve seats

Booking contact number 0207 323 8971 Booking contact email access@britishmuseum.org

Venue

British Museum

Great Russell StreetLondonWC1B 3DG
020 7323 8299 Visit venue website