South Asian Heritage Month takes place annually from the 18th of July to the 17th of August, it seeks to celebrate and raise the profile of British South Asian heritage and history in the UK through education, arts, culture and commemoration. Now in its third year, the month is packed full of cultural events taking place across the UK. Join Kirklees Libraries in celebration of this colourful month.

Kirklees Libraries will be hosting an array of events and workshops in partnership with the local Sangam festival over this coming summer.

What makes up South Asia?

*Afghanistan  *Bangladesh  *Bhutan *India  *The Maldives  *Nepal *Pakistan  *Sri Lanka 

South Asian influences can be found everywhere in Britain, from our food and clothes to our music and even our words. The streets of our towns and cities are rich with colours, sights and sounds of proud South Asian identity. Its culture permeates all parts of British life and adds to the diversity of the nation 

– South Asian Heritage Month.  

Want to get involved?

Fancy getting involved with Kirklees Libraries celebration of South Asian Heritage Month?

You can volunteer your time by helping out with some of the planned events.

Have a interesting idea or suggestion? Get in touch!

You can contact Huddersfield library on 01484 414868  extention: 75999

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