Events

Reception at Olympia Auctions for Friends of Seva Mandir UK                            

3rd November 2022
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                                          Reception at Olympia Auctions

                                     Thursday 3rd November at 6.30pm

Olympia Auctions are delighted to co-host a reception with talks for The Friends of Seva Mandir on Thursday 3rd November. Guests will be able to enjoy a private view of Asian and Islamic Art, including many Indian classical and contemporary paintings and objects, followed by two short talks given by leading experts. The works will form part of a sale at Olympia Auctions on 8th November.

Drinks and canapés will be served from 6.30pm during which time guests will mingle and view the exhibits.

At 7.15/7.30, the talks will commence:

Arthur Millner, author and consultant in Indian and Islamic art will present an illustrated discussion on Indian glazed pottery, followed by Brijishwari Gohil, Olympia Auctions consultant for Contemporary Indian Art and Photography and a promoter for Iocal art and craft in Bhavnagar. 

There will then be a short appeal on behalf of Seva Mandir.

The talks will last approximately 40 minutes with time to view the art works before and after.

Tickets for this event are £25 per person and numbers are limited. 

CLICK HERE to buy tickets 

Seva Mandir is a world-renowned NGO in India, which works to improve the lives of half a million of the world’s poorest people.

 Seva Mandir makes a difference. Every year, through its work:

  • Thousands of children receive the schooling that enables them to lift themselves out of grinding poverty
  • Thousands of children are helped to avoid or recover from life-threatening malnutrition
  • Thousands of women are empowered to take control of their own lives
  • Thousands of rural families are helped to improve their land and their farming methods, thereby increasing their meagre incomes
  • Thousands of poor households take responsibility for their own communities 

https://www.sevamandirfriends.org/