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India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain

Agricultural workers on bike by Tim Smith

Contact Information

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Museum Street

Tel: 01254 667130

India’s Gateway; Gujarat, Mumbai & Britain exhibition at  Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery from Saturday, 18th February to Saturday, 19th August 2017

FREE, Weds to Sat, 12noon – 4:45pm

India’s Gateway is a temporary exhibition with family friendly activities that traces the history of Gujarat and Mumbai as age-old centres of trade and migration, focusing on their remarkable links with Britain. Featuring photographs by Tim Smith and an installation by Indian film-makers Amit Madheshiya and Shirley Abraham, the exhibition weaves history together with words and images to explore the lives and experiences of Gujarati communities today.

The exhibition has an accompanying events programme, see

India’s Gateway is organised by Oriental Arts and Tim Smith and is funded by Arts Council England.


Road Directions

In Blackburn Town Centre, near to the Town HallFrom M6 Junction 31 follow A667 into Blackburn.From M65 Junction 4 follow A666 to Blackburn.Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of Car Parks or see the map on our web site

Public Transport Directions

Blackburn Museum is located in Blackburn town centre approx 5 minutes walk from the Bus and Railway Station. There are direct bus & rail services to Blackburn from Accrington,Clitheroe, Bolton, Burnley, Darwen, Chorley , Manchester & Preston.Contact Blackburn Visitor Centre for details of public transport from where you live 01254 688040.Alternatively, for public transport information out of our normal office hours contact:Travel Line: 0871 200 2233 (for bus services around the Lancashire area)National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50

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Opening Times

18 Feb 2017 to 19 Aug 2017


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Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


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