Ram Gopal at St Pancras Arts Festival 1960 – Programme

Series nameRam Gopal: 1960 - 1969

This seven-page cream and brown programme was produced by the Asian Music Circle for the St Pancras Arts Festival. The festival was held at St Pancras Town Hall in March 1960. The Asian Music Circle (founded in 1953 by Ayana Deva Angadi) organised three days of performance by Ram Gopal and his dance company, on 29 February, 1 and 2 March 1960. The programme includes an introduction to Ram Gopal’s dance artistry, written by Ayana Deva Angadi.

Date of Creation / Publication1960
CreatorAsian Music Circle
Associated Person/ OrganisationGopal, Ram
Collection and Reference NumberRam Gopal Collection (GB 2661 RGL)
Catalogue NumberRGL/DEC/1960/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Ann David, academic researcher and friend of Ram Gopal, and with Pam Cullen, Executor of the Ram Gopal Estate.
Series notesThis grouping showcases several advertisements for Ram Gopal's school of dancing. Photographs and flyers from the 1960s are also featured.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Ram Gopal Collection dates back to 1938 and includes black and white as well as colour photographs, several flyers and extracts from books including Ram Gopal's autobiography. The items also include newspaper articles, images of dance costumes, slides, advertisements and performance programmes.