Panjabi Mehfil – Poster

Series namePromotional Material

This is an A4 poster for ‘Panjabi Mehfil’, presented by Mán Melá in 1994 and in 1996. A ‘mehfil’ is a traditional poetry and ‘ghazal’ gathering. The event took place London, Windsor and Luton and featured UK-based poets Amarjit Chandan, born in India and Mazhar Tirmazi, born in Pakistan. A number of local poets were also invited to share their work at these open sessions. Led by Mán Melá artistic director Dominic Rai, the Mehfil was in celebration of the shared Punjabi heritage of Indian and Pakistan, portrayed by actors and poets presenting in Punjabi, English and sign language.

Date of Creation / Publication1994 - 1996
CreatorMán Melá Theatre Company
Associated Person/ OrganisationRai, Dominic
Collection and Reference NumberMán Melá Theatre Company Collection (GB 2661 MM)
Catalogue NumberMM/AD/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at SADAA
Series notesThe digitised items in this grouping include flyers, programmes, posters, photographs and informative leaflets of various productions, shows and educational workshops presented by Mán Melá.
Collection notesThe Mán Melá Theatre Company Collection consists of digitised material pertaining to Mán Melá’s productions and its audience and project development work since 1993. The items include production and workshop photographs, flyers and information-based programmes.