Raw jute fibre was first imported into Britain in 1791 by the East India Company which traded in Bengal.
Tomorrow, Saturday 19th August, the links between India and the Indian subcontinent and Dundee will be celebrated again with this family-friendly afternoon of colour, music, food and dance, celebrating Dundee’s international community.
12 noon to 4pm : Drop in crafts
1pm to 3pm : Face-painting
1pm : Bollywood performance and workshop
2pm : Traditional storytelling
3pm : A taste of India snacks
3.30pm : Sitar music
All activities included in the regular Verdant Works museum admission.