Ming Late: courtly pleasures

Friday 14 November 2014,
Great Court
Free, just drop in

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BM/PM takes place every second Friday of the month. Relax at the bar and catch performances taking a fresh look at the collection.

Experience the pleasures of the early Ming court in this evening of performance, demonstrations, talks and workshops. Catch a set of Kunqu opera from The Peony Pavilion, meet China’s first giraffe on the 600th anniversary of its arrival at the imperial court, join a Qi Gong demonstration, listen to zither performances and practise the art of calligraphy among other courtly delights!

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(c) Kelda Hole. 'In Pursuit of the Dream' from 'The Peony Pavillion