2015 Christmas Special 2015   O Holy Night – Saira Peter

2015 Debut NJ Arts album ‘Saira’

Saira Peter is accompanied by tabla maestro Ustad Taufiq Qureshi, his son Shikar Naad on djembe and Indian celebrities Sabir Khan, Poorbiyan Chatterjee, Ronu Majumdar & Yogesh Samsi. 

Saira album

2015 Faiz Mela ‘Mere Dholna’

2015 NJ Arts sufi album launch with Shah Latif Foundation, Pakistan, ‘Morey Mann Mein Shah RA  

2015 NJ Arts at the Nehru Centre  

Saira Peter with Taufiq Qureshi and Stephen Smith.

2014  269th Urs Celebration of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai RA

NJ Arts participated in Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’s 269th Urs celebrations December 28 2014. Saira Peter MSc MA (London), accompanied by Stephen Smith MA on harmonium, sings NJ Arts’s compositions based on Shah Latif’s poetry. Zafar Francis MA (London) PgDip, Rosemary James MA MSc MA DIC and Dr Ben Richards addressed the conference and associated gatherings. 

2014 Pakistan Television Saira Peter and Stephen Smith

Saira singing a track from the NJ Arts album of Shah Latif sufi music.

2014 FEST14

FEST14 at the Memorial Community Church, East London. Special Guest Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, with Saira Peter and tabla maestro Ustad Taufiq Qureshi.

Reinis Zarins, winner of the  supreme Latvian state’s Great Music Award,
thrills the audience with his command of classical piano pieces!
Bharatha Natyam dancer, Gowri Keneston, founder of the Bhavaabinaya Dance Academy
presents a fusion dance to fusion music composed by Zafar Francis,
sung by Saira Peter, directed by Stephen Smith.


RHYTHM FESTIVAL at NJ Arts, with Saira Peter with tabla maestro Ustad Taufiq Qureshi where they created a new fusion version of the famous film song, Mera Dholna and formed a new band with pianist Reinis Zarins and keyboard/harmonium player Stephen Smith.

2013 CHRISTMAS MASALA at the NJ Arts centre

2010 Saira Arts Fest


Taking artists (and relief supplies) to stranded flood victims in Sindh Pakistan.


Memorial concert in honour of Ustad Fateh Ali Khan and Ustad Rehmat Ali Khan of the Ghawalia Gharana, Lahore, Pakistan.



Teenage vocalist Sarah Francis was invited to Zambia to participate in fund raising concerts on behalf of Aids orphans arranged by the Govt of Zambia.



2001-2 Voice of Peace

‘Voice of Peace from UK and Pakistan’ concerts, following 9/11, 2001 in London, followed in 2002 by televised performances in Pakistan’s cities of Peshawar and Islamabad organised by the Ministry of Culture, Govt of Pakistan.