This exhibition presents textile artwork inspired by each family’s unique chai recipe. Each piece includes a collection of handmade elements where stitching, crochet and fabric staining sits alongside family photographs, handwritten recipes and fragments of maps of South Asia.
Thursday 24th October 2019
This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights is set in the Middle East: a place of mystery, enchantment and strange, mythical creatures. Large scale contemporary Shadow Puppet theatre tells of a poor street boy who falls hopelessly in love with a Royal Princess. What magic would he need just to see her again?
Saturday 26th October 2019
Sudeep Banerjee has a worldwide reputation as one of the leading ghazal singers from India. He brings to the stage a thorough understanding of Urdu and its literary idioms, specializing in traditional style of singing along with modern elements.
Saturday 2nd November 2019
Gateshead Visible Ethnic Minorities Support Group and GemArts mark the ‘Festival of Lights’with our annual Diwali Celebrations.
Friday 8th November 2019
We invite you to step back in time and experience a new music commission that explores 15th century sounds from Afghanistan and Punjab - the land of five Rivers - in this special double bill.