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CHAI & CHAT

CHAI & CHAT

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.

ALADDIN by Indigo Moon Theatre

Thursday 24th October 2019

ALADDIN by Indigo Moon Theatre

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?

An Evening of Ghazals with Sudeep Banerjee

Saturday 26th October 2019

An Evening of Ghazals with Sudeep Banerjee

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.

Diwali Celebrations

Saturday 2nd November 2019

Diwali Celebrations

Gateshead Visible Ethnic Minorities Support Group and GemArts mark the ‘Festival of Lights’with our annual Diwali Celebrations.

Riverside Ragas: Music from courts of Kings and Saints

Friday 8th November 2019

Riverside Ragas: Music from courts of Kings and Saints

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.