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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.

Sarathy Korwar

Tuesday 19th November 2019

Sarathy Korwar

Born in the US, Sarathy Korwar grew up in Ahmedabad and Chennai in India. He began playing tabla aged 10, but was also drawn to the American music that he heard on the radio and leaking through the doorway of his local jazz music shop.

Bollywood Dhamaka!

Sunday 1st December 2019

Bollywood Dhamaka!

A fun and vibrant evening of Bollywood music, dance and culture in aid of the Bridging Stroke across Newcastle & Gateshead charitable fund, supporting local people affected by Stroke.

Goodness Gracious Me with Nikesh Shukla, Nina Wadia and Konnie Huq, Part of Words Weekend 2019

Sunday 8th December 2019

Goodness Gracious Me with Nikesh Shukla, Nina Wadia and Konnie Huq, Part of Words Weekend 2019

It’s over twenty years since the ground-breaking Goodness Gracious Me skewered multiculturalism with its sharp, on-the-nose sketches about the default British Asian narrative. Join Nina Wadia, Nikesh Shukla and Konnie Huq in discussion and to laugh your head off at some of the most brilliant sketches of our time.