Saturday 17th July 2021
GemArts is thrilled to be launching Masala Festival 2021! Working in partnership with Borneo Bengkel, a cultural arts platform based in Sarawak, East Malaysia, we present an international collaboration between spoken word performers from East Malaysia and Northern England.
Friday 23rd July 2021
In perfect balance, the mesmeric warmth of Helen Anahita Wilson’s piano meets the virtuosic and thrilling tabla playing of one of Europe’s finest percussionists, Shahbaz Hussain.
Sunday 25th July 2021
A traditional North Indian classical solo performance by Award-winning sitarist Jasdeep Singh Degun, accompanied on tabla by Harkiret Bahra.
Tuesday 20th July 2021
Tishani Doshi reading and in conversation with John Challis.
GemArts Masala Festival and Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts are pleased to welcome the award-winning poet and dancer, Tishani Doshi.
Monday 19th July 2021
Come join this fascinating discussion of strong individuals who shaped the rights of women with artists Sofia Barton and Lady Kitt.