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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.

Anupama Bhagwat (sitar) and Shahbaz Hussain (tabla)

Saturday 14th September 2019

Anupama Bhagwat (sitar) and Shahbaz Hussain (tabla)

Anupama Bhagwat, an outstanding sitar player, and has carved a niche in Indian Classical Music with her versatile & eclectic style. 

Riverside Ragas: Sanjay Subrahmanyan

Saturday 21st September 2019

Riverside Ragas: Sanjay Subrahmanyan

GemArts Riverside Ragas series returns with internationally renowned Indian Carnatic vocalist Sanjay Subrahmanyan. Sanjay began learning music at the age of seven, and has spent many years refining his vocal talent, bringing classical traditions to contemporary music.

Riverside Ragas: Rahul Sharma (santoor) and Shahbaz Hussain (tabla)

Thursday 10th October 2019

Riverside Ragas: Rahul Sharma (santoor) and Shahbaz Hussain (tabla)

Sit back and enjoy the sublime, meditative sounds of santoor played by the virtuoso talent of Rahul Sharma, son of the legendary Pandit Shivkumar Sharma.

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?