6-12 Nov 2017
India is hugely diverse in it’s geography and religion with rich historical traditions and contemporary culture. It is globally influential in science and technology with a rapidly expanding economy. We will look at India from a multiple perspectives, redressing common stereotypes through storytelling. We will explore migration and those of Indian heritage in our our diverse British community.
Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds
SAT 11 NOV 7.30PM
White Rock Theatre, Hastings
THU 9 NOV 5PM
Children’s Storytelling Day and Parade
Stade Open Space, Hastings
SUN 12 NOV 12-6PM
- The Talking Sphere by Impossible Theatre [Hastings Town Centre]: Imagine a giant inflatable sphere, 4 metres across, glowing with intense colours and imagery, with the audience laughing as they see the faces of their friends appear in quirky animations. FREE
- Deool (Bollywood Movie) [The Electric Palace Cinema]: Keshya, a simple villager, believes that God has arrived in his village but everyone disbelieves him. Later when the politics plays its part things take a drastic change.
- A Heart at Sea by Half a String: Enthralling epic musical folktale told on a miniature scale with haunting live music. The story of a young boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea. FREE
- Kathakali Co plus Delaine and Juliet Russell [Hastings Museum]: A new commission combining brand new live music from Juliet Russell, the Gypsy rituals of Delaine and traditional and mesmerizing Indian storytelling through dance from the Kathakali Co.
- The Circle of Sita from Lis ‘n’ Tell: Storytelling CPD for teachers and storytellers FREE
- Author Talk from Ummi Sinha, local author [University of Brighton] FREE
- Curry Comedy Cabaret
- Bollywood Dance workshop
- Emmanuel Okine (Emmanuel the Magnificent): Ghanaian stories FREE
More information [dates, times, venues etc] to follow.