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Roots & Changes live with Bhavik Haria

Bhavik Haria

By: Eastern Eye

ROOTS & CHANGES LIVE
When: Saturday February 5 and Sunday February 6
Where: Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown Street, Leicester LE1 5TE and Chickenshed Theatre, 290 Chase Side, London N14 4PE
What: Acclaimed British bhajan singer Bhavik Haria delivers a devotional music concert combining contemporary and classical influences, including from his new album, with a talented group of musicians.
www.bhavikharia.com

THE FOUR ACES
When: Friday February 11
Where: Symphony Hall, 8 Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA
What: Concert headlined by iconic artists Shankar Mahadevan, Ustad Zakir Hussain, Rakesh Chaurasia and Louis Banks, which mixes up a musical melting pot of world influences. They are supported by artists, including Indian drummer Gino Banks.
www.bmusic.co.uk

KATTAM KATTI
When: Friday February 11
Where: The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ
What: The Pagrav Dance Company presents a contemporary Kathak production that taps into the competitive chaos, creativity, and colour of Uttarayan, the world-famous international kite festival of Gujarat.
www.thelowry.com

ATIF ASLAM
When: Saturday February 12 and Sunday February 13
Where: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway, London E16 1XL and Morningside Arena, 31 Charter Street, Leicester LE1 3UD
What: The Pakistani superstar returns to the UK for two concerts, where he will perform his greatest hits and familiar classics with a full live band.
www.brightbeat.eu

MAGNIFICENT 4 RELOADED
When: Saturday February 19 and Sunday February 20
Where: Indigo at The O2, 205 Peninsula Square, London SE10 0ES and De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
What: Popular Indian Idol 12 finalists Arunita Kanjilal, Nihal Tauro, Shanmukha Priya and the winner Pawandeep Rajan return with another musically rich concert featuring much-loved hit songs.
www.rockonmusicuk.com

AP DHILLON AND GURINDER GILL
When: Friday February 18 and Thursday February 24
Where: Indigo at The O2, 205 Peninsula Square, London SE10 0ES
What: The chart-topping stars of super hit song Brown Munde will be performing two dates at The 02 as part of their first UK tour. They also have dates scheduled in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
www.theo2.co.uk

SARTAAJ LIVE
When: Thursday February 24
Where: De Montfort Hall, Granville Road, Leicester LE1 7RU
What: The popular singer, songwriter, composer, and poet kicks off his UK tour with a musically rich concert that will include his greatest hits, along with familiar classics.
www.demontforthall.co.uk

EVENTS
UPLIFTING KUNDALINI YOGA & MEDITATION CLASSES
When: Monday January 31
Where: Telegraph Hill Centre, Kitto Road, London SE14 5TY
What: Public Kundalini yoga classes to work on your energy through physical movement and meditation, as taught by Yogi Bhajan. No previous experience with kundalini or any other types of yoga is needed. The class is open to all ability levels and students are asked to bring their own mats.
www.eventbrite.com

BOLLYWOOD CHARITY NIGHT
When: Saturday February 5
Where: The Florrie, 377 Mill Street, Liverpool L8 4RF
What: The Women Conquering Cancer Campaign presents a Bollywood-themed charity night featuring dance, music, and authentic Indian food.
www.eventbrite.com

THEATRE
LIFE OF PI
When: Until Sunday May 29
Where: Wyndham’s Theatre, 32-36 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DA
What: Theatre play based on Yann Martel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name, which revolves around the sole human survivor of a shipwreck struck on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, as they battle to survive an epic voyage across the ocean. The cast includes Hiran Abeysekera, Mina Anwar, Nicholas Khan, Payal Mistry and Raj Ghatak.
www.londontheatre.co.uk

BROKEN WINGS
When: Until Saturday March 26
Where: Charing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London WC2N 6NL
What: New theatre production based on best-selling novelist Kahlil Gibran’s (The Prophet) poetic book, which takes audiences on a musical voyage, exploring issues of gender equality, immigration, the freedom to love who we love, and what ‘home’ really means.
www.charingcrosstheatre.co.uk

COMEDY
NISH KUMAR – YOUR POWER, YOUR CONTROL
When: Wednesday February 2
Where: Bonus Arena, Myton Street, Hull HU1 2PS
What: The popular comedian embarks on a brand-new stand-up show that tackles important subjects like political upheaval, Covid, current uncertainty and why he is taking it personally.
www.bonusarenahull.com

Ahir Shah

AHIR SHAH: DRESS
When: Thursday February 3 and Friday February 4
Where: The Y Theatre, 7 East Street, Leicester LE1 6EY and Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3EB
What: The double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns with a new stand-up show about significance, insignificance, and scurvy.
www.ahirshah.com

SUKH OJLA: LIFE SUKHS
When: Saturday February 5
Where: Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Square, Coventry CV1 1GS
What: Acclaimed stand-up comedian Sukh Ojla continues her solo tour of the UK with her show, where she talks about subjects, including mental illness, moving back in with her parents, identity and living a double life.
www.luventertainment.co.uk

SINDHU VEE – ALPHABET
When: Thursday February 10
Where: Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough PE1 1EF
What: A brand-new stand-up show with the popular comedian about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference between virus and viral.
www.sindhuvee.com

ARABS VS ASIANS
When: Sunday February 20
Where: Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, 102 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LJ
What: The popular Arabs vs Asians returns for another laughter-filled comedy show hosted  by Salman Malik and featuring stand-up talents Farhan Solo, Mani Liaqat, Mo Omar and Fathiya Saleh.
www.frogandbucket.com

CLASSES
FULL DAY SIMPLE INDIAN COOKERY COURSE
When: Saturday February 5
Where: Hounslow, London
What: A trip to the local Indian shop to learn about ingredients will be followed by a practical hands-on cooking course learning how to make a variety of Indian dishes, along with learning how to use spices to add a depth of flavour.
www.cookingwithmonisha.com

Tootia workshop and stories

TOOTIA WORKSHOP AND STORIES
When: Sunday February 6
Where: Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1DU
What: Free event where you are invited to bring along leftover saris and salwar kameez textiles, sequins, and beads to make a tootie together. It is a chance to create art, share stories and learn about different cultures.
www.eventbrite.com

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