South Asian Heritage Month Festival

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Stories, Anecdotes & Narratives from the Artistic Cultural Traditions Of South Asia

Hindustani/Carnatic • Dhrupad • Khyal • Carnatic  • Sufi Qawwali • Ghazals Nazms & Geets

Contemporary Voices & Sounds • Classical & Contemporary Dances

SAMA is pleased to announce its programme for the South Asian Heritage Month, with a festival that shares stories, anecdotes and narratives from the artistic cultures of the Indian sub – continent. For 10 days from 11th to 20th August, London’s Marylebone Theatre will reverberate with a multi genre display of music and dance – which will include Dhrupad, Khyal, Carnatic classical, Qawwali, Ghazals, Contemporary sounds and dance – all styles including a special Kathak Dance Choreography on Sufi Poetry.

A day by day breakdown of whats on can be found below.

11 - 20 Aug
Marylebone Theatre
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Wheelchair and companion tickets for these performances can be booked online.


Classical Dance Medley – Odissi/ Manipuri/ Kuchipudi
Pallavi Vijay, Debanjali Biswas & Ranjini Nair

Bhoomi - Dance Production - Kathak on Sufi poetry
Maitreyee Pahari & Dance Company Lok Chhanda

Anandadhara Art
From the Heart of Bengal – Music, Dance & Poetry

StringFEST: Young Musicians – Carnatic/Hindustani/Persian – Music
Aparna Raghuraman - Violin / Shayaan Saqib - Sarod, Adib Rustami - Khamaicha Saphwat Simab - Rubab

Contemporary Folk & Classical / Jazz Soprano
Tritha Sinha / Sparsh Bajpai

Carnatic classical and Contemporary Music
Vamshi Vishnudas / Project Mishram

Classical Dance Medley – Bharatanatyam/ Mohini Attam/ Kathak
Divya Ravi, Indrani Datta, Danielle Verghese & Judith Joseph

Dhrupad & Khyal
Kirit Singh / Prabhat Rao

Songs of the Mystics - Sufi Qawwali
Chahat Mehmud Ali Khan Qawwa

Ghazals – Words, Music & Poetry
Zeeshan Ali / Kaleem Sheikh


Marylebone Theatre

Marylebone Theatre 35 Park Road London NW1 6XT UK

The Marylebone Theatre is London’s newest cross-cultural, performance space.

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Underground and Train

The nearest underground stations are Marylebone, accessible via Bakerloo line, and Baker Street served by the Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines. Both stations are only 5 minutes' walk from Marylebone Theatre. Marylebone Theatre is 5 minutes' walk from Marylebone train station. Euston and Paddington train stations are 25 minutes walk from Marylebone Theatre. King's Cross St. Pancreas station is 15 minutes by tube from Baker Street station.


The following bus routes stop right in front of Marylebone Theatre: 13, 113, 139, 189, 274, N113.


There is a café in the building where you can purchase hot drinks, alcohol and snacks.

Bringing food and drinks inside the auditorium is strictly prohibited.

Access Information

Assistance dogs are allowed inside the theatre. Please read carefully the description when booking the tickets, as some plays might have trigger warnings and might not be suitable for guide dogs.

There is an unreserved disabled parking space on the street opposite the theatre on Park Road. Please note that this is unreserved.

Yes, the auditorium has completely level access from the street.