The Southbank Centre hosts the second Alchemy a festival of South Asian culture, offering a divine weekend of sufi music, dance and poetry from Friday 15th April until Monday 25th April 2011.
Line-upArtists confirmed for Southbank Centre's 11-day celebration of South Asian culture include actors Meera Syal and Javed Jaffrey; the return of tabla maestro Talvin Singh; legendary Sufi singer Hans Raj Hans; writers and journalists Tahmima Anam, William Dalrymple and Amit Chaudhuri; TV presenter Anita Rani: pop icon Kailash Kher and rising-star Raghu Dixit.
TicketsTicket prices vary depending on event. To buy tickets, click here.
More infoA hard-hitting series of talks and debates explore issues thrown up by the region's rapid economic growth. Beyond the ticketed events, Alchemy extends an open invitation to all to come and enjoy the festival atmosphere at an exciting range of free events ranging from morning yoga to daytime events for children and outdoor street theatre to pre-concert dance demonstrations and performances.
AccommodationThis event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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last updated: Fri 18th Feb 2011