British Asian Festival

Friday 4 May – Sunday 6 May
Watford Palace Theatre, WD17 1JZ

Fri 4 May
7pm
Play: Southall Park
A rehearsed performance of new play about two brothers in Southall by Rifco Associate Amarjit Bassan.

8.30pm
Comedy: Pinky & Preetho’s Comedy Night
The fabulous Masala Queens – Pinky and Preetho host a night of stand-up comedy with a brilliant line-up of British Asian comedians.

Sat 5 May
11am & 1.30pm
Children’s: Bhangra Tots
Fun dance sessions for children aged 2 – 6 with Aashiyana Arts.

1pm
Family: Crafts with The Make Escape
Get creative with The Make Escape and their Bollywood inspired craft workshop.

6pm
Spoken Word: with Apples and Snakes
An evening full of creativity with acclaimed and emerging British Asian poets.

4.30pm & 8pm
Play: Pyar Actually
After its sold-out run last year, Sukh Ojla’s hit comedy drama about love and missed opportunities returns to Watford.

Sun 6 May
11am
Literary: Short Stories with The Asian Writer
Short story readings from past finalists of The Asian Writer prize.

12pm & 1.15pm
Food: Afternoon Tea with Desi Tea
A unique afternoon tea experience with a delicious spread from Desi Tea.

2.30pm
Film: English Vinglish
A screening of the film English Vinglish in honour of Bollywood actress Sridevi.

Every Day
Exhibition: MrASingh
Exhibition: Dotty Art

Food
South Asian food from Gupta’s Bombay Street Food and light snacks and drinks will be available to purchase at the Watford Palace Theatre Café/Bar.

Book tickets here

 

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