Past Event


Thu 13 Jul 2017

Open the door into the magic of Diwali through the incredible storytelling of Kathakakli - the classical dance drama from south India.

The Kala Chethena Kathakali Company includes major world class artists from Kerala, tours nationally and internationally.

Since 1987 The Kala Chethena Kathakali Company has taken Kathakali throughout the UK bringing its rich and ancient culture to thousands of people of all ages and cultural backgrounds. 

Read an interview with Barbara Vijayakumar on our blog where she talks about her journey to India and Kathakali, and becoming the first female and non-Indian chutti make-up artist.

There is a second performance of Kathakali at The Old Courtroom, Sun 15 Oct