What’s On

7:00 pm
An intimate evening with Akademi’s founder. Join us for an intimate evening with Akademi’s visionary founder and celebrated Mohiniattam artist, Tara Rajkumar OAM, who visits London from Australia to attend Akademi’s 40th anniversary celebrations. She[...]
The Bhavan
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Akademi at 40 in the archives Join us for a unique evening of performance, film and dialogue, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of leading South Asian dance company Akademi. This evening marks the evolution of[...]
V&A Museum
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Learn moves based on Indian dance to tell an enchanting story of creation and care, in a workshop for the whole family. Presented by Akademi, the UK’s leading South Asian dance organisation, the workshop is[...]
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2
Oct 24 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
12:30 pm
Submerge yourself in an ancient tale from Bharatanatyam dancer and storyteller Anusha Subramanyam, or join in and make a splash. The tale of the milk-white ocean is a well-known episode from Hindu mythology. A careless[...]
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2
12:00 am
This October, young British Asian artists take over Rich Mix in a two-day British Asian cross-arts festival. Co-Artistic Directors Shane Shambhu and Nina Head, along with guest curator Parbati Chaudhury, arrange this first-of-a-kind festival which sees[...]
Rich Mix
Nov 1 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
8:30 pm
An evening of powerful, ambitious and original work from early career South Asian choreographers. Akademi’s SPARKPLUGS initiative presents powerful, ambitious and original work of early career South Asian choreographers, by providing platforms and introducing audiences[...]
Watermans Arts Centre