On Saturday 2nd October Leeds-based Balbir Singh Dance Company are coming to Skipton Town Hall to perform an exciting show that blends dance, music and food.
Love and Spice combines different art forms and cultural traditions with a chef cooking live on stage. The show is a multicultural feast for all the senses, with audiences being served an Indian meal as part of the ticket price.
The show tells the story of an elderly couple, looking back on their life together, reliving key moments through memories of the meals they shared.
As the couple reminisce, their younger selves appear and enact the memories of times past. With the couple’s advancing age, each has lost one of their senses: him the sense of smell, her the sense of taste. Can spices – in particular black pepper and cardamom, the king and queen of spices – help them recapture what has been lost? Annapoorna, the goddess of food and nourishment, summons the butter-thief Krishna and the sweet-toothed elephant-headed god Ganesh to help her cook a special meal in the kitchen.
Together they will try to bring back the couple’s lost senses, but what else will be rekindled along the way?
Cultural Services Manager Danielle Daglan said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming the wonderful Balbir Singh Dance Company to our recently restored Concert Hall. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience a performance which blends traditional Kathak dance, storytelling and live cooking here in Craven.”
To book visit www.skiptontownhall.co.uk or call 01756 792809. All meals are vegetarian.