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Kathakali Meets Carnival

21 Jul – 8 Oct 2017


Dimbola Museums and Galleries

Terrace Lane
Freshwater Bay
PO40 9QE

01983 756 814

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Kathakali Meets Carnival


Mab 0895

An exhibition bringing together Kathakali and Carnival -two vibrant performance traditions from Kerala (South India) and the Caribbean.

The colourful and expressive images acknowledge the remarkable people who have created and preserved these extraordinary art forms as a celebration of the human spirit. Organised by the Kala Chelthena Kathakali Company and The New Carnival Company and supported by Heritage Lottery Fund.

This exhibition runs until 8th October. Please check our website for opening hours (

Open seven days a week - 10am - 5pm (closed on Mondays from October)

Image: © Mark Bennett