The Beatles Ragafest & Indian Festival Village at St. George’s Hall

Chris Horkan
Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, courtesy of Sgt Pepper at 50

The Beatles Ragafest & Indian Festival Village at St George’s Hall, Liverpool, City Centre 11 June 2017 Tickets from £10.00 — Book now

In a celebration of Indian culture that drew the Beatles to India, St George’s Hall will be filled with ragas throughout 11 June, with performances at 8.30am, 1pm, 5.30pm and 9.30pm.

Ragafest will see the very best Indian musicians in the world – including the likes of Grammy Award winner Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Rakesh Chaurasia and Anil Srinivasan – head to Liverpool to perform at Ragafest.

Produced by Milapfest – Britain’s leading Indian arts development trust – and also incorporating an Indian Festival Village (11.30am – 9pm, free entry), expect a feast for the senses with a full day of dance, music, food, arts, crafts and yoga.

The Beatles Ragafest & Indian Festival Village at St George’s Hall, Liverpool, City Centre 11 June 2017 Tickets from £10.00 Book now

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