Date: Saturday 15th July

Time: 2pm

Venue: Birmingham Hippodrome, Hurst St, Southside B5 4TB

Price: £5, book online at: 

Or call our box office on: 0844 338 5000

Navadal (meaning ‘new shoots’) is Akademi’s national South Asian youth dance competition, run this year in partnership with One Dance UK, ISTD and Sampad.

The performance will showcase shortlisted applicants for solo and group dances in a range of classical Indian styles; last year the line-up included BBC Young Dancer finalist and hugely talented dancer Vidya Patel.

A panel of esteemed judges will select winners and runners up across four categories and the awards will be presented at the end of the performance.

Navadal is part of U.Dance 2017.


Accessibility Information:

Assisted Performances: for dates of relaxed, audio- described, captioned or signed performances, please visit or call 0844 338 5000 for further details.

Visually-impaired: Guide dogs are very welcome in the theatre and can be looked after by staff during performances. Should you require a seat close to entrances, please ask when booking. Please let us know when booking if you need any help.

Deaf, deafened and hard-of-hearing: if you’d like a receiver, just ask at our cloakroom. Signed performances, with seats close to the signer, are available visit the website for more details.

Impaired mobility: Automatic doors and lifts are available for wheelchair users and we have wheelchair positions both in our main auditorium and Patrick Centre studio. We have accessible unisex and ambulant disabled toilets on all levels, plus low-level counter service. Circle Restaurant is also fully accessible.

Parking: For disabled patrons, the best approach is on Hurst Street, with bus and rail stations less than half a mile away. Limited disabled parking is available on Hurst Street and Thorp Street.

The Arcadian Centre Car Park has specially allocated bays with easy access to street level (c.150 yds to our entrance).

Wheelchair users and patrons with impaired mobility may prefer to use Thorp Street car park directly opposite our stage door which provide the easiest access to the theatre.

Wheelchair spaces can only be booked by calling us or coming in person to the box office at the theatre.




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