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The Venues

Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone ME14 1PL tel 01622 758611

Norton Knatchbull School Hall, Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 0QJ

Kent Music, Astley House, Hastings Road, Maidstone ME15 7SG

St Mary's Church, The Churchyard
(off Ashford High Street)
TN23 1QG

Brake Hall
Ashford School
East Hill
TN24 8PB


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Booking Information

Ashford Tourist Information Centre
18 The Churchyard, Ashford, Kent TN23 1QG

Telephone: 01233 629165


Monday to Saturday - 9.30am to 5pm (November to March)
Monday to Saturday - 9.30am to 5.30pm (April to October)
There will be a small charge of 25p per ticket when paying by credit/debit card.

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For concessions student, UB40s and OAPs qualify. Proof must be shown at the event.

Payment by cheque - please make cheques out to ShivaNova and send to the following address: Peregrine, Grange Road, St Michaels, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6TJ.

Disabled access at all venues.

ShivaNova reserve the right to cancel or amend any of the performances. A full refund will be given in the event of performance cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control. Otherwise no refunds will be given.

ShivaNova would like to credit Ashford Youth Theatre for their invaluable technical assistance. For further information about the AYT contact Stella on 01233 638680


ShivaNova is a dimension of new musical excitement, bringing together virtuoso improvising musicians from Europe, Asia and Africa. The creation of Priti Paintal, ShivaNova's music integrates elements of jazz, classical, Asian, ambient and club dance styles to create a sound-world that is immediately accessible yet completely unique. Instruments used by ShivaNova include sitar, sarod, Indian and Middle Easter harps, voice, tabla, Indian and Western violins, cello, piano/keyboards, saxophone, flutes, percussion, African kora and drums and Chinese instruments.