Dawaat at Queen's Market


Dawaat at Queen's Market

Dawaat is an extraordinary event popping up across London.

Driven by the sharing of food, poetry, live music and spoken word, Dawaat is a performance that will flood the senses and shift perspectives. Pull up a seat at the dining table and feast with attendees as we celebrate 50 years of independence.

Working closely with Bangladeshi diaspora communities in London, Tara Theatre’s Artistic Director Abdul Shayek has devised an unforgettable piece of intergenerational theatre that looks at what the 50th anniversary means to the diaspora. With female voices firmly at the heart of this production, Dawaat will subvert expectations, challenge mindsets and delight your ears, eyes and taste buds.

DAWAAT is a Tara Theatre production presented in partnership with the Royal Docks Team and supported by the Mayor of London as part of the Let’s Do London campaign.


Monday 13 December, 5pm & 7.30pm


Seated Tickets (with food) for the Queen’s Market performances are free for Newham residents. Please email us on bookings@taratheatre.com to request your tickets (limited capacity). There are two ways to enjoy the show:

  • Seated at the table (with food): book by emailing bookings@taratheatre.com
  • Standing (without food): Free and no booking is required

Please include in your email: your full name and address; the performance you wish to attend; number and type of tickets required and a contact telephone number. Please note there is a limit of 4 tickets per booking. Tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis. You e-ticket will be emailed to you in advance of the performance. Alternatively, please call our box office on 020 8333 4457.

Dawaat can seat 30 individuals around its communal dining table, where you will enjoy some delicious Bangladeshi food as you experience the live performance.

Please email bookings@taratheatre.com if you have any food allergies or special dietary requirements.

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Monday 13 December


Queen's Market


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