Renowned storyteller and sitar player extraordinaire set for Barnoldswick show

Hennessey (left) and Mukherjee in performance.
Hennessey (left) and Mukherjee in performance.
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A dynamic duo featuring a renowned storyteller and a sitar player extraordinaire are heading to Barnoldswick for an enthralling performance of their shape-shifting show which brings India’s most fearsome Goddess, Kali, to life.

With Emily Hennessey weaving the tapestry of the enchanting stories and sitar-player Sheema Mukherjee adding a backdrop of stunning music, the pair's “Kali - The Story of the World’s Wildest Goddess” show guides the audience through the surreal landscape of Hindu mythology in a collaboration that combines the epic, the fairytale, the myth, and Indian classical music.

The show, which is suitable for those aged over 14, is heading to The Rainhall Centre in Barnoldswick on Friday, April 27th at 7pm as one of the many events hosted by Spot On Lancashire this Spring, taking professional arts events to village halls and libraries across the county.

“Kali is one of the wildest shape-shifters among the many hundreds of Hindu gods," said Spot On’s Lyndsey Wilson. "Emily and Sheema are experts at guiding the audience and transporting them to the sights and sounds of India.

"Get ready for love stories, wild tuc-tuc rides, demons, and epic battles of good against evil," Lyndsey added. "We can’t wait!"

Tickets for the show cost £8 and can be purchased by calling the box office on 01282 345200 or by booking online at For more information about the show or to see the full Spot On Spring 2018 programme, visit, email, or call 01254 660 360.