This is a past event and is currently no longer running.


This performance is affected by Birmingham Hippodrome’s temporary closure. Unfortunately, Samsara – Aakash Odedra is cancelled with no planned rescheduled dates. We will be contacting customers with ticket options over the coming weeks, please do not contact us direct as phone lines and email services are extremely busy. For further information, please click here.

Please note: The team will be dealing with a high volume of bookings, so we kindly ask all ticket holders to avoid contacting Birmingham Hippodrome directly to minimise incoming enquiries. Please bear with us during this time and thank you for your on-going patience.

As a 16th Century monk the journey from China to India was arduous, littered with physical dangers and emotional demons. Explore the spiritual world of Samsara and trace a path across lands and through time. Enter a journey of self-discovery; encounter obstacles and overcome fear. Let go of attachments and allow light in, you may find a place of truth and peace.

Aakash Odedra Company and Bagri Foundation invite you to experience Samsara, an epic live dance performance created and performed by Hippodrome Associate  Akash Odedra (UK/India) and international artist Hu Shenyuan (China). Drawing on their skills in ballet, Chinese folk, kathak and contemporary dance to create a physical and spiritual performance.

Immerse yourself in the energy and skill of these two extraordinary dancers and the live music of composer and singer Nicki Wells (UK/Switzerland), in this epic journey of discovery.


Prices and discounts subject to change, postage from £1.50.

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Discounts & Concessions


We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000†.


2 for 1, price bands A – C


Price bands A-C
10+ tickets – £10 per ticket with 1 FREE ticket for every 10 tickets purchased

Please be aware that discounts are not applicable within the following areas:
Price Band Stalls rows A – K
Price Band Circle rows A – K

Call our dedicated Group Sales Team on 0844 338 7000 or email for more information and to book now!

CLICK HERE for further information on Group Bookings


Parties of 10 or more pay £9.50 per ticket (Price Bands A-C) and 1 teacher goes FREE with every 10 tickets booked.

For School bookings, please send your request from an official school email address to Please include performance date and time, total number of tickets for both students and staff, your contact telephone number, the full billing address and any access requirements.Upon receipt of the above information, we shall reserve seats for you (subject to availability) and send you a copy of your order confirmation by email.

CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings


£8 tickets, price bands A-C


£3 off price band A, £4 off B & C


£5 off each ticket in all seating areas.
2-for-1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

CLICK HERE for more information on our Access Performances


24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for the lowest price, maximum 2 per booker, subject to availability

CLICK HERE for further information on our Standby Rate and our On the Day Postcode Scheme for Birmingham residents living in B6, B9, B10, B11 and B21


Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

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