Satyamva Jayathe

Welcome to
The Nehru Centre, London

Cultural Wing of the High Commission of India


About Nehru Centre

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), an autonomous organisation affiliated to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, runs 34 other cultural centres besides London, including in Berlin, Moscow, Johannesburg, Cairo and Colombo. These centres function as part of the diplomatic missions of the Government of India of those countries with the objective of serving as windows into the composite culture of India.

The Centre organises a wide range of cultural events on its premises, showcasing Indian music, dance and theatre, besides a range of activities aimed at strengthening and deepening the intellectual dialogue between the two

Director’s message

I am delighted to introduce our upcoming programmes for the next few months. We have an interesting mix of panel discussions, exhibitions and musical events featuring established and renowned artists along with promising young talent.

We are celebrating the International Women’s Day in a special way this year throughout March and April with panel discussions and a musical festival showcasing ‘Women in music’. The world‘s first all-women‘s percussion based Hindustani-Carnatic Music ensemble Stree Shakti led by Pandita Anuradha Pal will be performing at the Centre as part of these celebrations. ....

Upcoming Events

Exhibition on Churches of Goa

Violet M Digby (1900-1960) spent most of her life in India as the child of a civil engineer and later as the wife of a...[more]

Exhibition on Churches of Goa

Biswa Bangla is a West Bengal government-led initiative that supports over 10,000 artisans, craftspeople and weavers....[more]

Exhibition on Churches of Goa

Born in Kerala, he came to England and enrolled at the London School of Economics. There he came into contact with the...[more]

Exhibition on Churches of Goa

The sarangi came naturally to the Delhi-bred Khan an eighth generation musician who belongs to a distinguished family...[more]

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Friday, 15 April 2016
Ram Navami
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Mahavir Jayanti
Buddha Purnima
21 May2016
Spring Bank Holiday
30 May2016
Idu’l Fitr
06 July2016