Satyamva Jayathe

Welcome to
The Nehru Centre, London

Cultural Wing of the High Commission of India

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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

Thank you all for the enthusiastic response to our events in the current season. The Women in Music Festival events, the fashion show featuring Eri silk and several other events were very well received.

In May and June, we are featuring several interesting events including exhibitions on heritage craft of West Bengal by Biswa Bangla that supports over 10,000 artisans, photo exhibitions on India, panel discussions and seminars on a range of topics including the life of V.K. Krishna Menon (marking his 120th birth anniversary), on war reporting, Indo-Islamic art and literature, Talks by Padma Shri Dr. Sunil Kothari, Prof. Sunil Khilnani on his recent book ....

Upcoming Events

Exhibition: Lights of India Caroline Tabah

Based in Montreal, versatile artist Caroline Tabah is an author, screenwriter, filmmaker, concept designer, director,...[more]

Book Launch: Love Across A Broken Map – Short stories from The Whole Kahani

"The Whole Kahani" (The Complete Story), is a collective of British fiction writers of South Asian origin....[more]

Sitar recital by Mehboob Nadeem In association with Sama Arts Network Ltd

Born into a highly distinguished family of traditional musicians of the Agra Gharana, Mehboob is the grandson of the...[more]

Music concert featuring Shammi Pithia, Yorkston Thorne Khan and Lifafa In association with Open Embassy

The above programme has been cancelled due to unavoidable reasons. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.[more]

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Saturday, 21 May 2016
Buddha Purnima
Monday, 30 May 2016
Spring Bank Holiday
Spring Bank Holiday
30 May2016
Idu’l Fitr
06 July2016
Independence Day
15 August2016