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

Thank you for your continued support and encouragement. We hope that the wide variety of interesting events that we have lined up for July and August will attract more of you to visit us this season.

I wanted to also draw your attention some of the events we are supporting outside the Nehru Centre in the coming weeks. In association with various partner organizations, we are organising performances for several top Indian artists and groups in London and other cities here in the UK. These are being co-sponsored and supported by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and The Nehru Centre. They include: Madhvi Mudgal’s Odissi Dance group in Bedford, London ....

Upcoming Events

A lecture demonstration and performance on Abhinaya by Bala Devi Chandrashekar

A lecture demonstration with performance on Abhinaya by Bharatanatyam exponent Bala Devi Chandrashekhar. Bala Devi...[more]

Inauguration of Dhrupad Institute UK Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar - Dhrupad Vocals

Inauguration of the Dhrupad Institute by Sama Arts in the presence of one the leading dhrupad exponents Ustad...[more]

Art Exhibition: Th ree Decades Alex Rodrigues, Pawan Aswani, Purnima Dabolkar

Three decades is an exhibition put together by artist Alex Rodrigues. It is so called because the three participating...[more]

Panel discussion & book Launch - ‘India, the Business Opportunity’ Dr. Linda Spedding

As India begins its second generation reforms and further opens up its economy and integrates it with the rest of the...[more]

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Idu’l Fitr
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