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

After nearly four intense, eventful and wonderful years as Minister (Culture) and Director of the Nehru Centre, London, I am very shortly returning to India on a posting. It has been my pleasure and privilege not just to contribute my ideas and vision to enhance The Nehru Centre profile and outreach, but to also attract and interact with a gratifyingly increasing number of patrons and visitors. Over these years, I have come to count many of you among my friends, and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the warmth, support, appreciation and help that you have unhesitatingly offered me at every juncture. I will miss the work and, more than that, all the people who made that work and my time here so pleasant and rewarding. This is the last Nehru Centre brochure to issue under my signature; it will be my successor who will be greeting you through the next one.

Upcoming Events

Presentation on The Baha’i Unity Temple in New Delhi.

An evening hosted by the Bahai’s of Westminster c/o Lord Mereworth[more]

Exhibition of work by students of the Institute Art Foundation course

The Institute is a highly respected educational charity situated in Kingsbury, North London which provides lifelong...[more]

A Conference on THE BHAGAVAD GITA-Its Contemporary Relevance


Talk on Stress Management & Power meditation

As a curtain-raiser to the 1st International Yoga Day being celebrated on June 21, The Nehru Centre organised...[more]

Holiday Calendar

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Saturday, 15 August 2015
Independence day
05 September2015
Mahatma Gandhi's birthday
02 October2015
22 October2015