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

Art Exhibition: Melting Pot

“Melting Pot- a place where many people and ideas exist together, often mixing and producing something new.” An...[more]

Folk music tradition from Rajasthan

Music The vast unending expanse of burning hot sand that makes up the Thar Desert of Rajasthan hosts one of the most...[more]

Readings/Book Launch: वतन की खुशबु - Native Scents

Native Scents is the fourth in the series Vatayan’s publications. The twenty poets included in this anthology, all born...[more]

Guru Nanak - the Saviour of Humanity Hardyal Luther

This programme has been cancelled due to unavoidable reason.[more]

Holiday Calendar

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Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Idu’l Fitr
Independence Day
15 August2016
12 September2016
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
02 October2016