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

Many of our July-August events were well received with packed audiences. We deeply appreciate your interest in our events, your positive feedback and suggestions.

We have a very good line up for September and October with several interesting exhibitions, panel discussions, talks and live music and dance. Renowned Indologist Professor Karel Werner will be talking about Yoga, Padma Shri Raghu Rai and Revati Sharma Singh are exhibiting and talking about their art, the 13th Dada Saheb Phalke Memorial Lecture 2016 by Farrukh Dhondy, performances by the Chaar Yaar Group, Bianca Gismonti Trio, Th e Elfi c Circle Project, Jonathan Mayer on the Sitar, Naresh ....

Upcoming Events

Sitar & Tabla

Jonathan Mayer and Udit Pankhania represent the new generation of Indian Classical Musicians in the UK. Jonathan Mayer...[more]

StringFest- Partho Bose
Friday 28 October 2016

StringFest- Partho Bose

Partha Bose is a widely acknowledged Sitar player and a much respected artiste in the arena of contemporary Hindustani...[more]

Universal Osmosis

6.00pm: Refreshments and snacks 6.15pm: Inauguration of the event in the Exhibition Hall 7.15pm: Showing of film,...[more]

Stringfest - Tar Shehnai Shri Kirpal Singh Panesar

Kirpal Singh Panesar is one of the brightest talents to have emerged in the UK. He is regarded amongst the leading...[more]

Holiday Calendar

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Sunday, 02 October 2016
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Sunday, 30 October 2016
30 October2016
Guru Nanak’s Birthday
14 November2016
Christmas Day
25 December2016