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

Benarasi: Fabric of Antiquity

For centuries, Indian master weavers have created ethereal penmanship from secret lanes beyond the banks of the sacred...[more]

Th e Elfi c Circle Project
Wednesday 28 September 2016

The Elfic Circle Project

The Elfic Circle Project is collaboration between musicians from different musical and cultural areas, to share a dream...[more]

The Maharajah & Kohinoor is a play for young people about the life of Maharajah Duleep Singh. A most illustrious...[more]

Screen play writing in popular Hindi cinema 13th Dada Saheb Phalke Memorial Lecture 2016 by Farrukh Dhondy South Asian Cinema Foundation (SACF)

Popular Hindi Cinema has developed a unique form of storytelling from the very beginning. Cinema came to India from the...[more]

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Monday, 12 September 2016
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
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