Upcoming events

Indian Treasures
02 Aug 17, Monday-Friday: 10am - 5.30pm, Saturday: 12- 5.30pm to 07 Oct 17

Mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence at the photo exhibition 'Indian Treasures', with images that capture some of the earliest photographic documentation of India.

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CMJA Conference: Building an effective, accountable and inclusive judiciary
24 Sep 17 to 28 Sep 17

The theme of the conference 'Building an Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Judiciary' offers an opportune occasion for productive knowledge sharing with the goal of strengthening our judiciaries and linkages between all members of CMJA.

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2017 Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture – Mahatma Gandhi for the 21st Century
28 Sep 17, 18:30 - 20:00 to 28 Sep 17

The Annual Lecture of the Gandhi Foundation will be held on Thursday 28th September 2017 at The Nehru Centre. The subject of the lecture is: Mahatma Gandhi for the 21st Century and will be given by Satish Kumar, peace activist and environmentalist.

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Independence Gala
04 Oct 17, 20:00 to 04 Oct 17

Join the Southbank Centre for a festival that heralds the coming together of British and Indian performing art forms, part of the India@UK 2017 Year of Culture.

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The 9th Commonwealth Youth Parliament
08 Oct 17 to 12 Oct 17

The International Commonwealth Youth Parliament is an annual CPA event held in a different Commonwealth Region each year. It sees the participation of a maximum of 66 young people from around the Commonwealth.

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Transformation in Southern Africa - What is the role of China?
10 Oct 17, 18:00 - 20:00 to 10 Oct 17

China has become increasingly engaged politically and economically with African nations and the nature of its involvement across the continent is highly varied. What might be the Chinese motives behind these engagements - political influence or profit?

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Africa on the Square 2017
14 Oct 17, 12:00 - 18:00 to 14 Oct 17

Africa on the Square returns to Trafalgar Square for the fourth time on Saturday 14 October. This popular event continues to grow with over 25,000 attending last year as it celebrates African arts and culture.

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Diwali Festival 2017
15 Oct 17, 13:00 - 19:00 to 15 Oct 17

Celebrating its 16th anniversary Diwali Festival, which celebrates the Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of lights, attracts over 35,000 with its lively music and dance stage line up alongside an authentic street food market, craft and community stalls/

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Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting
16 Oct 17 to 19 Oct 17

The aim of the meeting is to facilitate information sharing, best practice and collaboration among countries who share a common legal tradition.

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Brexit: Challenges and Opportunities for Small States
18 Oct 17, 18:00 - 19:30 to 18 Oct 17

Join the Centre for Small States for a seminar on the challenges and opportunities that small states and entities face in relations to Brexit. A panel of five experts on small states will reflect on the political, economical and societal consequences.

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Brexit, a Commonwealth opportunity?
03 Nov 17, 16:00 - 20:00 to 03 Nov 17

The Royal Commonwealth Society Hong Kong Branch presents: Brexit, a Commonwealth opportunity? A forum and cocktail party held at the prestigious Hong Kong Club with the keynote address given by The Rt Hon. the Lord Howell of Guildford PC

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News on a Knife-Edge: Gemini and development journalism today
29 Nov 17, 09:30 - 18:00 to 29 Nov 17

In 1967, following decolonisation and in the midst of the Cold War, a pioneering news feature service began in London, called Gemini. It covered news from around the developing world and the Commonwealth, and lasted until 2002.

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Media and the 2017 Elections across the Commonwealth
06 Dec 17, 14:00 - 17:00 to 06 Dec 17

Media freedom is under pressure in multiple and complex ways across the Commonwealth. These pressures assume particular importance at election times, when access to information or restrictions on the news environment assume even greater importance.

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Gold Coast 2018: XXI Commonwealth Games
04 Apr 18 to 15 Apr 18

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen.

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