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Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

The Bhavan Centre is dedicated to developing Indian art and culture, providing courses in 24 different subjects including music, dance, languages, yoga and drama, as well as an annual summer school. The Centre offers a degree course in Indian Classical Music, in association with Trinity Laban. The Bhavan Centre also presents a programme of concerts, often featuring renowned artists from India. As well as the main concert hall, there is a gallery space and bookshop at the Centre. Our funding contributes towards core costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £128,256
  • 2013-2014: £131,205
  • 2014-2015: £134,617

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The Bhavan Centre in 30 seconds

All you wanted to know about the Bhavan in half a minute, but really only a glimpse of what we're all about! If you're intrigued then don't forget to enrol for one of 22 courses in music, dance, languages, yoga and art this September.

Copy of Bhavan's Diwali advert 2012

Check out what's on at the Bhavan Centre in London, in this advert made for Indian T.V. It's the third advert to be made for Zee T.V, Star Plus, NDTV amongst others in the run up to Diwali 2012.

The Bhavan Centre London - Corporate Video

Corporate Video of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London Bhavan is a hub of Indian music and dance in London. Over 20 courses in singing, dance, yoga, art and archaeology, with over one hundred performances a year. For more details on the Bhavan visit: www.bhavan.net

Mahotsav - 2013 - Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, London, UK

Dear Friends, The Bhavan is organizing Mahotsav 2013 - An all day festival of music and dance at the Bhavan Centre, London. You can reserve your tickets by booking it online. Make sure you don't miss this exciting performances by top artists. You can also pass on this information to your friends who are interested to witness such events in London. For more details on the event or to book your tickets online visit : http://bhavan.net/events/mahotsav/ See you at Mahotsav !!

Learn Indian Dance, Music, Yoga, Drama & Archaeology at The Bhavan Centre, London

Your chance to Learn Indian - Music, Dance, Languages, Yoga, Art & Archeology at The Bhavan Centre, UK. Courses start from 14th September 2013... Don't miss this opportunity. For more details on the courses, fees, timetable etc. Call: 0207 381 4608 / 3608 or visit: http://bhavan.net/courses/professional-training-courses-in-indian-art-and-culture.html

Launch of Online Ticketing System of Bhavan by Juhi Chawla

Online Ticketing System for Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was launched by Bollywood Actress Juhi Chawla on 23rd June at Bhavan Centre, London UK. Now you can book your tickets for any events or shows online. Vist www.bhavan.net to book your tickets and enjoy the show.

Bhinna Abhinna May 2013

A special collaboration featuring the Sitar and Electronic Guitar, as part of Bhavan's Bhinna Abhinna music series. This time Bhavan's Sitar guru Sanjay Guha, performed with renowned Electronic guitarist Deirdre Cartwright in this afternoon of superb experimental music. Music for the show was composed by Sanjay Guha and Deirdre Cartwritght. Alison Rayner on double bass and Winston Clifford on drums. With Mridangam teacher at the Bhavan M.Balachandar and his student on the Morsing, Kabelananth.

Saakshi Shillaa: Witness Rock

Performed on 13th April 2013, in front of a record-breaking One thousand people in the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer at the Southbank. This play was commissioned especially for the Alchemy Festival 2013 by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in London. The original play written in Kannada was translated into Sanskrit by Dr HVS Shastry.

Bhavan Kathak dancers' tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar

Bhavan's Kathak dancers, students of Abhay Shankar Mishra perform at the centre on 24th February 2013 in tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar at his memorial. The piece was composed by the late Sitarist himself. Also in attendance was Anoushka Shankar, with her husband, director Joe Wright.

Bharatanatyam tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar

Bhavan's Bharatanaryam dancers, students of Prakash Yadagudde perform at the centre on 24th February 2013 in tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar at his memorial. Also in attendance was Anoushka Shankar, with her husband, director Joe Wright.

Tribute to Pandit Ravi Shankar

Performed by senior disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar and Sitar guru at Bhavan Sanjay Guha, along with others at Bhavan...including mridangam teacher M.Balachandar and Vina and Sitar students Performed on 24th February 2013 during a memorial held for Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar, who passed away on 11th December 2012.

Bhavan's Diwali advert 2012

Check out what's on at the Bhavan Centre in London, in this advert made for Indian T.V. It's the third advert to be made for Zee T.V, Star Plus, NDTV amongst others in the run up to Diwali 2012.

bhavans 15sec ad 22nd Oct

Check out what's on at the Bhavan Centre in London, in this advert made for Indian T.V. It's the second advert to be made for Zee T.V, Star Plus, NDTV amongst others during October 2012.

Bhavan Centre TV advert - 1st Oct

Check out what's on at the Bhavan Centre in London, in this advert made for Indian T.V. To be aired on Zee T.V, Star Plus, NDTV amongst others during October 2012

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Students playing the tabla, north Indian percussion taught under Bhavan's resident teacher Rajkumar Misra This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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Students playing the North Indian stringed instrument - Sitar, taught under Bhavan's resident teacher Sanjay Guha. This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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Students playing south Indian drums - Mridangam, taught under Bhavan's resident teacher M Balachandar. This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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Students performing the North Indian dance style of Kathak, taught by Bhavan's resident teacher Abhay Shankar Mishra. This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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Students performing the North Indian dance style of Kathak, taught by Bhavan's resident teacher Abhay Shankar Mishra. This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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Students performing South Indian vocal classical singing and Vina, taught by Bhavan's resident teacher Sivasakti Sivanesan. This event took place at the Bhavan in London on 22nd January as part of Bhavan's Founder's day celebrations.

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www.bhavan.net

4a
Castletown Road

London
W14 9HQ

51.488838, -0.20634

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