Date
Friday, 3 May 2024 - 4:00pm to Friday, 24 May 2024 - 6:00pm

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Experience a cultural extravaganza every Friday at the British Council, where diverse events await. Immerse yourself in cinematic wonders during our film screenings, explore the realms of literature in the Writers' Club, or join the innovative Hybrid Book Club, bridging the gap between technology and traditional reading. Engage in the rhythmic world of words at the Poetry Circle. These weekly gatherings are open to all individuals aged 18 and above, creating a vibrant cultural tapestry across our New Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai centers. Don't miss the opportunity to celebrate art, intellect, and creativity in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Title Details Location Date and Time
Screening: Sherlock (BBC) 

Join us for the screening of Season 1: "Episode 1 - A Study in Pink" of Sherlock by the BBC. The quirky spin on Conan Doyle's iconic sleuth pitches him as a "high-functioning sociopath" in modern-day London. Assisting him in his investigations: Afghanistan War vet John Watson, who's introduced to Holmes by a mutual acquaintance.

New Delhi 

Chennai 

Kolkata

New Delhi: 3 May 2024  6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Chennai: 3 May 2024 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Kolkata: 3 May 2024 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Writers' Club

 

Join the club and meet like-minded people to share ideas and get feedback on your writing skills. This forum requires you to share your original work, anything from short stories, fiction, poetry, and articles to travelogues and blogs with club members and get constructive feedback on your writing skills. 

Theme:The theme this month focuses on mystery and suspense. 

 

New Delhi 

Chennai 

Kolkata

New Delhi: 10 May 2024  5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Chennai: 10 May 2024  4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Kolkata: 10 May 2024  5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Hybrid Book Club 

Welcoming all book lovers to our monthly book club meeting to connect with avid readers, discuss interesting books from our versatile collection, and deepen your engagement with books, stories, and people from across backgrounds.

Theme: The theme for this month's book club meeting is centred around Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic character Sherlock Holmes.

Guest author: Aashisha Chakraborty. Aashisha is a YUVA author with the Ministry of Education and Write India Winner whose best selling debut novel-Mis(s)adventures of a Salesgirl by Rupa Publication is loosely based on her experience as a sales manager. She has been on the panel of multiple literature festivals and has written articles for The Hindu, Times of India and The Daily Guardian among others. 

New Delhi

Chennai

Kolkata

New Delhi: 17 May 2024  4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Chennai: 17 May 2024  4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Kolkata: 17 May 2024   4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Poetry Circle

Awaken the poet in you. Join us in our poetry circle to share, discuss, and enhance your creativity with constructive feedback from your fellow travelers. This is a journey where the destination is to help each other grow and bloom.

Theme: The theme this month focuses on mystery and suspense. 

New Delhi 

Chennai 

Kolkata

New Delhi: 24 May 2024  5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Chennai: 24 May 2024  4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Kolkata: 24 May 2024  5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

 All the events listed above are free and open to audiences 18 years and above.

For more details, write to indialibraries@britishcouncil.org

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