Shakespeare play being performed at The Globe, London

British Council

About the Mela

Join us for a unique Shakespeare experience at the Shakespeare Mela - a travelling fair across six cities in India!

Designed as part of #ShakespeareLives, the mela will offer a heady mix of culture, arts, education and travel, against the backdrop of a Shakespearean-era theatre.

What's more? You can watch all 37 Shakespeare's plays with The Globe Theatre's Complete Walks, become a director for Romeo and Juliet at the Mix the Play zone, plan your next big British holiday, find out about scholarships to study in the UK, get exciting offers on British Council Library memberships, and more!

Festival schedule




25 - 27 November Chandigarh Chandigarh Carnival, Leisure Valley, Sector 10
10 - 13 January Gandhinagar, Gujarat Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017
25 January - 05 February Kolkata International Kolkata Book Fair
02 - 04 February Pune Ness Wadia College of Commerce
16 - 18 February Chennai Deepwoods Festival, Madras Christian College
17 - 19 March Hyderabad Pearl Cultural Festival, BITS Pilani



See also