Who we are

Established in 1985, the Tagore Centre UK exists to promote and disseminate the prodigious creativity of Rabindranath Tagore, a myriad minded literary Colossus, an outstanding thinker of the 20th Century and the first non-European recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature.


Upcoming events in 2019

DHRUPAD music by Prassanna Viswanathan

Sunday 26th May, 1.30pm onwards Address: The Tagore Centre UK, Alexandra Park Library, Alexandra Park Road, London N22 7UJ

Don’t miss out on a fantastic performance of the specialist genre of DHRUPAD music from the well-known maestro of Indian Classical music, Prassanna Viswanathan. Join us at the Centre and enjoy this special performance

Lilian Nandi: Glories of India – Past, Present and Future

Sunday 12th May, 1.30pm onwards Address: The Tagore Centre UK, Alexandra Park Library, Alexandra Park Road, London N22 7UJ

Join us for a fascinating talk at the Tagore Centre from Lilian Nandi.

‘Glories of India – Past, Present and Future’, looks at the intellectual achievements of Indian men and women across a range of topics down the centuries! We’ll begin at 1.30pm, don’t miss out!

Members Day at The Tagore Centre UK

Sunday 5th May, 1.30pm onwards Address: The Tagore Centre UK, Alexandra Park Library, Alexandra Park Road, London N22 7UJ

Its Member’s Day, a day that provides the opportunity to see contributions from some of our members, including Mohit De, Mamata Nanda (with a recitation) and Anuradha Pal Choudhury with music. But it’s not too late to welcome more contributions. If you’re a member of the Tagore Centre UK come and show us what it is about the great man that inspires you – whether it’s music, poetry, a monologue or a dance piece!



Tagore’s Birthday Celebrations

Tuesday 7th May, 12.30 – 2pm   
Address: Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1

As in previous years, we will be celebrating Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday on Tuesday 7 May at 12.30pm at the Tagore Bust in Gordon Square WC1, Central London. Everybody is welcome, and if you would like to bringing music, poetry or any other performance this will be appreciated.           

The nearest tube station is Russell Square (Piccadilly Line), and we will be at the bust for approximately one to one and a half hours.

About the bust…            
On 7 July 2011 in the heart of London, HRH The Prince of Wales unveiled a bust of India’s greatest artist Rabindranath Tagore in Gordon Square to celebrate the poet’s 150th Birth Anniversary. Read more