News & Events

‘Faiths In Tune’ Interfaith Music Festival at The British Museum
Sunday 25 March 2018
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Children from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London were invited to participate in the ‘Faiths In Tune’ music festival at the British Museum on Sunday 25 March 2018.Faiths In Tune is an all-day interfaith musical festival that promotes interfaith dialogue and …
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Earth Hour 2018
Saturday 24 March 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London joined iconic landmarks as well as communities and organisations from more than 180 countries by switching off its non-essential lights to observe Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 24 March 2018.Earth Hour – the world’s …
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Health Screening with the Royal Free Hospital
Saturday 24 March 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir hosted a cardiovascular health screening session on Saturday 24 March 2018 in conjunction with BAPS Charities and the Royal Free Hospital – a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London. BAPS Charities has developed a longstanding partnership …
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Celebrating International Women’s Day
Saturday 10 March 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir observed the UN’s International Women’s Day, which falls annually on 8 March, with an inspiring conference titled ‘Celebrating Women: Strength in Unity’. It formed one of the thousands of events held throughout the world to inspire …
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Crime Prevention Awareness Drive
Saturday 17 & 24 February 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, organised a crime prevention drive on Saturday 17 and 24 February 2018. The events were planned in response to the significant rise in burglaries across the UK, and were delivered in partnership with the Metropolitan …
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National Gujarati Teachers’ Conference
Saturday 17 February 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London welcomed 108 senior management representatives from 38 different supplementary schools, mandirs and community groups across England on Saturday 17 February 2018 to further their learning about the future of Gujarati language teaching. The Conference was …
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Annual Charity Challenge Launch
Saturday 17 February 2018
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The BAPS Annual 10K Challenge for 2018 was launched on the evening of Saturday 17 February at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London.The official partner for this year’s charity Challenge, which takes place in April, is Carers UK, the UK’s only …
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Maha Shivaratri Celebrations
Tuesday 13 February 2018
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The festival of Maha Shivaratri was celebrated on Tuesday 13 February 2018 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London.Maha Shivaratri is special day in the Hindu calendar for offering reverence to Lord Shiva. Swamis began the festivities in the morning by …
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Bone Marrow Appeal for Nine-Year-Old Yuvan
Saturday 27 January 2018
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London hosted a bone marrow awareness and recruitment drive on Saturday 27 January 2018.The drive was in support of children such as Yuvan, a 9-year-old boy suffering from leukaemia. His condition was diagnosed 4 years ago …
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Collecting Food for the Homeless
December 2017
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Volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London joined BAPS Charities in December 2017 to collect food for the homeless.The collection was part of the Mandir’s proactive and ongoing commitment to support and serve the needy. As part of this initiative, …
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Collecting Winter Clothes for the Homeless
December 2017
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Volunteers from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London joined BAPS Charities in December 2017 to collect clothes for the homeless.The collection was part of the Mandir’s proactive and ongoing commitment to support and serve the needy. As part of this initiative, …
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Celebrating National Interfaith Week 2017
12-19 November 2017
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, joined hundreds of faith communities, interfaith bodies and various other commercial, educational, governmental and charitable organisations across the UK for a week-long programme to observe National Interfaith Week from 12 to 19 November 2017.Interfaith Week …
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Supporting Girl Empowerment through Kranti’s London Tour
Saturday 24 June 2017
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London welcomed Kranti (Revolution) for a tour of the Mandir and exhibition on Saturday 24 June 2017.Kranti is a non-governmental organisation that empowers girls born to workers from Mumbai’s red light areas to become agents of …
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Supporting ‘Saree in a Gadi’ for ‘Save Girl, Educate Girl’ Campaign
Sunday 7 June 2017
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More than 100 women dressed in red sarees embarked on a car rally from BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on Sunday 7 June 2017 to raise awareness of the ‘Save Girl, Educate Girl’ women empowerment and education campaign.The campaign was …
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Prime Minister Theresa May Visits Neasden Temple
Saturday 3 June 2017
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The British Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Theresa May, visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London on Saturday 3 June 2017.This was her second visit to the Mandir, having previously attended as the guest of honour and keynote speaker at the International …
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Observing World Environment Day
Saturday 3 June 2017
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5 June is World Environment Day (WED). It is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform …
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Observing Earth Hour 2017
Saturday 25 March 2017
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London joined iconic landmarks as well as communities and organisations from 187 countries by switching off its non-essential lights to observe Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 25 March 2017.Earth Hour – the world’s largest environmental …
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