News & Events

Charity Partnership Launched with ‘Trees for Cities’
Saturday 15 February 2020

The ‘BAPS Annual Charity Challenge’ was launched on the evening of Saturday 15 February 2020 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’. The official partner for this year’s charity Challenge, which takes place on …
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Neasden Temple Participates in Opening Cultural Event for Brent
Saturday 18 January 2020

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’ – joined a cast of over 300 performers from schools, dance clubs and community groups across Brent to take part in RISE, the opening event of Brent’s year …
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BAPS Charities Donates £10,000 to the Brittle Bone Society and my AFK
Sunday 12 January 2020

BAPS Charities presented a cheque for £5,000 to the Brittle Bone Society and a further £5,000 to my AFK (formerly known as Action for Kids) at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on Sunday 12 January 2020. The funds were donated …
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Winter Clothes and Food Collection for the Homeless
December 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir helped BAPS Charities collect winter clothing and food for the homeless in December 2019 as part of its on-going commitment to serve the needy in the local community. A variety of warm pieces of clothing – …
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson Visits Neasden Temple
Saturday 7 December 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London – popularly known as the ‘Neasden Temple’ – on Saturday 7 December 2019. The visit coincided with the 98th birthday celebrations of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the inspirer and …
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BAPS Donates £10,000 to NSPCC
Saturday 23 November 2019

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha presented a cheque for £10,000 to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) during a special evening assembly on Saturday 23 November 2019 at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London. The funds were raised …
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‘Community Project of the Year’ Award for Health Screenings
Thursday 21 November 2019

The healthcare team at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir was presented with the ‘Community Project of the Year’ award by Brent Council in recognition for its community cardiovascular screening programmes organised by BAPS Charities. The award is part of the ‘Pride …
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Community Cancer Awareness Roadshow
Saturday 9 November 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir hosted a community cancer awareness roadshow on Saturday 9 November 2019, organised by Cancer Research UK (CRUK), one of the UK’s leading cancer research and awareness charities. A team of advisers and specialist cancer nurses spoke …
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Open House London 2019
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 September 2019

More than 1,300 people visited BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on the weekend of 21-22 September 2019 as part of the Mandir’s participation in this year’s ‘Open House London’ – an annual architectural festival celebrating London’s buildings and design. The …
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Preventing Cardiovascular Disease Conference
Saturday 1 June 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, hosted a conference on ‘Preventing Cardiovascular Disease’ organised by BAPS Charities, in collaboration with The Royal Free Hospital and The Lipid Association of India, on Saturday 1 June 2019. The event marked 10 years of …
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Multi-Faith Dementia Awareness Conference
Tuesday 21 May 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, hosted hosted a Dementia Awareness Conference on Tuesday 21 May 2019. The event was organised by BAPS Charities in partnership with Community Action on Dementia (CAD) and the Brent Clinical Commissioning Group, and formed part …
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Annual Charity Challenge
Sunday 28 April 2019

More than 1,000 people in north-west London – from toddlers through to senior citizens – joined the BAPS Annual Challenge on Sunday 28 April 2019. The charity Challenge organised by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) brought together more than 3,000 enthusiastic …
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Earth Hour 2019
Saturday 30 March 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London joined iconic landmarks as well as communities and organisations from more than 180 countries and territories by switching off its non-essential lights to observe Earth Hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 30 March 2019.Earth Hour – …
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Celebrating International Women’s Day
Sunday 10 March 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, observed the UN’s International Women’s Day (IWD) on Sunday 10 March 2019 with an inspiring conference attended by over 1,100 women of all ages.The celebration of IWD by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) represents its on-going …
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Interfaith Community Workshop
Saturday 9 February 2019

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, hosted various Hindu and Christian faith groups to participate in a community workshop on Saturday 9 February 2019.The event was co-organised with Near Neighbours – a national organisation that brings together people in communities that …
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Winter Clothes and Food Collection for the Homeless
Saturday 15 December 2018

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, helped BAPS Charities collect winter clothing and food for the homeless on 15 December 2018 as part of its on-going commitment to serve the needy in the local community.A variety of warm pieces of clothing, …
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Neasden Temple Awarded ‘Health and Wellbeing’ Award by the Faith & Belief Forum
Tuesday 27 November 2018

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, received an award from the London Faith & Community Awards in recognition of its commitment to the health and welfare of elderly community members through regular visits to residential care homes.The awards were organised by …
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