News & Events

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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Interfaith Remembrance Marking Armistice Centenary
Friday 16 November 2018

A special interfaith assembly to pay tribute to soldiers from India and the Commonwealth who served during the First World War was held at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on Friday 16 November 2018. This year marks the 100th anniversary …
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Carers UK Produce Gujarati Guidebook for Caring with BAPS Partnership
Thursday 8 November 2018

Carers UK have launched their popular ‘Looking after someone’ guide in Gujarati. It is a product of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha’s ongoing partnership with Carers UK which began during the Annual Challenge in April 2018 where more than 3,000 enthusiastic participants …
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Hindu New Year Celebrations
Thursday 8 November 2018

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, heralded the Hindu New Year, Samvat 2075, on 8 November 2018. The Hindu New Year follows the day after Diwali and is one of the most auspicious days of the Hindu calendar, celebrated joyously with …
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Mayor of London Visits to Celebrate Hindu New Year
Thursday 8 November 2018

The Mayor of London, Rt. Hon. Sadiq Khan, joined thousands of devotees and visitors at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London, on Thursday 8 November 2018 to celebrate the Hindu New Year.This was Mr Khan’s third visit to the Mandir, following …
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