Bangalore to Witness 70 years Celebrations of British Council

Learning and fun-filled weekend at British Council with talks, workshops and play

As British Council completes 70 years in India, it is celebrating the milestone moment with people of Bangalore by hosting an array of enriching workshops and talks on 11th and 12th August, 2018. From exciting sessions on the Aesop’s Fables for children to inspiring workshops, talks on Women at workplace and gender inclusion with Dr. Anjali Hazarika (author, leadership coach and facilitator) and a play ‘Photograph 51’ by Anna Zeigler, an American playwriter, the weekend is packed with exciting activities for all age groups.

Workshop on Theatrical Storytelling for children (11th August, 2018, 11:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

 This dramatized story session based on “The Blue Jackal” from Aesop’s Fables is sure to delight children who takeaway a strong moral as well. The session is for 3-6 years olds and is going to be an enriching experience.

Workshop on presentation and negotiation skills  (11th August, 2018  , 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

British Council has also come up with workshops for the modern day professionals, with a focus on techniques for effective presentation delivery and building confidence for them to be more successful with their business communication at the workplace.

 

Walk The Talk – Women, Work, Equity & Effectiveness  (11th August, 2018 , 5:30 p.m. onwards)

This is a talk session by Dr. Anjali Hazarika where she will be speaking on various dimensions of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. Under the subject theme, the role each one of us – employers, governments, NGOs , women & men themselves – can play  in creating change & our participation in the emergence of a more equal world.

 Photograph 51 (12th August, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)

This is an award winning play being produced for the first time in India, which builds on the events that triggered the break-through discovery.

Code Breakers – Workshop on literature for Children (12th August, 2018 , 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)

This workshop focuses on how to send and receive messages in codes, for children. It is being facilitated by Shreya Biswas – a trained storyteller and a firm believer in the power of stories, she has an amazing ability to make an instant connection with children.

There is something for every age group to take away from the activities providing an access to creativity and connecting through arts. So, come and celebrate the inspiring journey with knowledge, fun and entertainment at the British Council this weekend.

Link to register: https://www.britishcouncil.in/events/celebrating-british-councils-70-years-india

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20 thoughts on “Bangalore to Witness 70 years Celebrations of British Council

  • August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am
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    All workshop looks so interesting and so thoughtful…glad you shared them with us

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  • August 11, 2018 at 1:35 pm
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    I love such activities and workshops. I often wait for Tata Lit Fest and Jaipur Lit Fest. This one is new and absolutely exciting. Will attend these events and check out the link.

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  • August 11, 2018 at 8:34 pm
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    70 years is quite a milestone and an achievement. These workshops look really interesting.i wish I could attend but still good to know about this celebration via your blog.

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  • August 11, 2018 at 9:56 pm
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    Walk the talk sounds really interesting to me! Even the workshop on literature is something amazing! Happy Independence Day in advance!

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  • August 11, 2018 at 10:57 pm
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    How wonderful! Such celebrations are truly mesmerizing. I am glad you shared about it with us, will keep an eye for this in near future.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 2:05 am
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    Good to know about British Council completing 70 years and hosting such events and workshops. I hope they are very useful for people. I am a British Citizen but an Indian Native so I’m deeply connected to both cultures. Wish I could attend.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 5:18 am
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    That has been a really glorifying journey of all these years. And they are celebrating in a wonderful way.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 1:40 pm
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    I am going to spread the word and try my best to attend this. being in Bangalore this will be a wonderful opportunity.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 3:10 pm
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    70 years is a great achievement and a long long time the workshops look so interesting and it was really thoughtful of them I wish I could be a part of this.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 5:46 pm
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    Such interesting workshops, I really love the initiative taken by British Council , Ill surely attend next time , These skill enhancing workshops are something I lookout for.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 8:10 pm
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    Congrats to them for successfully completing 70 years of Journey. The workshop actually sounds interesting and helpful

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  • August 12, 2018 at 10:50 pm
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    Guess it is a very late blog for me. Would have loved to visit the celebration. Will wait till next time. Nice blog.

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  • August 12, 2018 at 10:59 pm
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    Such workshops are always amazing and filled with lots of talks and good things to capture.

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  • August 13, 2018 at 12:15 am
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    The workshop sounds interesting. 70 years is a big achievement 👍🏻 Would have love to visit them. Can see a lot of fun activities planned.

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