About

ABOUT US

London Sharad Utsav (LSU) is a Registered Charity (No 1160554) based in North West London.

ORGANIZATION

CHARITY OBJECTIVES

 

The promotion of the moral or spiritual welfare and improvement of the community.

  • London Sharad Utsav: An annual four-day programme of religious and cultural events held at Ealing Town Hall.
  • Fagun Fest: An annual a music, arts, and food festival celebrating the Bengali Poush Mela
  • Harrow Music Festival: Annual event where local UK and Indian artists present Indian musical and dance performances.
  • Cricket Festival: Annual cricket league for community cricket teams.
  • IFA Shield: Annual community football league

 

The promotion of crafts and craftsmanship and the preservation of historical traditions.

  • LSU supports Indian folk art and artisans through exhibitions and talks in London.
  • As a partner of the Bengal Heritage Foundation, LSU promotes preserving heritage sites in the UK and in India
  • LSU promotes tourism initiatives linked to Heritage sites both in India and in the UK

 

The provision of places of worship and raising awareness and understanding of religious practices.

  • Annual four-day religious and cultural Durga Puja festival at Ealing Town Hall.
  • The Nelson Hall at Ealing serves as the space for the religious ceremony and congregational worship.
  • The festival is open to all members of the public and we offer free lunch and dinner on all four days of the festival.
  • LSU supports London Kalibari of Harrow and Sanskriti of Reading in their annual Kali Puja (Diwali) festivals.

 

The promotion of volunteering and the voluntary sector.

  • LSU supports several UK charity organizations like London Kalibari of Harrow, Sanskriti of Reading, and CBC of Croydon.
  • We also work with several Indian charity organisations such as Banchbo, Sabuj Sangha, Calcutta Rescue, Magic Bus, and SEEEFI.