We believe that the events at Pratham are an integral part of our fundraising and aware-ness raising activities. Each year the events are held by engaging and encouraging people to come together as a global community and be part of the change Pratham is bringing to the life of millions of children.

Upcoming Events
Past Events
The Pratham Gala

Pratham UK's recently concluded Gala was another success. A night of glitz and glamour began with a fashion show by designer Masaba Gupta.

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Vision India, New Mega Trends – 18th October 2018
How will insurance work for driverless cars? How will robots impact employment?
Pratham held a talk for it's Vision India members on ‘New Mega Trends’, predicting the ten trends that will make the most significant impact on business – and our lives – in the future. The talk was delivered by Sarwant Singh, author of 'New Mega Trends' and executive board member and senior partner at Fros... Read more
Photos from the Jaipur Literature Fest
Photos of one of the talks from the Jaipur Literature Festival, charity partnered with Pratham. Read more
Founder’s Pledge – 15th June (Friday)
Founders Pledge is a forum that brings together Europe’s foremost network of digital and technological entrepreneurs wherein they agree on donating a percentage of their earnings to charity. The founders pledge forum at Watford is a very prestigious event supported by pledgers such as Richard Reed (co-founder of Innocent), Jose Neves (founder & CEO of Farfetch), Nicolas Cary (co-founder of Bloc... Read more
British 10K – 15th July 2018 (Sunday)
Runners at the British 10K

Update: Our runners have raised over £5,000 for the British 10K.

Put on your running shoes for a Good Cause! This July, Pratham looks forward to welcoming its 10K team along with 10,000 other participants! Run your way through the heart of London along the Embankment, passing by Big Ben, cruising next to Trafalgar Square, and darting past Westminster Abbey. Set y... Read more
Jaipur Literature Festival- 8th to 10th June, 2018
Jaipur lit fest in London Invite
Pratham UK is a Proud Charity Partner! ZEE JLF at The British Library With its vibrant and indomitable universal spirit, ZEE JLF at The British Library is set to return and we can’t wait for its magic to unfold. Buy your tickets now and join us for a riveting weekend of debate and discussion featuring writers, poets, historians, journalists and more! Opening Address by Indian politicia... Read more
India Business Forum – 27 April 2018
London Business School India Business forum logo
We were delighted to once again be a part of the annual India Business Forum held on the 27th of April at The London Business School. India Business Forum is the annual flagship conference of the LBS India Club. This year’s theme ‘India- Powering through Uncertainty’ brings together India’s successful business leaders and provides a channel to reflect on how businesses and leaders are respon... Read more
Pratham UK @ the Magic of India Holi Colour Party 2018

Join us for PART 2 of Magic of India and Pratham UK's Holi Colour Party, on 22nd April, from 11 am to 2.30 pm at the cordoned off park area in front of Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre, on Adelaide Road, Camden, London NW3 3NF!

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Past Events 2017
India Fashion Week London 2017
Experience the East-West fusion of fashion on 11 to 12th November at India Fashion Week London with Pratham UK at Olympia London. We are happy to announce Pratham UK is India Fashion Week London’s official charity partner 2017. Pratham UK will be there to introduce guests to our work and we will be screening our short film 'Nancy's Footste... Read more
Vision India – City of London Walking Tour – 23 Sept 2017
Do you know the origins of the Tower of London? Have you ever noticed the dragons secretly guarding the iconic Tower Bridge? How much do you REALLY know about one of the most important financial and legal square miles in the world? Join us for a fascinating, almost unbelievable, journey through the City of London with Tom Brazil, a Blue Badge Guide (British Guild of Tourist Guides), armed wi... Read more
East or West by Vinati Sukhdev – Book Launch – October 23 2017
Please join us for the launch of East or West, by Vinati Sukhdev, Executive Director, Pratham UK on October 23 2017 at The Nehru Centre, London. Read more
BNI Commonwealth – 3 May 2017
BNI Commonwealth is a weekly business networking group that invites a charity to speak at their meeting once a month. Pratham UK visited the event in May and gave a brief introduction to its members on Pratham's work in India India. Attending events such as this is in line with our 2017 focus on spreading awareness about Pratham to a wider audience in the UK. Read more
India Business Forum – 28 April 2017
We were delighted to be a part of the India Business Forum on the 28th of April at The London Business School with our Treasurer Mr. Deepak Khilnani being one of the speakers. India Business Forum is the annual flagship conference of the LBS India Club. The theme for IBF 2017, “India - Beacon of Growth” focused on India's unique development and progress in comparison to the world. IBF broug... Read more
Founders Pledge Forum – 16 June 2017
Pratham UK attended the Founder's Pledge Forum on June 16th, 2017 at The Grove Hotel, in Watford. The aim of the forum was to bring technology entrepreneurs, startups, founders and investors together and encourage them to pledge a percentage of their personal proceeds upon exit or IPO to charities We spoke to delegates  about Pratham's work in India and how they could get involved with Pratham ... Read more
The Pratham UK Readathon is ON!
Are you looking forward to a long summer vacation? Can you read more books this summer than all your friends? Did you know that you can help children in India learn to read just by reading your favourite books? The Pratham UK Readathon is a fundraiser that encourages children in the UK to read books over the summer to help children in India learn to read, write and do math. ... Read more
Vision India
On 25th May 2017 - Art of Living at Interiors with Art, Hammersmith 7-9pm
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Jaipur Literary Festival – 20th & 21st May, 2017
The Jaipur Literary Festival celebrates South Asia’s literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas and dialogue and debate and Pratham UK was the chosen Charity partner for the 2nd year in a row. We had a wonderful time especially meeting well-known writer William Darlymple, an ardent supporter of Pratham UK. Read more
Gaylords Spring Supper – 21st May 2017
Our Spring Supper was extremely well-attended with tickets being sold out within days of announcing the event. The event was held at the stunning Gaylord restaurant in central London and was one of our most successful event. The aim was to attract a young, professional audience to spread awareness about Pratham’s actitivities in india. Read more
Pratham Art Show 16th and 17th March 2017
On the 16th and 17th of March, we held our first Art Show at the Nehru Centre in London, featuring a diverse range of artists and painters (both established and amateur), displaying a variety of techniques, media, styles and subjects reflecting their inspiration and their skill. It was an extremely well-attended event and achieved our purpose of raising awareness about Pratham to a new and ... Read more
Vision India – Talk by renowned banker turned environmentalist Pavan Sukhdev 9th February 2017
Held at The London Business School, this talk entitled “Money does grow on trees,” was extremely well-attended by over 30 young professionals who were enthralled by Mr. Sukhdev’s views on the responsibility of large corporations towards the environment. Mr Sukhdev outlined some simple measures they can take in the way they do business, to bring about truly meaningful outcomes in conservation an... Read more
Pratham UK Gala 2017- The Light of Education
Guests at Pratham UK Charity Gala
14th October 2017, The Landmark London, Marylebone Pratham UK is proud to announce the annual Pratham UK Gala, the highlight of the British Indian social calendar. This year, all of the funds raised at the Gala will go to the Pratham Second Chance Programme for girls who have dropped out of school. A luxurious extr... Read more
Past Events 2016
The Pratham UK Gala
Guests at Pratham UK Charity Gala

The Gala is the biggest and glitziest event of the year amongst the South Asian community in the UK. The Gala is a very prestigious fundraising event wherein luxurious items/experiences such as a meal at the House of Lords, stay at the Oberois with a dinner with the Maharaja, holiday villa stay in the south of France, Mercedes ice driving experience, Hermes Birkin and a... Read more

Asian Bride Luxe – 18th September 2016
Exclusive Event for those who want the Luxury Wedding of their Dreams Pratham UK is proud to be the Charity Partner for Asian Bride Luxe- the Boutique Show, one of the UK’s most exclusive Asian Wedding Exhibition on 18 September 2016 at the Waldorf Hilton, London. Dedicated to those dreaming of the perfect luxury wedding, the event promises to be a meticulously crafted journey of bridal opu... Read more
London 10K Run – 10thJuly 2016
The London 10K run is be held on 10th July 2016 in central London. The run is staged on the world's greatest road race route through the heart of central London passing many of the capitals truly world class historic landmarks.We have a total of just 24 places for this year - so hurry! It is free to enter and we only ask that you fundraise a minimum of £200 for Pratham before the day. To ent... Read more
Charity Partner at India Week 7-13 March 2016
Indian Society of Manchester presents its biggest event of the year, the 3rd edition of the annual India Week (7th -13th March 2016) - a week that celebrates the essence of being Indian, with a wide range of events that serve to raise a truckload of funds for Pratham UK for the improvement of child education in India! All profits and donations from the week will go to Pratham UK, it's charity p... Read more
An Evening with Ashish Goyal – 10th May 2016
Join us to celebrate the triumph of human determination against all odds through an awe-inspiring life story, narrated by the man himself. Mr. Ashish Goyal Ashish is a Portfolio manager in a leading macro hedge fund. His experience as an investor in the international financial markets spans over the last decade. His area of expertise is Global Macro with a specific focus... Read more
Coffee, Tea or Me ? – 5th February 2016
We would like to invite you to our first Vision India event of the year on Friday, 5th February at the London Business School.Stirring a storm in a tea cup are Ravi Deol, the Coffee entrepreneur who launched Barista in India and Amanda Hamilton, successful business woman of 'Drink Me' the UK's leading supplier of Chai Latte. Ravi Deol Ravi Deol has pioneered several venture... Read more