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Pongal in Westminister – Tamil Heritage Month 2022

Event Details

  • Address

    Central Hall Westminster Storey's Gate London SW1H 9NH

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  • Date

    Monday 17th January 2022

  • Time

    18:00 - 20:00

  • Dress Code

    Traditional / smart

  • Ticket Prices

    Free 0.00

Online registration has ended for this event, but please feel free to turn up at the event for tickets at the door. However, please note that due to COVID restrictions and number of attendees on the day, the organisers cannot guarantee that you will be granted a ticket at the door.

The British Tamil community cordially invites you to celebrate Thai Pongal and the declaration of January as Tamil Heritage Month by the London Assembly.

Thai Pongal is a harvest festival indigenous to the Tamil community and has been proudly celebrated for centuries. Today, it is observed by Tamils worldwide.

On the 2nd of December 2021, the London Assembly unanimously called for the declaration of January as Tamil Heritage Month. To celebrate this huge achievement, this year, the British Tamil community is holding ‘Pongal in Westminster’, right in the heart of London.

Enjoy an evening of cultural performances, traditional sweets and festivities, and a chance to celebrate Thai Pongal alongside MPs and the wider Tamil community.


***Doors open at 5.30pm***
Alternatively, please call 07912253418 or 07737684104.

Central Hall Westminster is a COVID-secure venue and will be following government guidelines