Throughout the year, we organise and run a dynamic calendar of events. You can find details of our upcoming events below. 

04-05-06 September
Refresher training to Peer Group Leaders
Refresher training to Peer Group Leaders of English and Digital for Girls’ Education (EDGE) project in clubs of Surkhet district. EDGE project focuses on enhancing participants’ English proficiency, digital skills and awareness of social issues. Read more about the project here.

14-15-16 September
IELTS Teacher Training 
The British Council Nepal has been providing IELTS Teacher Training to its IELTS partners to enhance IELTS teaching skills in local instructors and meet international standard of IELTS teaching technique. The training will take place in British Council Nepal premises in Lainchaur. For any information related with IELTS, read more here

26 September - 01 October
ELTEP Study Tour India
ELTEP task force members and relevant authorities from the pilot districts travelling to Mumbai and Aurangabad to observe TAG facilitator training and implementation. Read more about ELTEP here.

Study tour in India

British Council Nepal sponsored an educational tour for three English language teachers and four Nepal government officials from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to India in September. Read more about this tour here

October (date tbc)
EL-TEP Baseline Data Collection at Chitwan 
Classroom observations and speaking tests carried out  at Chitwan for Baseline Data Collection EL-TEP.

28 October - 02 November
EL-TEP Head Teacher Orientation
Orientation for all Head teachers for EL-TEP

08-09 October
Study in Europe Fair 2018
Meet representatives from European institution, get information about study and scholarship in europe. Find more information here to join the presentation by the institution. 

12 October to 16 November
Photo Kathmandu
The 3rd edition of Photo Kathmandu features a series of exhibitions, artist talks, projection evening and much more, throughout Patan and Kathmandu. British Council has a strategic partnership with the festival and supports the exhibitions "BROTHERHOOD" by Nina Manandhar and "WHERE LOVE IS ILLEGAL" by Robin Hammond, both UK based artists. More info on! Contact or 9866545626 for information on the Arts & Education Program and the guided tours for students.

22 October to 06 November
Rivers of the World Exhibition
Rivers of the World is an international arts education programme that works in schools across the world with young people aged 12 to 14 to help inspire, educate and connect them to their local river through arts. The programme is designed to bring awareness among teachers and students about the connection between rivers, environment and life through developing art facilitated by a professional artist. Six schools from Kathmandu and Pokhara worked on the project and produced 12 pieces of artwork in past two years. This exhibition features 24 works created by Nepali and their counterpart UK schools.

04 November
BFI Flare – Short Films Screening
Screening of 9 short films curated from the British Films Institute’s Flare: London LGBT Film Festival. BFI Flare is Europe’s largest LGBT film festival and has been running for over three decades. The screening program is being hosted with Blue Diamond Society, and the Photo Kathmandu’s Education Team. Films include drama, documentary, poetry and dance. They explore and celebrate a range of LGBT experience but essentially, they are about finding out – and standing up for – who you are. Five of the films in the programme have featured in FiveFilms4Freedom, the world’s widest-reaching LGBT online short film programme initiated by the British Council with BFI in 2014. Event is open to public, limited seating – please email to confirm your seat!

EDGE II Refresher Training to MTs
Second Refresher Training to all 6 EDGE Trainers and one IVE from VSO and one TTC from GAN surkhet will be provided. Find more about EDGE here

November - December (date tbc)
EDGE II Refresher Training to PGLs
Second Refresher Training to the PGLs of Surkhet will be held in Birendranagar, Surkhet around November or December, for the purpose 4 MTs will  be mobilised. 

03 to 06 December
Workshop on “Women in Film Festivals and Documentary Filmmaking” 
Facilitated by filmmaker and Artistic Director of Kendal Film Festival (UK), this 4-day workshop will explore the contribution of women to film festival management as well as documentary filmmaking. The workshop is being organized in partnership with the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival to support the professional development of Nepali women/girls engaging the industry. Open Call for workshop participation will be announced in late October. Please keep updated through our Facebook page.

07 to 11 December
Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival 
The 16th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival features national and international films and filmmakers from around the world. In partnership with the event, British Council is producing a grant for women/girl filmmakers to realize a documentary short. We will also be organizing panel discussion and capacity building exercises before and during the event. 

 For details on the Festival, please visit

December (dates TBC)
Creating Heroines
Creating Heroines returns with a second batch of South Asian women artists to realize more creative outputs. Last year, under the lead of award-winning graphic novelist, Dr. Nicola Streeten, 5 artists produce a zine with original illustrations and heroines. The new chapter focuses on expanding that work to reach more audiences and inspire a generation of women/girls to recognize the overlooked heroines of past, present and future!

 For details on the project’s past activities, please visit

January 2019 (date tbc)
Launch of Connecting Classrooms 4
British Council Nepal in collaboration with DFID is launching the programme Connecting Classrooms 4. The project aims to equip young people with the essential core skills that are needed in the 21st century. Read more about this programme here.