October 2016 Newsletter | I for India

The festive quarter of the year has truly begun now with Navratri / Durga Puja events in full swing, so firstly here’s wishing all our I for India patrons the very best on this festive season !!

The next few weeks and months will see the festivity build up with Halloween, Diwali, Christmas and New Year. We would also like to update you on our upcoming 3 events in this festive quarter - Diwali Dhamaka, Christmas markets visit to Lille on a private hire Eurostar travel experience and our grand finale for the year… New Year Eve extravaganza.

1. Diwali Dhamaka 2016: Dinner, Dance & SPECTACULAR FIREWORKS SHOW !!!

Our Diwali event plans are progressing very well and we have also had a sizeable amount of reservations come through already. Please book your places now and don’t delay any further as we only have a limited capacity at the venue on a first paid, first served basis.

We are also pleased to inform you that the event will be graced by the High Commission of India, with Mrs. Madhu Sethi, First Secretary Education and International Organisation being our guest for the evening. This is a great honour for the entire I for India community so thanks again for your support !

So please mark your diaries for a fun filled evening with your family and friends including dinner, dance, music, karaoke singing and ofcourse the highlight of the evening to celebrate Diwali in true Indian style…a stunning and professional fireworks display !!

Date & time: Saturday, 29th October 2016 (18:00 to 11:00 hrs)
Venue: RCT Hall (Raghuvanshi), RCT Sports Ground, Headstone Lane, Harrow, Middlesex HA2 6NG
Program: Dinner, Dance, Games, Karaoke Singing, Professional Fireworks Display, Photo Booth
Dress code: Ethnic Indian
Drinks: Cash only bar
Outline agenda:
(Please arrive early to allow for parking & checking in; seating choice will be on first come basis)
5:30 - 6:30 pm: Registration
6:30 - 7:30 pm: Music and Group karaoke fun (good solo singers please get in touch)
7:30 - 8:00 pm: Professional fireworks display in the open
8:15 - 9:00 pm: Dinner (Vegetarian)
9:00 - 10:30 pm: DJ and dance
10:30 pm: Close and farewells

2. Lille Christmas Markets visit: Eurostar private coach trip

Our annual Christmas Markets visit has gone International this year !! We will travel in style in private and exclusive coaches on the Eurostar on a return trip to Lille, which has one of the largest Christmas markets in France. The outline program is as follows:

Saturday, 10th December 2016 - OUTLINE PROGRAM:

  • Outbound : St Pancras International to Lille (@08:58 arrival 11:30)
  • Spend the day in Lille Christmas markets
  • Return : Lille to St Pancras International (@20:30 arrival 21:30)

PRICING and payment options:

  • Infants upto 4 yrs may travel free (in parent’ lap, no separate seat)(Born after 10 Dec 2012)
  • Child (4 -12 years) : £ 60 (or £15 non-refundable deposit payable now)(Born after 10 Dec 2004)
  • Adult (above 12 years) : £ 80 (or £20 non-refundable deposit payable now)


  1. If you have made a part payment, please pay the balance amount before 15th October to confirm your place (we need to pay Eurostar in full now so please do hurry up!)
  2. As mentioned earlier, the part payment is non-refundable so any of you with a change in plan please arrange to swap with someone you know.
  3. If we do not receive full payment from you by 15th October, you will have your seats forfeited without any refunds or cancellation.
  4. If you’re still looking for tickets, please check with us first (team@iforindia.uk) on the number of tickets you need before making payment, we are nearly full now !

3. New Year’s Eve Extravaganza: Limited time Special Offer

As with last year, this will be our biggest event of the year to bring the community together, both our veterans and newbies! The New Year Eve extravaganza will be a grand finale to our 2016 events and we have reserved Nakshatra, the ideal venue for this event. For those of you who haven’t been, Nakshatra is a stunning hall that can host over 400 persons, in a privately gated and sprawling yet secluded property, with plenty of car parking space and accessed easily from M4, M3 & M25 areas.

With the venue now secured, we are focusing on the other arrangements for the event such as catering, variety entertainment for adults and children, games, prizes, etc. As always, we are working to get some great event partners to provide a really memorable and fantastic event this year too.

Date & time: 31st December 2016 (18:00 to 01:00 hrs)
Venue: Nakshatra, Snakey Lane, Feltham, Hounslow TW13 7NA
Program: Music, Games, Variety Entertainment, DJ, Dinner & Dance

GRAB YOUR TICKETS NOW ! Two Great Offers: Hurry before it’s too late

As a token of appreciation for our members and newsletter readership clientele, we would like to offer an exclusive Twin Offer with Eurostar, and also an Early Bird offer.

  1. Twin Offer: Those who booked and paid for Eurostar - £15 per head for New Year’s Eve Event (for the same number of tickets as your Eurostar booking)
  2. Early Bird Offer: Special introductory offer until 31st October - £17.50 per head (Tickets applicable for 4 years and above; infants to 4 yrs free entry and seating in lap)

Reserve your places NOW : Diwali 2016, Lille Christmas markets & New Year’s Eve !!

You may reserve your places now by paying into the account below:

Name: I for India Limited
Account #: 75350818
Sort Code: 09-01-28
Your ref: Your Full Name and Adult / Child combination (e.g. Anil Kumar 2+1)

We wish to thank all our strategic partners namely Ozone Group, HDFC Limited, DNS Accountancy Services, Lifeline Protect, Sri Rathigas and Lebara TV for their continued ongoing support and collaboration on all the I for India community initiatives till date. We are also pleased to welcome a new strategic partner namely PT Wealth Management (an associate partner practise of St. James’s Place Wealth Management), whom you can interact with at the next event.

On behalf of the entire team, partners and volunteers at I for India, we thank you for all the trust and confidence you have placed in us. We will further aim to make this collective a very special forum for us all to come together in a variety of formats to add value, joy and enrichment to our lives!

We would most welcome any input, suggestions or ideas from you including any events you would like to see in the future. Please email us your thoughts at team@iforindia.uk.

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