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Delhi Gymkhana’s First Literature and Ideas Festival is Here!

Kasturi posted on 10 February

What is it?

The Delhi Gymkhana is organising its first Literature and Ideas Festival, and for once, it’s open for err'bady! This is going to be an annual event hereon, and we're pretty pumped.

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We’re looking at a line-up of outstanding writers, artists, poets, academics and performers from around the world like – Taslima Nasrin, Nandita Das, Naseeruddin Shah, Isher Ahluwalia, Gurcharan Das, Jairam Ramesh, Suhel Seth, Sunita Narain, Anuja Chauhan and more.

Who is it for?

Literature enthusiasts, this one is for you. But if you’re a regular Gymkhana visitor, then go for the chicken sandwiches, kakori kebabs, wood-fired pizza, Bloody Marys…we could go on and on.

Why should I go for it?

Well, the sessions start at 10am and will end with evening entertainment and dinner. What better way to spend the day?


There will be a special session for kids too.

When: 12 - 14 February

Where: Centenary Lawns, Delhi Gymkhana Club, 2 Safdarjang Road

Nearest Metro Station: Race Course

Timings: 10am - 6.30pm

Contact: For invitations, please contact 011 23015531-35, Extn 210, or write to

Featured image courtesy: Filmymantra