The Chevening Secretariat organises a diverse programme of talks, workshops, and cultural events for you to get involved with during your time in the UK. Take a look at our future (and past) events below!

Best of British

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Studio Tour Drive, Leavesden

£15 to be deducted from your March 2023 stipend

Want behind the scenes access to the wizarding world of Harry Potter? Now’s your chance to journey beyond platform 9 3/4 and explore the magic of Warner Bros. Studio with your fellow Cheveners. I solemnly swear you don’t want to miss this! BOOK NOW

Chevening Wikithon

Wellcome Collection, London


Learn how to edit and create Wikipedia pages, one of the most visited websites in the world, at the Wellcome Collection! During this session you will be taught by the Wellcome Collections’ very own Wikimedian in residence, Dr Alice White, about the benefits of contributing to the largest online, open knowledge, multilingual encyclopaedia. You will […]

Best of British

Exploring the British Ceramics Industry with Afternoon Tea

Emma Bridgewater Factory, Stoke-on-Trent

£10 – to be deducted from March stipend

Explore the history of British ceramics at the Emma Bridgewater factory, with a tour of the factory, pottery painting, and afternoon tea! The Best of British events strand shows you hidden gems of the UK. This event is no different as we are giving you the opportunity to explore one of the most famous pottery […]

Chevening Karaoke Sing Along!

London Karaoke Club Soho


It’s time to step into the spotlight and be a star! Sing the song that most represents your #CheveningJourney so far and win a prize. You can either attend as a contestant or as a spectator. BOOK NOW

Leadership Skills Workshop: Professional Networking and Communication

University of Birmingham Campus, Edgbaston, Birmingham


Do you want to hone your networking skills to build a stronger and more productive professional network? This workshop is designed to help you do just that. You will have the opportunity to learn from professionals, academics and Chevening Alumni, who will help you hone your networking style and give you the chance to put […]


Volunteering to serve the homeless with ProjectGIVING

Holborn, London


The winter months are especially difficult for homeless people, but you can help make a difference. Join a team of volunteers at ProjectGIVING to provide homeless people with food, toiletries, clothing, and company. BOOK NOW


Movement and Wellbeing Workshop with Katumba

Katumba Culture Hub - #1 John Archer Hall, 68 Upper Hill St, L8 1YR, Liverpool


Scientific evidence shows the power of drumming can maximise brain function, reduce stress, and even boost your immune system. Join us for this Movement and Wellbeing Workshop with Katumba. The session will mix drumming, body percussion, movement, and mindfulness in an accessible and inclusive way. BOOK NOW

Royal Opera House: Behind the Scenes!

Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD


Join us for an exclusive, private tour of the iconic and world-famous Royal Opera House (ROH) in Covent Garden, London. Home to both The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet, this historic institution has been the beating heart of London’s art scene for generations. Learn about the history of the theatre, how productions are staged, […]