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January 2020

Cooking Demo : Awadhi Quiche

January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Originally Quiche is a French dish, with English and Italian intervention. We try to influence this dish with Awadhi intervention in its filling and baking the pastry a little softer to be as close to an Indian bread and not giving a hint of French pastry.

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Cooking Demo : Labourers’ Cuisine

January 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
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Talk : Embroidery in Lucknow

January 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Live Kathak Interpretation by Prateek HIra

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kathak Interpretation

Learn about Kathak, its origin and visualise the story behind the live performance. Enjoy a live Kathak Performance and live music in a private show.

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Film : Umrao Jaan

January 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Umrao Jaan, a period film made in 1981 was directed by Muzaffar Ali and stars Rekha as a lead character and dancer. The film is based on an Urdu novel and is considered to be the best to understand the life of a courtesan in Lucknow of the period when art and culture was at its peak. A three hour private film show will be followed by a high tea at The Tornos Studio. 

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Republic Day Parade at La Martiniere

January 26, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Vive La Martiniere

Special seating for Tornos Guests to watch the Republic Day Parade at La Martiniere. One of the most fabulous calendar events of the college is its Republic Day celebration that showcases its military training and young boys put up a great show.

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Tornos & FabIndia join hands to promote Heritage

Wajid Ali Shah Walk in collaboration with FabIndia

January 26, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tornos & FabIndia join hands to promote heritage understanding in a local connect programme. Tornos will be conducting Wajid Ali Shah Walk starting from FabIndia store (Off Hazratganj), near hotel Gemini Continental. Pre-registered guests are welcome to participate in this walking tour. Registrations are open on FabIndia's Facebook Events :  https://www.facebook.com/events/829604197467664/  

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February 2020

Talk : Types of Embroidery in Lucknow

February 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chikan and Zardozi embroidery is a vast subject and to understand these one requires an in-depth understanding. This talk gives an explanation of embroidery styles and how it impacts the social and economic scene of Lucknow.

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Talk: Story of Cawnpore by Prateek Hira

February 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kanpur Mutiny Tour

Prateek Hira in a powerful presentation will narrate the gruesome story of Cawnpore (now Kanpur) explains the turn of events and how Cawnpore alone shook the British Empire. 

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Walk : Ancient Indian City of Kaushambi

February 15, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Kaushambi was a very important town of ancient India. It lies on the banks of river Yamuna, only 60 kilometers from Allahabad (now Prayagraj) and finds mention in ancient Indian text of Puranas and Mahabharata. Kavita Gupta will be conducting this walking tour.

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Demonstration : Kathak from Lucknow school

February 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kathak Interpretation

Prateek Hira delivers a talk and interprets Kathak dance demonstration taking you back through the history of Kathak, its evolution and the uniqueness that makes the Kathak School of Lucknow the most superior among all schools of Kathak.

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Wajid Ali Shah Festival – 2020 (Day 01/02)

February 22, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 9:30 pm

Tornos brings to you an opportunity to attend this most awaited calendar event of Lucknow. All Tornos guests get a free opportunity to attend this.  http://www.tornosindia.com/wajid-ali-shah-festival-2020/

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Wajid Ali Shah Festival – 2020 (Day 02/02)

February 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tornos brings to you an opportunity to attend this most awaited calendar event of Lucknow. All Tornos guests get a free opportunity to attend this. http://www.tornosindia.com/wajid-ali-shah-festival-2020/  

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Equestrian Display at La Martiniere

February 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Equestrian Display at La Martiniere

La Martiniere boys hold an exciting Annual Equestrian Event. With special arrangements Tornos guests can attend this. This event will be followed by high-tea.  

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International Street Food Festival

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - March 8, 2020 @ 10:00 pm
International Food Festival

Hotel Lebua organises International Street Food Festival. Take your taste buds around the globe as you savour specially created  International cuisine at "1936" from 28th February to 8th March 2020. Table reservation may be made with Tornos on +91-522-2349472 / 2346965

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Shikara – Kashmiri Food Festival

February 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - March 8, 2020 @ 10:30 pm

Novotel organises a dinner buffet of Kashmiri Food Festival at 'The Square', Novotel - Lucknow. 

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Talk : Niche tour – a winning formula by Prateek Hira

February 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

kkolThis talk is delivered by Prateek Hira and is aimed to help young travel entrepreneurs understand the in-thing in the trade and to help them shift focus from general to niche tour offering.

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March 2020

Film : Shatranj Ke Khilari by Satyajit Ray

March 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Shatranj Ke Khilari Film Poster

Shatranj Ke Khilari referred as Chess Players is a 1977 film by largely set in Lucknow and based on the period of British annexation of Oudh in 1856-57, where an obsession of two friends for chess has been projected. This causal fill show will be followed by High Tea.

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Talk : Holi by Wajid Ali Shah in Awadh

March 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wajid Ali Shah was the most secular ruler of all who ruled Awadh. Being a follower of Lord Krishna, festival of Holi held a special place and so we talk and discuss about the peculiar ways that this festival was (rather is) celebrated in Awadh. This talk will be followed by Holi essential snacks and beverages. 

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Holi Celebration by Tornos

March 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tornos celebrates Holi in style. Join the festivities with Tornos.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5K91tPyXyI

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Discussion : Tourism during CoronaVirus

March 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The discussion will be on the impacts of the dreaded CoronaVirus (COVID-19) on tourism industry. One of the worst in recent times this pandemic is ruining tourism. This discussion will focus on the effects and measures that can be taken to counter the ill-effects of this dreaded virus. A special emphasis will be laid on India in context to the spread of this virus.

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Calligraphy Workshop

March 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn Calligraphy with Tornos

Calligraphy workshop will take you through the art of Calligraphy in Awadh. A lecture will be be followed by hands-on learning experience of animal calligraphy. Understand different instruments and their modern equals to take up this art as a hobby. Expert Calligrapher,    Syed Azeem Haider Jafri will be happy to write names of the participants as certification.

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Film : Story of India – BBC

March 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

A detailed and an in-depth documentary ever developed on India is 'The Story of India by BBC'. This will be showcased at the Tornos Studio over multiple tea/coffee breaks, 'Aaloo-Puri' lunch and finally a 'biryani' dinner.  Part 1 – Beginnings (1 hour) - 1100 - 1200 hrsPart 2 – The Power of Ideas (1 hour) 1200 - 1300 hrsPart 3 – Spice Routes and Silk Roads (1 hour) 1430 - 1530 hrsPart 4 – Ages of Gold (1 hour) 1600…

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April 2020

Talk : Muharram of Lucknow

April 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A very unique way of Muharram mourning is in Lucknow. Jafar Mir Abdullah will deliver a talk about this mourning and explain how it is different than other places. This talk will be followed by evening tea.

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Cooking Demo : Machli ka Dhoka

April 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Coquina will organise a cooking demonstration of a very unique and almost extinct dish, 'Machli Ka Dhoka'. This cooking demonstration will be followed by a tasting session. 

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May 2020

Talk : The Royal Party Arrives to Meet Queen Victoria by Prateek Hira

May 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Prateek Hira will present through illustrations and explanations regarding the Royal Party that reached London to meet the Queen and discuss Wajid Ali Shah's case. 

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June 2020

Tornos’ Knowledge Evening – 2020

June 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Annual 'Knowledge Evening' takes place at Taj St James' Court Hotel in London. Topic awaited... The Talk/Presentation will be followed by Drinks & Dinner (EVENT STRICTLY BY INVITATION).  Watch a video from our last Knowledge Evening (2019) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH7W2SXSlJg

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Meet Prateek Hira of Tornos at ATM-Dubai

June 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Prateek Hira will be hosting a meet & greet dinner in Dubai as a part of Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. With prior appointments and invites this company presentation may be attended. Tornos Destination Knowledge presentation will be followed by drinks and dinner. 

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November 2020

Online Talk: Jean-Baptiste Gentil & Awadh

November 5, 2020 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE-ZOOM India + Google Map
Jean-Baptiste Gentil

ONLINE TALK by Prof.Dhir Sarangi of Centre for French & Francophone Studies, JNU, New Delhi.   Jean-Baptiste Gentil joined the court of Shuja-ud-Dula at Awadh, becoming the French Resident here. He also helped set up a battalion of French mercenaries who served Shuja-ud-Daulah. The battalion was disbanded after his death. While serving at Oudh, he purchased a large collection of objects of natural history, weapons, medals and manuscripts in many languages. When he returned to France he donated these collections to…

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January 2021

Talk: Claude Martin and the French in Awadh

January 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones

Tornos invites you to attend an Online (Zoom) Talk  by Dr.Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBE on the topic: "Claude Martin and the French in Awadh". This talk is being hosted by Alliance française  and open to Tornos patrons and guests.  Date & Time: Jan 28, 2021 / 04:30 PM India.  Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/93214634781?pwd=MHkzSHgvTlF2VWdzU3RKR25mUDNlUT09&fbclid=IwAR1Oy-owHXuo4so68r0F6ay1eJbs4TRMyEoH8Q284h5kG-JE6dXPg8JAf6Q Meeting ID: 932 1463 4781Passcode: 0YcfzS  About the speaker - Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, MBE Studied Urdu and Hindi at the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of…

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April 2021

The Polier and Gentil albums at the V&A – Susan Stronge

April 23, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ONLINE-ZOOM India + Google Map
Susan Stronge

Susan Stronge is a Senior Curator in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. She specializes in the arts of the Sikh and Muslim courts of the Indian subcontinent, and curated the award-winning 1999 exhibition, “The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms.” Her books include Painting for the Mughal Emperor, Tipu’s Tigers and Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection. On 23 April Susan will be taking us through the collection in a Webinar that is a part of Alliance francaise's Indo…

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