Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival 2018

The festival is free for all. However, entry in the festival is by registration only. Join us for the festivities!

For Quick ONLINE Registration click here:

Contact: 09936914134, 09415104361
E-mail: mahindrasanatkadalucknowfest@gmail.com

Event - Qaiserbagh Heritage Walks & City Tours

Take a walk on one of our guided tours through the streets of old Lucknow and into the historical homes that inspired this year's theme. Every brick has a story to tell and now you have the chance to go listen.

City Tour and Car Tour starts at Baradari, Heritage Walk starts at Press Club


Day 1, Friday 2nd February 2018

Schedule - for the day
11:00 AM Heritage Walk for School Children

# Heritage Walk for School Children conducted by Adity Chakravarti - Needs Prior Registration. Walk starts from Press Club.

♦  Adity Chakravarti is a professional artist and blogger. Over the past thirty years she has lived in different countries across the world, working with local artists. She writes a blog about the rapidly disappearing old homes in India. She is also the author of Reha'ish: At Home in Lucknow.



Day 2, Saturday 3rd February 2018

Schedule - for the day
8:00 AM Heritage Car Tours

# Car Tour: Lucknow ki Reha'ish - Visiting homes of Lucknow with Adity Chakravarti. (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)

# Car Tour: Claude Martin's town house and country house with Nimra Rizvi and Dr Neeta Das (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)

♦  Dr Neeta Das is an architectural historian and conservation architect.
♦  Nimra Rizvi is a research scholar in history at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is also a founder member of Sanatkada's project of documentation of oral history of Lucknow.

11:00 AM Heritage Walk for School Children

# Heritage Walk for School Children conducted by ITIHAAS. Walk starts from Press Club.

♦  ITIHAAS is a trust, promoting heritage, education and tourism, currently based out of New Delhi. The trust works with over 500 schools across the country, impacting heritage education and reaching out to 70,000 students every academic year.

1:00 PM - City Tour by Tornos Heritage Tour

# This tour takes you around Lucknow and its historic architecture. (Needs Prior Registration: Tour is free of charge.)

♦  Tornos is a city based full service, leisure and business travel company, known for its quality arrangements and a genuine heritage travel experience.

1:00 PM -Heritage Walk

# Heritage Walk: Qaiser Bagh and its homes - Conducted by Amit Misra. (Needs Prior Registration: Tour is free of charge.) Walk starts from Press Club.

♦  Amit Misra is a researcher at the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI). His interests are literature, music and theatre.

9:00 PM - Car Tour: Begum Akhtar's Mazaar - Heritage Walk & Tours

# Car Tour: The Mazaar is the only memorial to the feminist iconic singer in the city. (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)


Day 3, Sunday 4th February 2018

Schedule - for the day
8:00 AM Heritage Walk & Tours

# Car Tour: Lucknow ki Reha'ish - Visiting homes of Lucknow with Adity Chakravarti. (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)

# Car Tour: Claude Martin's town house and country house with Nimra Rizvi and Dr Neeta Das (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)

3:00 PM - City Tour by Tornos Heritage Walk & Tours

# This tour takes you around Lucknow and its historic architecture. (Needs Prior Registration: Tour is free of charge.)

3:00 PM - Heritage Walk & Tours

# Heritage Walk: Qaiser Bagh and its homes - Conducted by Amit Misra. (Needs Prior Registration: Tour is free of charge.)

9:00 PM - Car Tour: Begum Akhtar's Mazaar Heritage Walk & Tours

# Car Tour: The Mazaar is the only memorial to the feminist iconic singer in the city. (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)


Day 4, Monday 5th February 2018

Schedule - for the day
11:00 AM Heritage Walk for School Children

# Heritage Walk for School Children conducted by Adity Chakravarti

3:00 PM - City Tour by Tornos Heritage Walk & Tours

# This tour takes you around Lucknow and its historic architecture. (Needs Prior Registration: Tour is free of charge.)

9:00 PM - Car Tour: Begum Akhtar's Mazaar Heritage Walk & Tours

# Car Tour: The Mazaar is the only memorial to the feminist iconic singer in the city. (Needs prior registration Charge: Rs 500 per head)


Day 5, Tuesday 6th February 2018

Schedule - for the day
11:00 AM Heritage Walk for School Children

# Heritage Walk for School Children conducted by Adity Chakravarti