• Established 1971


  • About Us

    The Nottingham Bangladesh Centre is the working name of the Bangladesh Welfare and Cultural Association of Nottingham.


    We take a collaborative working philosophy and are always seeking to work with local Bangladeshi organisations and other like-minded organisations to promote activities of interest to the local community.



  • Nottingham Bangla School

    Nottingham Bangladesh Centre operated the Nottingham Bangla School from 1982 in a number of venues including Bentick Primary School, John Carrol Leisure Centre and Bangladesh House on Radford road with over 100 pupils taking GCSE Bengali with a large number of Grade A and A*. This included one Bangladesh Centre Pupil achieving the highest mark in the UK.


    Currently Nottingham Bangla School runs on Saturdays at midday at Bakersfield Community Centre in conjunction with Maths and English Hub and Taekwondo lessons as a collaboration with Bangladeshi Community in Nottingham. See the facebook page for Nottingham Bangla School here

    broken image

    Highest Mark in UK

    GCSE Bengali

    Assistant High Commissioner Ashraf Uddin from the Birmingham Bangladesh Mission (pictured left) with Debamita Bhattacharjee who achieved highest mark in the UK in GCSE Bengali and her parents (pictured right).

  • broken image

    International Mother Language Day

    The 21st February International Mother Language Day has been promoted by the Bangladesh Centre in Nottingham at numerous forums from local schools to local libraries.

    International Mother Language Day 2023

    Lord Mayor of Nottingham Attends

    broken image

    Bangladeshi Assistant High Commissioner attends

    Nottingham Bangladesh Centre has organised International Mother Language Day Awareness and Celebration at Nottingham Schools

    broken image

    Zulqar Nain attends IMLD in Nottingham Schools

    Nottingham Bangla Schools 2021 Virtual Event

    With covid-19 lockdown in place, the students of Bangla School put together a virtual event

    broken image

    21st February at Nottingham Central Library

    21st February is truly an international commemoration

    broken image

    Sabbir Hossain Speaking to the audience about 21st February

    broken image

    Students always valued

    Md M Rahman, a highly regardied Nottingham law student, now a lecturer at Notre Dam College, Dhaka giving a heartfelt speech about 21st February. Students have always been a valued part of the community in Nottingham.

    broken image

    Students Play Their Part

    Ranajit Nag a PhD student at Nottingham University giving a passionate speech about 21st February at the Nottingham Central Library.

  • broken image

    Collaboration work with Bangladesh High Commission, Birmingham 

    Co-operation over 4 decades


    broken image

    Mr. Shahryar Z R Iqbal

    Mr Iqbal accept invitation to conduct Bangladesh High Commission sessions in Nottingham in 1988 and ran several during his tenure as well as attend a number of community events

    broken image

    Mr. Suhrab Hossain

    Mr Suhrab Hossain arrived in 1991 and was very popular among the local community

    broken image

    Mr. Raziul Hasan

    Mr. Raziul Hasan conducted a number High Commission surgeries in Nottingham during his tenure from 1995 - 1998

    broken image

    Mr. Md. Enamul Kabir

    Mr Kabir conducted High Commission consular work in Nottingham from 1998 and was a very well liked figure

    broken image

    Mr. Ashraf Uddin

    Mr Uddin was the first new Assistant High Commissioner to grace Bangladeshis in Nottingham in the new millennium, arriving in 2000 and was well liked by all the community.

    broken image

    Mr Zulqar Nain

    Mr Zulqar Nain supported Nottingham Bangladesh Centre in numerous events, delivering a Bangladesh High Commission Surgery in Nottingham, attending numerous cultural events as well as continuing a Nottingham Bangladesh Centre initiated tradition of a Nottingham Vs Birmingham sports event. He was also the first Assistant High Commissioner to attend International Mother Language Day events in Nottinghamshire schools. Our community is very grateful to him and wish him the best of luck with all his endeavours.

    broken image

    Zulqar Nain at IMLD in Nottingham Schools

    Education consultant Sabbir Hossain initiated the teaching and celebration of International Mother Language Day in Nottinghamshire Schools and NBC is grateful for the support of Bangladesh Assistant High Commission, Birmingham

    Nazmul Haque

    Nazmul Haque visited Nottingham a number of times including as chief guest at our Independence Day Event

  • Health Promotion Events

    The Nottingham Bangladesh Centre started its Stop Smoking campaign in March 2005 led by Mr Mahbubul Haque. The health promotion ethos has been carried forward by current doctors in the community with health awareness events. Please get in touch if you would like to partner with us at our health promotion events or would like to be invited to our next health awareness clinic.

    Health Promotion

    News coverage of one of our events

    broken image

    Smoking Cessation

    One of the banners as partof Mahbubul Haque's stop smoking campaign

  • Promoting Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Centre takes great pleasure in promoting Bangladeshi culture, hospitality and more recently investment opportunities in Bangladesh.

    Promoting Bangladesh

    An event organised by Bangladesh High Commission Birmingham and Nottingham Bangladesh Centre at the Holiday Inn, Nottingham in May 2016

  • Meet the Medics

    Our medics networking events occur regularly. We aim to bring together Doctors from across the Midlands be it medical students, trainees or recent arrivals to the NHS to socialise, network and mentor.

    broken image

    Networking event at Mem-Saab restaurant, Nottingham.

  • Career Mentoring

    Please use the contact us form to get in touch for career mentoring, help with work experience, UCAS forms or just advice - this is our priority project. We strive to build a successful community that serves the people of Nottingham and beyond in the most positive way.

    broken image

    Investment Banking; Economics


    Nowrin studied for her undergraduate degree in the UK and Canada and undertook internships at the Tax Payers alliance, Institute of Economic Affairs, Barclays and the Bank of England. She achieved a 1st Class with Honors in PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economics) before embarking on a career in banking in the City of London. She is a proud former NBC student and welcomes queries for career advice in the banking industry as well as studying PPE.

    broken image



    Muzzy grew up in Nottingham and is a former NBC Bengali School pupil. He completed numerous work experience placements and studied Dentistry at the University of Leeds. He is now a practicing Dentist and welcomes all queries on a career in Dentistry.

    broken image



    Tanvir is a surgeon in the NHS and has over 10 years experience in mentoring students for medical school entry. He welcomes all queries from prospective medical students of any age.

  • Sign Up

    Our Standard Membership is Free and open to all living in Nottinghamshire, surrounding towns and more recently to former residents. Premier membership details are sent on request.

  • Contact Us

    Please contact us for any queries, either by post or email using the form below. We reply to email most promptly


    Postal Address:

    Nottingham Bangladesh Centre

    Suite 1971

    109 Vernon House
    Friar Lane
    NG1 6DQ