Before getting into the Christmas celebrations of Bow Barracks Kolkata, let’s first explore a bit of the locality and the culture here at Bow Barracks. Bow Barracks was constructed during World War I and was designed by Halsey Ricardo. Basically, the Bow Barracks region is occupied by small Anglo-Indian people who have lived here for generation after generation.
The exact location of the Bow Barracks is central Kolkata just behind the Bow Bazar police station this Bow Barracks of Kolkata is basically a narrow lane between Harris Street and bowbazer police station and is bordered by six blocks of old storage buildings colored with red bricks and is a bit shabby and old fashioned with green framed windows.
Approx more than 130 families currently live in the bow barracks of Kolkata, of which almost 80% are Anglo Indians, which in turn brings the annual Christmas celebration of kolkata great event here but upon modernization along with Anglo Indians now many Chinese, Bengali, and Gujarati families also recite here at Bow barracks.
- Handmade cakes scalpels and rost cookies
- Authentic Anglo-Indian style prawn balls and fish fingers
- Sausages wontons etc