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  1. Discover, join in and enjoy this unique annual series of exhibitions, performances and lectures highlighting Sikh heritage in Britain September 2012 Launching on Sunday 2nd September at the Northern Sikh Mela in Huddersfield with an exhibition on Maharajah Duleep Singh, this year events include a number of ceremonies at gurudwaras across the country to commemorate the Battle of Saragarhi 1897. Each year the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail aims to promote the rich history that connects the Sikhs and the British through events, research and education. ‘Heritage Shared’ is an exc
  2. "Lest we forget..." As Saragarhi Day approaches it once again falls upon all Sikhs to remember and proclaim the bravery of the 21 Sikhs who died in the battle. They sacrificed their lives whilst walking on the path of gallantry which was bestowed upon them through their heritage. It is due to their deeds and those of countless other Sikh warriors that we today enjoy the praise and glory of our contemporaries in Britain. What will you be doing to remember them ? Get involved in the Saragarhi Day Campaign .... http://www
  3. Thursday 8th September, Newcastle Central Library 6:30pm 'Through his own eyes' - An eye witness account of Sikh History Newcastle born Anglican missionary and contemporary of Gandhi, Rev C.F Andrews, described as the "conscience of the British Raj", witnessed some of the most significant defining moments of India's campaign for independence. This lecture illustrates the life of a remarkable man who recognised and acclaimed the true nature of the Sikhs and their role in that epic struggle. Booking essential call 0191 2774100 or email information@newcastle.gov.uk In association with Newcas
  4. A unique season of lectures, workshops and exhibitions serving to inspire, inform and entertain. Join in and discover the Sikh Heritage on your doorstep... Sun 4th Sept, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury - Armour & Cavalry Day Thur 8th Sept, Newcastle Central Library - 'Through his Own Eyes' Sat 10th Sept, Wallace Collection, London - Swords and Shields: The World of Sikh Warriors Sun 11th Sept, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester - The Battle of Saragarhi 1897 Sun 18th Sept, The Drum, Birmingham - 'The Rebel Que
  5. BOOK your place now! Spaces still available! Organised in conjunction with Anglia Battlefield Tours, this trip will take you on a journey exploring the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during the Great War * Experienced guides offer a unique insight into the Indian Army's outstanding contribution to the battles of World War 1 * Visit the preserved trenches at Bayernwald and learn how Sikh forces arrived in Europe unprepared for winter combat * Visit the battlefields around Neuve Chapelle where Sikh Regiments were involved in heavy fighting * After visiting the spectacular Indian
  6. After a successful spring tour around schools and venues in the UK this family theatre production is NOW TOURING until December! 'The Maharajah and the Kohinoor' is a touching tale charting one of the most illustrious episodes in British history. Told through the eyes of the much disputed Kohinoor diamond, the play follows the story of Duleep Singh, Maharajah of Lahore and King of the Sikh Empire, who was deposed at the age of eleven and sent to England. Separated from his mother he arrived on the shores of England and was immediately adopted by Queen Victoria. Encouraged by Her Majesty,
  7. Wednesday 29th September 7pm—8.30pm 'The Lioness of the Punjab' New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester LE1 7EA The daughter of a Royal Palace kennel keeper, Jindan Kaur rose to become a Maharani & the most powerful woman in the Sikh Kingdom. This event sees the UK Premiere of short film 'The Rebel Queen' by Michael Singh which reveals the turmoil, murder, mayhem and diplomatic intrigue surrounding this extraordinary woman, wife of one Maharajah and mother of another. Followed by a panel discussion and Q & A with David Jones, Ipswich Museum. FREE (Book at events@asht.
  8. Heritage Shared 2010 Coming up this week... Tuesday 7th September 7pm—8.30pm (FREE book at events@asht.info) Book Launch ~ The Royal Geographical Society, London This opening event of Heritage Shared month sees military historian & author Amarpal Singh Sidhu in conversation about his groundbreaking new book 'The First Anglo Sikh War'. Followed by book signing. Saturday 11th September 1pm & 3pm (FREE) 'Lions Tales' ~ Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham Join storyteller Seema Anand for this children's session which captures the fascinating journey of Maharajah Ra
  9. Fought in the barren and hostile terrain of the North West frontier on 12th September 1897, the battle of Saragarhi, in which 21 Sikh soldiers valiantly fought and died defending their post against insurmountable odds, is alarmingly neglected in the pages of modern history. This year's Heritage Shared will feature the launch of ASHT's nationwide 'Saragarhi Day', aimed at increasing awareness of this brave episode in British military history. The campaign was recently launched at the Imperial War Museum by former head of the British Army, General Sir Richard Dannatt, His Honour Judge Sir Mot
  10. The Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail's annual series of events Heritage Shared returns this September with an exciting programme to inspire, inform and entertain! Events include, family workshops at the Wallace Collection where you can take a trail of their Sikh treasures, hear 'tales' of great warrior Maharajah Ranjit Singh with a children's storytelling session at Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter Museum, come along to the first UK display of the Malaysian Photographic Exhibition 'Frames of Bravery' which vividly demonstrates Sikh contributions during the second world war, see Sikh armour linked to D
  11. Note: There will now be an additional pick up from Beaconsfield Services M40/J2 at 6:00am Organised by the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail , this day trip will take you on a journey exploring the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during the WW1 * Experienced guides offer a unique insight into the Indian Army's outstanding contribution to the battles of World War 1 * Visit the preserved trenches at Bayernwald and learn how Sikh forces arrived in Europe unprepared for winter combat * Visit the battlefields around Neuve Chapelle where Sikh Regiments were involved in heavy fighting * After vis
  12. Saturday 29th May 2010 Organised by the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail , this day trip will take you on a journey exploring the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during the WW1 * Experienced guides offer a unique insight into the Indian Army's outstanding contribution to the battles of World War 1 * Visit the preserved trenches at Bayernwald and learn how Sikh forces arrived in Europe unprepared for winter combat * Visit the battlefields around Neuve Chapelle where Sikh Regiments were involved in heavy fighting * After visiting the spectacular Indian Memorial, head to the town of Ypres to
  13. The Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail & Zeroseefr in co-production with The Drum Back by popular demand this family theatre production will tour around schools and venues in the UK from Spring - Autumn 2010. The tour will launch with a performance at The Drum, Birmingham on 11th March. Price: £8(£6) Time: 7:30pm Location: The Drum, 144 Potters Lane, Aston, Birmingham B6 4UU For tickets visit www.the-drum.org.uk or call the box office 0121 333 2444 The 'Maharajah and the Kohinoor' is an exciting theatre-in-education production aimed at Key Stages 2 & 3. Charting one of the most illus
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