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Europe'S First Gurdwara Cancels Youth Camp

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Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Smethwick was the first Gurdwara in Europe to be purchased for the sole use of worship by the Sikh community.

Now it is fast becomming a place where the old folks go to argue. A keen eye is not needed to see although the Committee think they're "expanding the Gurdwara" the building itself is infested with rats and there is no satkaar for GuruJi.

A Youth Camp was to be held but the President and his Cronies have cancelled it. My children and their friends are SO disappointed.

I know there's one being held in Wednesbury area but that is very far for local Sangat and Parents to take them daily. What's the point in having a Gurdwara if you're not going to allow youngsters to come and learn about Sikhi?

Majority of kids dont normally attend and are put off by these fat old men who sit at the front squabbling for the limelight. Isnt the one chance they get to understand their background is at Camps?

Please call or even better, visit the Gurdwara in person to ask them to explain themselves.

Guru Nanak Gurdwara,

High St,

Smethwick,

B66 3AP

0121 5582527

If the President & his Cronies don't like children learning about Sikhee let's please find them a place more suited to their interests like an Old folk's home or a Pub.

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when will they learn....!

the guy on the phone doesn't have a clue y the camp is not on at least he says he doesn't , said to try again in an hour. Committee members like to hide from the sangat too ha ha

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There was no camp that was ever going to take place at Smethwick Gurdwara. It was still in the planning process, I know because my friends were the ones that were planning it. There has obviously been some misunderstanding. It is no good if people just start spreading rumours.

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