Celebrating Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth anniversary

Celebrating Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth anniversary Saturday, November 18 The Ramgarhia Community Centre, Newhall Hill, Birmingham, B1 3LD. ArtSikh hosted a great event for the final evening of the Sikh exhibition in Birmingham. Original artworks by Artists from around the world and art students from The Khalsa Academy Wolverhampton. 

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Launch of the Leicestershire Sikh Police Association

Leicestershire Sikh Police Association Launch Enderby Leicester 3rd November 2017 On Friday 3rd November 2017 the Leicestershire Sikh Police Association was formally launched at Leicestershire Police HQ to coincide with the birth anniversary of the first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Jee. The event was a complete success and was attended

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Special lecture: Sikh Arms and Armour in the Royal Collection report

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, 18th October 2017 A special lecture on Sikh Arms and Armour took place on 18th October 2017 at New Walk Museum, Leicester. The speaker was historian and author Gurinder Singh Mann also head of the Sikh Museum Initiative. The lecture was part of the

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Orders and Medal Research Society Convention 2017

Orders & Medals Research Society(OMRS) Crown Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon Saturday 16th September “An excellent Convention which must rank as one of the very best yet” OMRS President, Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork MBE The SMI were invited to the Orders and Medal Research Society Convention 2017, which was also the 75th anniversary of

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Punjabi Village Fete Leeds( ASW pop up exhibition)

Punjabi Village Fete Leeds Ramgarhia Leeds Sport & Leisure Centre 8 Chapeltown Road, Leeds LS7 3AP SATURDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER Hosted by Ramgharia Board Leeds and Sikhs in Leeds. The Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition was part of the fully themed Punjabi village to giving everyone a a taste of

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Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition (GNG football club)

  Guru Nanak Gurdwara Football Club Riverside Football Ground 44 Braunstone Lane East Leicester LE3 2FW 2nd September 2017 The Sikh Museum Initiative team was at Guru Nanak Gurdwara football Club in Leicester to exhibit their Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition and digital interactives. Portraits of Sikhs who fought

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Sikh weapons and Anglo Sikh Wars exhibition

Sikh and Indian Weapons exhibition and Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition Part of Summersmagam 2017 organised by Sikhs2inspire 27th August 2017 Oakland Centre, Oakland Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B31 0NA There was a weapons display by Wootz Militaria with talks on shastarvidiya, (sikh art of war) by Luvjinder Singh.There was a number important

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Festival of Knights-Anglo Sikh Wars to the Partition of the Punjab

Anglo Sikh Wars to the Partition of the Punjab Chai Walla Cafe(ISKON centre-16th to 19th August 2017. The Night of Festivals South Asian 2017 The Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition was available for the public to view in the center of Leicester, charting the history of the Sikhs Empire

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Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition Highcross Shopping Centre

  We exhibited our pop up exhibition at the Highcross Shopping Centre, Leicester, LE1 4AN in July and August 2017. After the success of the Anglo Sikh Wars exhibition and our pop up exhibition events (International Sikh Research Conference, Military History Live and the Lord Gough Book launch) we were

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Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition on the BBC Antiques Roadtrip programme

BBC Antiques Roadtrip The Sikh Museum Initiative was filmed for the popular BBC Antiques Roadtrip programme. They filmed our Anglo Sikh Wars pop up exhibition as well as getting an understanding of the different weapons (shastars) used by the Sikhs. James Braxton and actress Felicity Montague undertook the questions with

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