Anglo Sikh Wars exhibition featured on BBC NEWS

The Anglo Sikh Wars exhibition was featured on BBC East Midlands News. Gurinder Singh Mann and Raj Mann from the SMI was interviewed as part of the programme. The new story showcased the 3d tablet, augmented reality and other relics on display.      

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Artefacts from Anglo-Sikh wars on display in UK

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, March 19 An exhibition underway at Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, is showcasing relics from the Anglo-Sikh wars.The wars were fought between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company in a series of battles leading to the annexation of Punjab in 1849. The British were led

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University contributes rare manuscript to major Sikh exhibition

Library display to showcase artefacts from 19th Century Anglo Sikh Wars University contributes rare manuscript to major Sikh exhibition Our University is contributing a rare Sikh manuscript to a major exhibition showcasing unseen relics and artefacts from the 19th Century Anglo Sikh Wars.The exhibition, which is organised by the Sikh

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Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester

From left to right – Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI’s Raj Mann. First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester: Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 A new interactive exhibition, thought

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First look at the interactive Anglo Sikh Wars exhibition

A brand new exhibition uncovering a hidden part of British and Sikh history will open in Leicester this weekend. Anglo Sikh Wars will showcase relics from the 19th century wars that culminated in the annexation of the Punjab, and the appropriation of the Koh-i-noor diamond by the British. The exhibition is

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New interactive exhibition in Leicester to showcase unseen relics from 19th Century Anglo Sikh Wars

For the first time ever, a hidden era of British and Sikh history will be coming to life at a major exhibition in Leicester. The Anglo-Sikh Wars exhibition will showcase 3D-modelled relics including the famous Koh-i-noor Diamond, armour and weaponry.It will also use augmented reality technology to bring alive the

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Anglo Sikh Wars: Shrewsbury military artefacts move to exhibition

Artefacts from Shrewsbury’s Regimental Museum have been packed up and shipped off to a major Sikh Museum initiative (SMI) exhibition about the Anglo Sikh wars. photo: Christine Bernath with medals, a replica of the Koh-Noor diamond, a Sikh Tulwar sword and part of a regimental colour Christine Bernath, curator of

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ASW project showcased at the Art Sikh event

The Sikh Museum Initiative represented at Guru Gobind Singh 350th birth anniversary art event 29th January 2017 Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick, Birmingham A number interesting art works were on show depicting the life and history of Guru Gobind Singh.The tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Many artists from around the world

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ASW project discussed with Prince Charles

Raj Mann centre discussing the Anglo Sikh Wars project with Prince Charles. HRH Prince Charles visited Leicester on 25th January 2017. He attended and spoke to members of the military at the St. Philips Centre. There was cadets from Southall in attendance. Raj Mann from the Sikh Museum Initiative explained

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The Second Anglo-Sikh War lecture

The Second Anglo-Sikh War Lecture The Royal Society for Asian Affairs (RSAA) 11th January 2017 Mr Amarpal Sidhu, Military Historian, will talk on the Second Anglo-Sikh war, a a conflict no-one expected. In April 1848, two British officers were killed by a mutinous garrison in the southern Punjabi city of

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