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Sikh Relics and artefacts in the UK lecture

Sikh Relics and artefacts in the UK lecture 18th September 2018 Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan, New Delhi On the 18th September head of the Sikh Museum Initiative-Gurinder Singh Mann gave a special lecture  on Sikh Relics and Artefacts in the UK at the prestigious Bhai Vir Singh Sahitya Sadan. The institute has undertaken great work on manuscripts, Sikh relics and preserving the works of Bhai V...
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The Sikh past can be preserved now

Sikh Relics and Artefacts: From the past to the technological future Saturday 7th July 2018 Guildhall, Thetford "The Sikh past can be preserved now"  this was the statement made the head of the Sikh Museum Initiative, Gurinder Singh Mann and developer Taranjit Singh in a special lecture on Sikh relics and artefacts at the opening day of the Thetford and Punjab Festival. The lecture formed...
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Thetford and Punjab Festival kicks off

A festival celebrating the cultural link between Thetford and the Punjab has officially begun. Saturday 7th June 2018 Reporting from Ancient Houses Museum Thetford and the Guildhall. Numerous events, activities and celebrations will be held during the two-week Festival of Thetford and Punjab, which will run until July 21. It will also commemorate the 125 anniversary of the death of Mahara...
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BBC Radio Interview: Sikh Art Exhibition and online museum launch

BBC Radio Leicester Interview Broadcast on BBC radio Leicester on 10/05/2018 Head of the Sikh Museum Initiative, Gurinder Singh Mann is interviewed on BBC Radio Leicester regarding the launch of the Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibition (with Art Sikh) and online Sikh Museum project. The new Anglo Sikh Virtual museum is being developed to showcase relics and artefacts from private and public col...
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World’s first Online Sikh Museum project launches at new exhibition thanks to lottery funding

  Sikh Museum Initiative given funding for an online museum Objects will be 3d modelled from public and private collections People will be trained up in digital skills The objects will be seen using virtual reality googles Online Sikh Museum project The Sikh Museum Initiative and ArtSikh present the Contemporary Sikh Art Exhibition 2018 ( from Saturday 12 May to Tuesday ...
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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 exhibition Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–76. The Royal Collectio...
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The great antiques heist in Punjab

The sculpture found in Sangrur that was stolen. The great antiques heist in Punjab Unchecked all the time, unnoticed at times, history is being stolen systematically While digging a mound, a 10-year-old girl discovered a stone sculpture at Mard Khera village in Sangrur in 1980. Villagers placed it in a specially-built room and it soon became the centre of activities. Weddings, Hindu or 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 to be the first of its kind in the city, was successfully launched at N...
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3D Zirah Bouk Dagger (Armour piercer).

Interactive 3D Model viewable online - 3D Zirah Bouk Dagger (Armour piercer). Part of a project to create digital assets to highlight relics and artefacts and in turn preserve heritage. Taran 3d has recreated an Indian/persian weapon in 3d to highlight how heritage can be preserved. 3D Zirah Bouk Dagger by Taran3D If you are unable to see the 3d interactive you will need to update th...
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SMI Lecture: Sikh Relics and Artefacts in the UK

Sikh Relics and Artefacts in the UK On Tuesday 8th March 2016, the University of Leicester’s Sikh Society and the Sikh Museum Initiative proudly presented a a double guest speaker event. The first speaker: Harry Singh, spoke about the ‘Revolutionary Spiritualism of Guru Nanak to Evolutionary Sikhism of Guru Gobind Singh’. He alluded to the simple philosophy of Guru Nanak as well as giving sp...
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