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BBC coverage of Legacy of Sophia Duleep Singh

BBC coverage of the 'Legacy of Sophia Duleep Singh Event New Walk Museum, Leicester 21st Feb 2019. Featuring the 3d relics of the Sikh Empire. Anglo Sikh Museum will be released in the coming months. The Anglo Sikh Museum is funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund.
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3D Relics of the Sikh Empire showcased at Princess Sophia Duleep Singh discussion

3D Relics of the Sikh Empire showcased at Princess Sophia Duleep Singh discussion In Leicester UK The fourth event where the Sikh Museum Initiative has been creating awareness around the importance of Sophia Duleep Singh The Anglo Sikh Museum will showcase a number of objects recreated in 3d. On Thursday 21 February, Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery was the setting for a...
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When history meets Technology part 2-Mapping the online Sikh Museum

  When history meets Technology part 2 Mapping the online Sikh Museum " An amazing eye opener. Thank You" " Really interesting.Learnt alot" 1st December 2018 Nishkam Centre Birmingham On Saturday 1st December at the Nishkam Centre, Birmingham we led the second session on educating the public on new technologies. Head of the SMI, Gurinder Singh Mann introduced the session ...
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When History meets Technology: Mapping the online Sikh Museum

When history meets Technology-Mapping the online Sikh Museum " very useful and Informative session" " very good and insightful talk" Saturday 17th November Newarke Houses Museum Leicester The Sikh Museum Initiative hosted the first session on educating the public on new technologies. Head of the SMI, Gurinder Singh Mann introduced the session and stated that technology was moving ...
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Sophia Duleep Singh event at Parliament

Essex Cultural Diversity Project  Celebrating the life and achievements of Sophia Duleep Singh Tuesday 27th November 2018 House of Commons, Parliament Square, London Essex Cultural Diversity Project organised a special Assembly celebrating the life and achievements of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh: Suffragette and women’s rights campaigner.The Event was facilitated by Sikh Historian Peter B...
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Sikh soldier statue in Smethwick honours WW1 dead

Sikh soldier statue in Smethwick honours WW1 dead A 10ft (3m) statue of a Sikh soldier has been unveiled at Sandwell, Birmingham to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One (WW1). The bronze work in Smethwick honours service personnel of the Sikh faith as well from the Indian subcontinent who fought for Britain during WW1 and other conflicts.The unveiling of The Lions of the Grea...
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Sophia Duleep Singh featured in new Suffragette Exhibition

Leicester City Council Staff (Museums/Events Teams) and Leicester City Councillors and the SMI. Alice Hawkins and the Votes For Women exhibition New Walk Museum and Art Gallery Leicester The Sikh Museum Initiative has been working with the Leicester Museums Service to shed more light on the contribution made by Princess Sophia Duleep Singh (1876 – 1948) to the Suffragette movement. We have c...
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Suffragette Relay Flag and the Story of Sophia Duleep Singh

Suffragette Relay Flag and the Story of Sophia Duleep Singh 23rd October 2018 Great turn out at Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurdwara, Leicester where people came to hear more about the 100th anniversary of the Votes for Women. The Suffragette Flag which has toured throughout the UK reached the Sikh temple today. Tajinder Kaur introduced the session and Catherine Hallsworth (Festival and Events Team...
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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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Amandeep Kaur-Canvassing Sikh Art

Amandeep Kaur is an artist based in Birmingham  who undertakes unique canvas pieces covering themes of Gurbani to impressive visuals of Sikh symbols. Her work was featured in the  Contemporary Sikh Art exhibition in Leicester earlier this year and has been part of Art Sikh's list of promoted artists.  She was interviewed by Sikh scholar and head of the Sikh Museum Initiative Gurinder Singh Man...
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