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... Read More
When history meets Technology part 2
Mapping the online Sikh Museum
" An amazing eye opener. Thank You"
" Really interesting.Learnt alot"
1st December 2018
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 ... Read More
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
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 ... Read More
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
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
This was the key message given by a panel of authors who were discussing the Sikh Empire and the Anglo Sikh Wars of 1845-1849. The often neglected wars from the nineteenth century which pitched the Sikh Empire against the East India Company were to put the British Empire in the balance. The evening was hosted by Kartar Singh of the Sikh Museum Initiative and part of the Contemporary Sikh Art e... Read More
The Contemporary Sikh Art exhibition was launched in the heart of Leicester on 11th May, initiated by the Sikh Museum Initiative and Art Sikh. The exhibition was opened by Assistant City Mayor-Councillor Manjula Sood.
The evening was hosted by the Kartar Singh (Sikh Museum Initiative), who explained the importance of having such events where the rich the history of the Sikh faith could be e... Read More