Press release by team of Five (Mrs Kamaljit Kaur Patti, Mrs Manmohan Kaur Bhamra, Tirath Singh Bhavra, Shaminder Singh Billen, Norman Ash (Harman Singh). The Bedford Museum team, Rosemary Brind Head of the Bedford Museum, Ann Hagen, Keeper of Social History and Jo Roberts Education officer.
Bursts of loud drumming welcomed honoured guests to the opening by the mayor of the Bedford, Sikh Awareness Exhibition at Bedford Museum, Castle Lane, on Saturday.
This colourful and informative exhibition - the first for Bedford - has been put together by members of the Sikh Gurdwaras (temples) in Bedford. A variety of artefacts, including elaborate wedding costume, musical instruments, and illustrations, some of which have been loaned by the Guru Nanak Sikh Museum, Leicester, artist and chair person of the museum Sarup Singh attended . Fine Artist, Gagandeep Singh, work also create a vibrant picture of Sikh history, culture and faith.
Raj Academy of Asian Music, Southhall, Prof. Surinder Singh, Head of the Academy performed with his team, which aspired the gathering with Gurmat Sangeet holding on to the legacy for the next generation. Sikh Stringed instruments in its true form.
A series of activities and workshops have been arranged for Saturdays throughout the next three months, starting with a presentation on Sikhism on Saturday (22nd). Please phone the museum on 01234-353323 for details of times and booking.
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Tirath Singh Bhavra
Guru Nanak Gurdwara Bedford (Sikh Temple) UK
84 Ford End Road
Bedford MK40 4JX
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The pictures were taken by Sardar. Sarbjit Singh Ji, Educational Officer, from the Guru Nanak Sikh Museum Leicester, attending the Launch of the Exhibition, Opening Ceremony of the at Bedford Museum. The www.thesikhmuseum.com for the Guru Nanak Sikh Museum Leicester. You can also download the picture from that site. The advertisement of event "Sikh Awareness Exhibition flyer" with workshop dates can be found. www.Khubi.com, and the www.SikhNet.com event calendar.