Thursday, May 22, 2008

Up Coming Events...

The programme for the Lions Kingdom is as follows:

Free Admission and refreshments

Date: Saturday 24th May 2008
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm (prompt start)
Venue: Warwickshire College, Trident Centre,
Trident Park, Warwick, CV34 6SW

Talks by Professional Lecturers on:

1) 'The Lioness & the Raj' - David Jones (Historian & Curator)
Lecture on the remarkable life of Maharani Jind Kaur, who proved to be a persistent stumbling block in the path of the imperialists.

2) 'Clash of the Lions' - Sarinjit Singh (Military Historian & Trustee of the Maharajah Duleep Singh Centenary Trust)
Lecture on the Anglo Sikh Wars, focusing on the battle of Chillianwalla.

3) 'Legacies of Annexation' - Harbinder Singh (Director of the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail)
Lecture reflects on the fate of the Sikhs after the fall of Ranjit Singh’ Kingdom.

It is never to late to find out more about your faith and roots!
A special day has been organised for children and adults where you can learn about your faith & history in English.

Date: Friday 30th May
Time: 9.30am till 4.30pm
Venue: Leamington & Warwick Gurdwara Sahib, 17 A/B Queensway Trading Estate, Leamington Spa, CV31 3LZ.

The programme for the 1-Day Sikhi Workshop is as follows:

Opening Diwaan
Everyone registers at the start, followed by Simran and Hukamnama. The Hukamnama will be explained in English.

Guru Arjan Dev Ji Workshop
Interactive activity exploring Guru Arjan Dev jee's life and contributions. Followed by a presentation on Guru Arjan Dev jee's life journey.

Always enjoyable!

Shaheedi Diwas Presentation
Reflecting on the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev jee

Videos & Discussions
There will be films shown on different aspects of Sikhi followed by discussions and sharing thoughts.

Closing Diwaan
The day will finish with seeking Waheguru's blessings through Naam Simran, Ardaas and then Hukamnama (explained in English).

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