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Sikh Architecture in BritainDate: Monday, 12 January, 2009



A recent weekend event held at Oxford University examining the evolution of places of worship in the UK included a presentation by ASHT. Entitled 'From redundant spires to gleaming domes' the talk covered the historical factors behind early Sikh migration to Britain and the way the development and progress of the Sikh community is reflected in the architectural styles adopted by it in contemporary Gurudwara designs.

"The talk was first rate and an excellent introduction to the long-standing relationship between Sikhs and Britain, about which most of us are scandalously ignorant!"  Sarah Brown

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