Maharaja Exhibition at the V & A, October 10th to January 17th 2010 - This major exhibition will explore the extraordinary culture of princely India and the world of the Maharajas. On display will be around 250 spectacular and beautiful objects, many on loan from Indian royal collections. As part of the Maharja Exhibition, The Maharajah & the Kohinoor - a touring production about the tragic life of the Last Maharjah of the Sikhs, Duleep Singh will be showing on November 1st at 12:30pm.
The Widow Colony - An award-winning documentary film about the legacy of Sikh killings in November of 1984 following the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Screening at The Drum, Birmingham from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th October.
Further information at www.asht.info/events
New Additions to the Trail
The Dissenters Chapel, in Kensal Green, is home to a memorial plaque to the Memory of Maharani Jindan Kaur who was briefly interred in the catacombs in 1863.
St Martin in the Fields - situated in London's world famous Trafalgar Square this church was the venue for a memorial service in 1918 for one of Maharajah Duleep Singh's sons Prince Victor, after his death in Monte Carlo.
Further information at www.asht.info/trail
Vacancy - An experienced Project Administrator is required to join the team to support the ongoing work of the Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail. 6 month contract. Based in Walsall.