The Maharajah & the Kohinoor - Back by popular demand this family theatre production will tour schools and venues in the UK from January - June 2010. Don't miss the chance to book the play at a school or venue in your area!
'The Maharajah & the Kohinoor was a fantastic success and we were absolutely thrilled with the response from families. I was particularly pleased with the performers skills in inspiring audience participation..' Heather Whitely from the V&A Museum commenting after the recent performance during 'Majestic Maharajahs'.
Further information at www.asht.info/education
ASHT Research - 'Working as a voluntary researcher for ASHT was a challenging and fascinating task, one that helped me learn a lot about Punjabi history, something that I have always been deeply interested in and am only just gaining the opportunity to investigate. My assignment was to look into the annexation of the Sikh State in the Punjab by the British government in India... I was based in the British Library's India Office, with its wealth of documents and resources on the subject, an invaluable experience for a History undergraduate!..' Priya Atwal Volunteer Researcher
Read the full write up at www.asht.info/news
Recently Added to ASHT's online Trail the Iqbalnama Series by the Singh Twins. This series of work charts the life of Baron Sirdar Iqbal Singh, a retired businessman who has a passion for Scotland - his adopted home. He lives in a Scottish castle, owns a Scottish Island, created his own "Singh" tartan and had the poetry of Robert Burns translated into Punjabi.
Find out more at www.asht.info/trail