Produce a DVD video film featuring recorded interviews & archive materials and an accompanying booklet
Produce an exhibition on heritage of Panjabis from 1950s to 2019 to showcase a timeline of key social, cultural, economic and political events/developments and people associated with the heritage of Panjabis in Southall and Southall’s emergence as an inspirational and iconic Asian community
Produce an exhibition on the untold story of the first Gurdwara developed by Panjabis in Southall/London which emerged as the biggest Sikh Temple in UK/Europe & its national contribution in promoting Panjabi language & heritage
Consolidate a PANJAB Heritage Week & ‘Panjab Heritage Roadshows’ events where people can bring, share and showcase their personal photographs, stories, memorabilia, artefacts; access/view existing photos, materials on Panjabi/Southall heritage, share personal stories & memories; have interactive discussion with different audiences etc, record audio and video interviews with early Panjabis who settled in Southall in the 1950s and 1960s and or their survivors to record/document their personal stories, history & experiences
Training for volunteers on heritage recording skills on oral history, interviewing, archive research, film making skills etc
Train volunteers particularly older people on awareness and preservation activity
Organise workshops & Taster sessions on ‘Sharing your Heritage: Personal Stories & Memories’
Set up an active blog to update and engage people & other organisations in project activity & events & disseminate information & learning.
Engage in a Fundraising Campaign & raise money Panjab Heritage Week & Roadshow & Week and to research and publish a book on “Heritage/History of Panjabis/Sikhs in Southall: 1940s -2018.”
Interested in getting involved in making a film, creating an exhibition, organising a heritage activity etc?
Preserving our Heritage for future generations Project is managed by a Partnership led by TAHA and including Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha (Southall) Trustees, UK Panjab Heritage Association, The Asian Women’s Network, Southall Day Centre Limited & Digital works