British Ugandan Asians at 50
Highlighting the experience of British Ugandan Asians in and after 1972, and the many volunteers who helped them.
Unless otherwise stated, events are by invitation only. However, all will be recorded, and can be seen on our YouTube channel here: YouTube Channel
Now until 20 August 2022
Narratives of Refugee Memories exhibition
BUA50 materials are included in the Narratives of Refugee Memories exhibition in the Wolfson Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies. Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG (nearest Underground station is Russell Square).
11 July – 20 August 2022
BUA50 Touring Exhibition, Curve Theatre, Leicester
Opening venue: Mezzanine floor, Curve Theatre, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB.
12-18 September 2022
Touring exhibition, National Archives, Kew, London
Touring exhibition to be on display at the National Archives, Kew, London. A selection of official papers from the Archives will also be shown.
5pm – 17 September 2022
Panel Discussion, National Archives, Kew, London
(To coincide with the departure of the first evacuation flight from Entebbe). With Dr Ria Kapoor, Prof Akbar Vohra, Dr Shezan Muhammedi, Lord Jitesh Gadhia and Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia. Hosted by our own Babita Sharma.
Attendance by invitation only.
24 – 25 September 2022
Touring Exhibition, Wickhambrook Memorial Hall
Touring exhibition on display at Wickhambrook Memorial Hall, Suffolk, with a particular emphasis on the Stradishall camp.
Phone: 01440 820631 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
26 – 29 September 2022
Touring Exhibition, Peterborough Islamic Centre
Touring exhibition on display at Peterborough Islamic Centre, 8 Burton St, PE 1 5HD.
Phone: 01733 568592
7 – 13 October 2022
Touring Exhibition, Tywyn, North Wales
Touring exhibition on display, with a particular emphasis on the Tonfanau camp, at Tywyn Library, Neptune Road, Tywin, North Wales.
Tel: 01654 710 1104
3.45pm – 16 November 2022
Panel Discussion, Online (Zoom)
Panel discussion (via Zoom) as part of ‘Beyond Resettlement: Exploring the History of the Ugandan Asian Community in Exile’ conference led by Carleton University, Canada.
Link to follow.
17 November 2022 – 24 February 2023
Touring Exhibition, Brent Civic Centre
Touring exhibition on display at Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley Park, Wembley HA9 0F
Other 2023 venues to be announced.