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British Ugandan Asians at 50

Highlighting the experience of British Ugandan Asians in and after 1972, and the many volunteers who helped them.

Forthcoming Events

Unless otherwise stated, events are by invitation only. However, all will be recorded, and can be seen on our YouTube channel here: YouTube Channel

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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).

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11 July – 20 August 2022

BUA50 Touring Exhibition, Curve Theatre, Leicester

Opening venue: Mezzanine floor, Curve Theatre, Rutland Street, Leicester LE1 1SB.


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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.


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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.

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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: ruthanjohn@btinternet.com

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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

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30 September – 2 October 2022

Touring Exhibition, The Cresset

Touring exhibition on display at The Cresset, Rightwell East, Peterborough PE3 8DX

Phone: 01733 265705  web: www.cresset.co.uk

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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

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15 – 29 October 2022

Touring Exhibition, Devon

Touring Exhibition on display in the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Elmfield House, Dowell St,
Honiton EX14 1LX

Tel: 01404 45006   web: www.thelmahulbert.com

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1 – 12 November 2022

Touring Exhibition, Coventry Cathedral

Touring Exhibition on display in Coventry Cathedral, Priory St, Coventry CV1 5AB


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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.

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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.