+44 7579 780183 enquiries@bua50.org

British Ugandan Asians at 50

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

Past Events

These events have already taken place, and we have been very pleased with attendance and feedback. You can find photos in our Photo Gallery here.

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26 – 29 September 2022

Touring Exhibition, Husaini Islamic Centre

Touring exhibition on display at Husaini Islamic Centre, 8 Burton St, PE1 5HD.

Phone: 01733 568592

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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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9 – 18 September 2022

BUA50 Touring Exhibition, Neasden Temple

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Pramukh Swami Road, Neasden, London NW10 8HW, UK

Tel: 020 8965 2651 web: www.neasdentemple.org

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23 August – 7 September 2022

BUA50 Touring Exhibition, Croydon Central Library

Opening venue: Croydon Central Library, Katharine St, CR9 1ET

Tel: 0207 884 5140  web: www.croydoncentrallibrary@croydon.gov.uk

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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.

FREE ENTRY

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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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5.30pm – 4 August 2022

Panel discussion, Curve Theatre, Leicester

As part of South Asian Heritage Month (and to coincide with Idi Amin’s announcement that the Ugandans would have to leave), the Curve is hosting a panel discussion entitled ‘Finding Home: The Ugandan Exodus, 50 Years On – A discussion’. This will feature Sir Peter Soulsby, Manzoor Moghal MBE, Jasvir Singh (SAHM) and Chandni Mistry (Curve), and will be hosted by Rajiv Popat (ITV Midlands).

To book a ticket for the Curve’s evening performance of a play about the Ugandan Asian experience (part of its Finding Home programme), click on the link below. This will also give you free entry to the panel discussion and exhibition.

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5.30pm – 20 June 2022

Panel discussion, Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies – Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG

BUA50 team members Alan Critchley, Paresh Solanki and Bhasker Solanki will discuss the Ugandan Asian experience as part of a conference on the Narratives of Refugee Memories. Highlights of our video interviews will be shown. To be followed by a keynote speech from Ugandan Exodus expert Professor Michael Molloy, Carleton University, Canada.

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