Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh

Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh

This event has finished Took place on: Sunday, 19th Sep 2021

 £5

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Join Suresh Singh and Bishopsgate Institute archivist Stefan Dickers to reflect on being born and bred in Brick Lane.

Suresh Singh, author of A Modest Living, Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh recalls his Bengali friends describe him as ‘one of us’.

Suresh became the first Punjabi punk, playing drums for Spizzenergi and touring with Siouxsie & the Banshees. In the book, chapters of biography are alternated with Sikh recipes by Jagir Kaur.

The host: Stefan Dickers is the Special Collections and Archives Manager at Bishopsgate Institute and looks after its extensive material on London, Protest and LGBTQ+ History. He began at the Bishopsgate Institute in 2005. Previous to this, Stefan worked in the archives of the London School of Economics and Senate House Library.

There will be a visual sharing of the Suresh Singh Archive kept at the Bishopsgate Institute London.

A Modest Living, Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh is published by Spitalfields Life.


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2021-09-19 2021-09-19 Europe/London Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh Join Suresh Singh and Bishopsgate Institute archivist Stefan Dickers to reflect on being born and bred in Brick Lane. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2021/09/19/memoirs-of-a-cockney-sikh-273348 Rich Mix,35-47 Bethnal Green Road,London,

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35-47 Bethnal Green Road,
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