OUR THANKS

1999, 2003, 2014, 2020, the little History journey continues, one step at a time.  Until 2018, the project was a one person initiative, but has always been supported by a range of individuals and organisations, including:  

Our Punjabi Teachers & Headteachers from 1982 – 1996:

Penji Manjit Kaur Matharu, Penji Gurnam Kaur Diocee, Ramgarhia Panjabi School, Forest Gate, E7  

Satvinder Singh Gharial, Karamsar Panjabi School, Ilford, Essex, IG1

Those who have given up trying to compete with ‘A little History’: Avinash Kaur

Our early promoters and supports (2008-onwards)

 Rajvinder Kaur, Karamsar Panjabi School 

Harinder Singh Mullay, to recommend our Karamsar Sikh History sessions for Sikh Retreat UK

 ‘Deepa’ Mandeep Singh, & Gajan Singh, Sikh Retreat, for inviting us back year after year to present to adult audiences

 Avtar Singh Bahra, www.sikhsinthearmy.co.uk and supporting the ‘A little History’ artefacts collection

Mandip Singh Sohal, for setting up our first website, and his mentoring, support and guidance since 2013

 Lovepreet Singh Samra, for arranging our first presentation to a corporate audience – the EY Sikh Network

 Javnir Kaur Sandhu, for regular invitations to present at Sikhi Camps at Singh Sabha London East, Goodmayes/Barking, Essex

Test Tours (2012): Mr Kalwant  Singh Harar, Rajvir, Ishika, Dev, Supreet

Supporters, partners and attendees to multiple tours (2014-onwards)

Amardeep Singh Seyan and Summeet Kaur, London Odyssey Team and our joint-collaborations with the development of self-guide map for walks

Sundeep Dewal, photography support from our early days including our European test tours to France, Paris and Madrid

Juginder Singh and Jugjeet Singh, Woolwich Gurdwara

Gurpreet Singh Anand, Khalsa Jatha British Isles

Dr Elizabeth Weigler (University of California Santa Barbara) for always helping to bring new and interesting perspectives to what I initially believed were just simple walking tours

 Sarbjeet Kaur Sidhu, Brinderjit Singh Nandhra, PwC Sikh Network

Tarsame Singh Harrad, for ensuring that I always manage to sell 1 ticket on every Coach, Train or Air tour!  

Harvinder Singh Rattan, Canary Wharf Simran & Leyton Gurdwara

Ravinderpal Singh ‘Rumta’  & Guvinder ‘Guv’ Singh – Scotland 2019 Tour with Sri Dasmesh Pipe Band (Malaysian Sikh Band)

Rajdeep Singh, RBN Gurdwara, Northampton

Sophie Kaur, North-East England marketing department!

Preetkamal Kaur, Kiddie Sangat, Ilford

Mandeep Kaur Chahal, SEWA Ilford

Simran Kaur Chahal, Simran Media Productions

 Prabhjote Kaur Sidhu, Tour Guides training programme 2017!

Support following the Sikh Studies Conference 2014, London

 Dr Kamalroop Singh whose guidance and support gave us the confidence to set up the walking tour initiative following the presentation at the 2014 Sikh Studies Conference at Imperial College, London 

Gurinder Singh Mann Sikh Museum Initiative and on-going support and collaborations with the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum (www.anglosikhmuseum.com)

 Dr Gurnam Singh & Manjit Kaur, for the invitation to feature a virtual tour on The One Show, Akaal Channel

Supporters, partners and attendees to multiple tours (2019-onwards)

 Pawinder Singh Sabrewal, Harvinder Singh Virdee, Amandeep Singh Virdee, EKTA Sangat and Ramgarhia Gurdwara, Forest Gate

 Peter Bance, www.duleepsingh.com

 Dr Tejpal Singh Ralmill

 Jagdip Singh Kang

 Harkirat Singh, Sikh Education Service

Simran Kaur

 Harkiran Kaur

 Rajvinder Kaur & Tajinder Kaur Virdee, Barclays Sikh Network  

Supporters and Partners (2020 onwards)

 Taranjit Singh, Taran 3D, www.taran3D.com

Satveer Singh & Jazzy Kaur, Urban Akali www.urbanakali.co.uk

Dr Amrit Kaur Singh  & Dr Rabindra Kaur Singh, The Singh Twins, www.singhtwins.co.uk

Dr Dalvir Singh Pannu, The Sikh Heritage, Beyond Borders

Sonia Dhami & Tanmeet Gujral, Sikh Foundation International – for the opportunity to present our Virtual Sikh History Tour series 

Dr Nirvikar Singh, University of California Santa Cruz for his and his editorial team’s support to review and publish our first research paper in the Sikh Review Journal

Satender Singh, Singh Wisdom

Manpreet Singh Ahuja, Khalsa Jatha British Isles Panjabi School

Trainee Tour Guides and Apprentices (2019 onwards)

 Harkiran Kaur; Rajvir Singh; Ardit Singh; Prabhjote Kaur Sidhu; Supreet Kaur

Our Tour Partners

The Royal Hospital Chelsea, John Rochester, Carys Duggan-Rees 

St. Luke’s Church, Chelsea, Rev. Brian Leathard, Tracey & the Team at the Parish Office

Maidstone Museum, Samatha Harris, Steve Finnis

National Army Museum, Jasdeep Singh

St. Andrew’s Church, Blo’Norton, Geoffrey Leigh & residents of the village

Ancient House Museum, Thetford, Oliver Bone, Melissa Hawkins

Museum of London, Finbarr Whooley

Houses of Parliament, Parliamentary Security Department

The Royal Horseguards Hotel and The National Liberal Club, One Whitehall Place

Dot Hyphen Productions, Jay Singh Sohal

The Sikh Press Association, Jasveer Singh Gill

We are now growing, with more tours, new countries, new ideas and new collaborations and projects,

 lets see how the story unfolds….