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Book Signing event at Waterstone’s Coventry (Smithfield Way) – Saturday 15 August (12-3pm)

Posted in Events by Pippa on August 11, 2009

Poster_Waterstones_Cov Meet the authors of the acclaimed book ‘In the Master’s Presence: The Sikhs of Hazoor Sahib’

Waterstone’s Coventry (Smithfield Way) plays host to the first event of the Midlands book signing tour of ‘In the Master’s Presence’. Don’t miss your chance to meet the authors, expert swordsman Nidar Singh Nihang and historian Parmjit Singh. Anyone buying on the day will get £10 off the retail price. The signing begins at midday.

Further details: http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/displayDetailEvent.do?searchType=1&author=Nidar%20Singh|Nihang

Related links:

“British Sikhs revive deadly art banned by the Raj” (Reuters TV report on Nidar Singh Nihang’s efforts to preserve Shastar Vidya, aired Thursday 23 July, 2009) http://uk.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=108461&videoChannel=-9992

“Fighting with Razor Sharp Blades” (More4 News TV report on Nidar Singh Nihang’s efforts to preserve Shastar Vidya, aired 8.20pm, Tuesday 2 June, 2009) http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/uk/fighting%20with%20razor%20sharp%20blades/3189257

“Ancient but Deadly: The Return of Shastar Vidiya” (article in The Independent, 5 May 2009) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/ancient-but-deadly-the-return-of-shastar-vidiya-1679002.html

“Picking up the fight to save Shastar Vidya” (article in The Sunday Indian, 7 June 2009) http://www.thesundayindian.com/07062009/storyd.asp?sid=7199&pageno=1

“Weapon Masters – Chakram” (Documentary exploring the history and science of the Chakram, an ancient Indian throwing weapon shaped like a ring with razor sharp cutting edges, aired 10 September 2008 on Discovery Knowledge (UK) and on 8 August 2009 on the Military Channel (USA)) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDNw2slOK3Y

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Special Sikh Book Signing at Waterstone’s Canary Wharf

Posted in Events by Pippa on April 20, 2009

The authors of In the Master’s Presence: The Sikhs of Hazoor Sahib will be signing copies and talking about their acclaimed new book on Friday 24th April at Waterstone’s Canary Wharf (Cabot Place East, London E14 4QT) from 12 to 2pm.

 

Expert swordsman Nidar Singh Nihang and historian Parmjit Singh will be joined by acclaimed photographer Nick Fleming (www.nickfleming.com) who will be sharing his unique experience of living life as a nomadic Sikh warrior in the northern India state of Punjab.

 

Waterstone’s are offering £10 off the recommended retail price for anybody buying a copy on the day.  

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Book-signing event for ‘In the Master’s Presence: The Sikhs of Hazoor Sahib’

Posted in Events by Pippa on March 13, 2009

You are cordially invited to join Nidar Singh Nihang and I at our next book-signing event for ‘In the Master’s Presence: The Sikhs of Hazoor Sahib’.In the Master's Presence

 

We will be at Waterstone’s Ealing on Saturday 21st March from 11am to 3pm.

 

Waterstone’s are offering a hefty discount off the retail price for anybody buying a copy on the day.

 

We will be joined by acclaimed photographer Nick Fleming (www.nickfleming.com) and his wife Guru Kaur (www.gurukaur.com) who will be sharing their unique experiences of living among the Akali-Nihang Singhs, preservers of the nomadic Sikh warrior tradition of Punjab

 

The address is:

64 Ealing Broadway Centre

London W5 5JY

Tel: 020 8840 5905

Nearest tube and railway is Ealing Broadway

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