Essential Works

Guru Nanak and the Yogis at the Golden Temple Exhibition

When planning your visit, please be aware that the gallery is closed for the next couple of weekends due to essential works due to be carried out in the vicinity. For full details, visit goldentemple1588.com/resource/exhibitions/


The Design Mantra

The incredible publication accompanying the Golden Temple Exhibition

For all those of you who have pre-ordered the book that accompanies the exhibition, here is an insight into the design journey that our designer, Juga Singh, went through to produce this incredible publication.

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The Finer Things in Life

Taking a closer look at the Golden Temple Exhibition

Take some time to appreciate the finer details of the objects, artwork and photography on display in the exhibition. Every piece, every image tells its own story.


Q&A

A question for the experts at the Golden Temple Exhibition

Two down, three to go – don’t miss the remaining Sunday symposiums.

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Take the Tour

Take the Tour at the Golden Temple Exhibition

Jazzy B and Sukshinder Shinda Take the Tour at the Golden Temple Exhibition

Whenever the curators are able, they are offering free guided tours to visitors to help them get the most out of the exhibition. Make sure you take the tour too.


UKPHA? Wossat Then?

hand Aman, two of the team behind the Golden Temple Exhibition

Harbakhsh and Aman, two of the team behind the Golden Temple Exhibition

We’ve been asking visitors to the exhibition if they know who the organisers are. Turns out that even though they love it, almost nobody knows who organised it. So we at the UK Punjab Heritage Association – UKPHA – obviously have a lot of work to do to raise our public profile!

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Night At The Museum

Last minute touches to the Golden Temple model

Last minute touches to the Golden Temple model

The Golden Temple model has been a real labour of love for Juga Singh, our designer. It was a brave (some might say foolhardy) decision to attempt something this complex in such a short timeframe, given that he had never done anything like this before.

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Jugo Jug Atal

The centrepiece of the Golden Temple model

The centrepiece of the Golden Temple model

The latest creation from our mad genius designer, Juga Singh, has arrived at the exhibition: a finely etched, to-scale, perspex model showing the temple complex as it once was, including all the original bungas which once encircled the Golden Temple.

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Reconnecting With Our Inheritance

Golden Temple - Guru Arjun Oversees Construction

A giant Sikh or an interested child?

One of the main aims of the exhibition is to help people reconnect with their roots and heritage. We all too often underestimate the immense legacy of teachings left to us by our Gurus and forefathers, and fail to appreciate their value to us in the modern world.

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Musical Traditions

Kirtan Performance at the Golden Temple Exhibition Launch

Kirtan Performance at the Golden Temple Exhibition Launch

As well as history, imagery and eyewitness accounts, the exhibition also explores the musical traditions of the Golden Temple. The last of the symposium Sundays is devoted to this topic:

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