SMI 11: GOLD-HILTED SWORD (GLAIVE) Date: Before 1800 Origin: France-Napolean Bonaparte
Sikh history through virtual environments-Take me to VR church BBC Heart and Soul AIRED ON Fri 20 Mar 2020 at 12:30 UK Visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct0pcg (UK only) or BBC iplayer to hear the full programme. The Sikhmuseum Initiative was featured on the Global reaching programme Heart and Soul on the BBC
New Walk Museum, Leicester 17/02/2020 We undertook a Digital Showcase at New Walk Museum, Leicester. We showcased 3d relics on our touchscreen monitors and Virtual Reality Headsets. This half term event was well received and the best thing is seeing the fun that families can have if you can make
To support the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum project: we appeared on the Sikh Channel and undertook a live demonstration of the project in Virtual Reality. Kartar Singh, Gurinder Singh Mann and Taran3d discussed the project and explained the importance of digitization and the need to preserve Sikh heritage. See the
Gurinder Singh Mann was on several BBC Radio stations describing the importance of the Khanda/pistol which has been recreated in 3d. The Khanda/pistol is from the Nottingham Museum service and will be on display at Nottingham Castle Museum from 2021.
SMI 9: Khanda (with pistol) Date: before 1879Original Location: Patiala, Punjab. Present location: Nottingham Museum ServiceMuseum No: NCM 1879-105 This sword referred to as a Khanda is characterised by a basket hilt and a double-edged blade. Whilst traditionally associated with the Sikhs the Khanda has its origins in Orissa and
BBC World Service Recording of the Anglo Sikh Virtual Museum
Guru Nanak ‘Avatars Sword’ Sunday 17th November 2019 Khalsa Jatha Gurdwara