Midlands (UK)
  Date Program Contact Info
  Apr 09 2017 to
  Apr 16 2017
Annual Akhand Keertan Smaagam
0:00 AM to 0:00 AM
Derby
Sri Guru Singh Sahba Gurdwara
Princess Street, Derby, DE23 8NT

Akhand Kirtani Jatha UK’s Annual INTERNATIONAL AKHAND KIRTAN SMAGAM 2016 will commemorate via the essence of Shabad Guru, Vaisakhi and 102th Anniversary of The Ghadar Movement (1915) & The Vaisakhi Massacre of 1978 in Amritsar from Sunday 9th April - Sunday 16th April 2017

Akhand Kirtani Jatha UK invites you to join Sangat from all over the world for the 22nd Annual International Akhand Kirtan Event. Many kirtani jathas and sevadaars from around the world will be taking part in kirtan seva. Gursikh Kirtanis have been invited from India, France, Australia, USA, Canada and throughout the Guru Khalsa Panth.

Smagam Breakdown
The programme details listed below will take place at Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Derby:-

Sunday 9th April - Tuesday 11th April 2017
Sri Akhand Patth Sahib: 10am Arambh
Tuesday Sri Akhand Patth Sahib: 5am Bhog
Asa Kee Vaar Kirtan: 5.30-8.30am
Akhand Keertan: 6pm-9pm

Wednesday 12th April 2017
Asa Di Var Kirtan: 6am-9am
Rehras Sahib 6.00pm
Akhand Kirtan: 6pm-9pm

Thursday 13th April 2017
Asa Di Var Kirtan: 6am-10am
Rehras Sahib 6.00pm
Akhand Kirtan: 6pm-9pm

Friday 14th April 2017:
Asa Di Var Kirtan: 6am-10am
Rehras Sahib 6.00pm
Akhand Kirtan: 6pm-10pm

Saturday 15th April 2017:
Asa Di Var Kirtan: 6am-10am
Anand Karaaj of Bhai Kuldeep Singh & Bibi Darshan Kaur: 10am-1pm
Amrit Sanchaar: 2pm
Rehras Sahib 6.00pm
Akhand Kirtan: 6pm-12am

Raensbhai Kirtan
MAIN INTERNATIONAL RAENSBHAI KIRTAN ON Sunday 16th April 2017 from 7pm-5am at Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Princes Street, Derby, DE23 8NT. Tel : 01332 773010

For further details contact: Gen Sec Bhai Rajinder Singh (07966 974505), email – uk@akj.org Gurdwara Sevadar Bhai Ajit Singh 07533 362911

Amrit Sanchaar
AMRIT SANCHAAR: Saturday 15th April 2017 at 2pm at Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Derby Can all ablakhyees contact Bhai Hardeep Singh (07969 655015) to provide their names for the Amrit sanchaar.

Live Broadcast
The whole Smagam & Raensbhai will be broadcast live on www.akj.org, Sikh TV channels and SikhNet Radio (Singh Sabha Derby Channel)

Additional Programmes
* Khalsa talks, all week alongside smagam (see attached poster) * Special Q&A on Sunday 16th April, 4 - 5.30pm by Sikh channel

Accommodation
Accommodation has been arranged for the whole Smagam. Bibian accommodation has been specially arranged. For further details, contact Bhai Baljit Singh On 07795 545475

Transport will be arranged for all Gursikhs arriving from abroad at Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, and all other UK Airports. Please contact Bhai Sarabjit Singh (07737 183324) or Bhai Baljit Singh (07795 545475.

Stall bookings
Every year many organisations put up stalls during the smagam. Unfortunately due to fire regulations and disturbance to sangat stall allowance is limited. Anybody wishing to put up a stall must contact Bhai Ranjit Singh on 07875 136252. Any stalls that have not been booked in advance, unfortunately will NOT be allowed.

Coach Transport
Coaches/Mini-buses will leave from the following towns for the Raensbhai Keertan in Derby on Sunday 16th March. Please reserve your seats with your town reps ASAP.

* Southall - Sevadaar Bhai Palwinder Singh 074008 96809
* Slough - Sevadaar Bhai Onkar Singh 07737 749556
* Ilford - Sevadaar Bhai Upkar Singh 07747 770156
* Coventry - Sevadaar Bhai Kulwant Singh 07854 136413
* Birmingham - Sevadaar Bhai Bhupinder Singh 07725 973836
* Woolwich - Sevadaar Bibi Navrup Kaur 07747 534502
* Croydon/Tooting - Sevadaar Bhai Harvinder Singh 07501 131313
* Hitchin - Sevadaar Bhai Harkamal Singh 07816 361811
* South Shields - Sevadaar Bhai Karnail Singh 07801 431855
* Reading - Sevadaar Bhai Parminder Singh 07984 451061
* Manchester / Bradford - Sevadaar Bhai Tarunjeet Singh 07595 758066
* Leamington - Sevadaar Bhai Joginder Singh 07723 367871
* Luton - Sevadaar Bhai Vijay Singh 07939 513092

All other UK gurdwara's are requested to provide transport for their local sangat. Please ring the designated area sevadaar to book your places on the coaches in advance.

- Amrit Sanchar Information -

  • Wear 5 Kakaars, including Keski and Dastaar. The colours for Keski and Dastaar are Blue, Black, Basanti/Orange and White.
  • Wear Gurmukhi Baana. Males should not wear Pajaami while females should wear Pajaami. Bibiyaan who wear a suit, must ensure that the suit is plain and loose.
  • Kirpan must be made of Sarbloh and held in Gaatra.
  • Kachhera must be White only
  • Karra must be made of Sarbloh
  • All Abhilaakhis must come after Body & Kesh Ishnaan, please ensure Dastar and Bana are 'sucha'.
  • 5 Kakaars Will be provided as free Seva if needed
  • Note – It is strongly advised all New Abhilaakhis should do 2 hours Mool Mantra Jaap & 7 Baniaa in preparation for Amrit. (Ideally starting months before)
  • All Abhilaakhis should sit and listen to the Akhand Paath Sahib & attend the Keertan Divans
-->Please click here for the poster.

Bh. Satnam Singh (Hayes)
Phone: 07795950739

Bh. Sarabjit Singh (Derby)
Phone: 07737183324

Bh. Harpreet Singh (Derby)
Phone: 07514505239

  Jul 22 2017 to
  Jul 23 2017
Raensabaayee Keertan
7:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Birmingham
Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Gurdwara,
4 Holyhead Road. Handsworth. B21 0LT

Bh. Gurinder Singh (Midlands)
Phone: +447824610646

Bh. Charanjit Singh (Handsworth)
Phone: 07957511984

  Jul 29 2017 to
  Jul 29 2017
Aasaa Dee Vaar Keertan
5:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Handsworth
Asaa Kee Vaar Keertan & Anand Kaaraj of Bibi Himmat Kaur & Bhai Hardeep Singh
Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 0LT

  Aug 04 2017 to
  Aug 06 2017
Sree Akhand Paatth Saaheb
0:00 AM to 0:00 AM
Coventry
Shaheedi Smagam
Sri Guru Singh Sabha.47-49 Cross Road. CV6 5GR. Coventry

  Oct 21 2017 to
  Oct 21 2017
Raensabaayee Keertan
7:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Wednesfield
Guru Nanak Gurdwara,
Well Lane. Wednesfield. WV11 1XT

Bh. Gurinder Singh (Midlands)
Phone: +447824610646

  Dec 18 2017 to
  Dec 23 2017
Annual Akhand Keertan Smaagam
0:00 AM to 0:00 AM
Coventry
Sri Guru Singh Sabha,
47-49 Cross Road. CV6 5GR. Coventry

Bh. Preetam Singh
Phone: 07983959291

Bh. Hardeep Singh (Coventry)
Phone: +447969 655015

For local programs, select the cities from under the country tab. Please email us at sevaa@akj.org
if you have information regarding programs in your area.