Forthcoming Events for 2017
Visit to The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace: 31st August 2017
(Convenor Harshaben Bhatt)
I am pleased to report that the visit to State Rooms at Buckingham Palace has been finalised for Thursday 31st August 2017 at 11 am.
The trip has received overwhelming support from our members and is now fully subscribed.
The Brahmin Society North London, Bardai Brahm Samaj London and UK Valam Brahmin Association have jointly arranged Navratri Festival.
Venue: - JFS School. The Mall, Kenton HA3 9TE
Time: - from 8 pm to 11 pm.
Dates:- Friday 22nd September, Saturday 23rd September, Sunday 24th September, Wednesday 27th September, Thursday 28th September, Saturday 30th September and Friday 6th October (Sharad Poonam)
Please see attached newsletter with full details including Fast Track ticket application procedure. Note- There will be no Membership Renewals at the Door. Priority for admission to Navratri Festival will be given to Members. You must renew your Membership unless you are a Life Member or have 10years membership. There will be No renewals at the door.
Navratri Garba at BSNL Hall – Friday 29th September 2017 from 8pm – 11pm
JFS School is NOT available on some days. Therefore we will be hosting garbas at BSNL House.
Dates:- Thursday 21st September, Monday 25th September, Tuesday 26th September and Friday 29th September.
Venue:- BSNL Community Centre 128 East Lane North Wembley Middlesex HA03NL Time:- from 8 pm to 11 pm
There will be no entrance fee for this evening however donations will be gladly accepted. Music will be provided by our own in-house musicians. Members are welcome to bring Prasad, however please ensure all sweets etc. are approved as suitable for vegetarians so that they are appropriate for offering to organisers aware of/label items containing nuts to avoid risk of allergic reaction. Can you help? If yes, please contact Harshaben Bhatt and Anjana Thaker on 07949830273
Do join us, we look forward to your company
BSNL eGroup Garba – Tuesday 26th September 2017, 11,30am -4:30pm
E-Group Navaratri celebrations will be held on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in the main upstairs hall and will commence at 11,30am and finish at 4.30pm.
The ever popular BSNL Navchandi Havan will be held this year on October 14th.
Venue: - SKLP Community Hall West End Road Northolt Middlesex UB5 6RE
Date: - Saturday 14th October 2017
Time: - from 9am - 5pm. Mahaprashad served thereafter.
Please note that bidding for Yajman will be on Thursday 28th September 2017– Atham day during Navaratri.
Help us to get ready for the Havan:
- If you would like to donate any food items for Mahaprashad, please contact Kamal Purohit.
- Ladu making and the start of the Mahaprashad preparations will take place on Thursday 12th October 2017, at our BSNL Hall. If you can help us, please give your names to Kamal Purohit or Parul Jani, we can even help you get to us (contact Kamalben or Parulben). Lunch will be provided.
- If you would like to learn about and get involved with the actual setup of the Havan Kund, contact Kamal Purohit or Parul Jani.
- If you enjoy decorating, and can help us to make the SKLP Community look beautiful for Mataji, contact Kamal Purohit or Parul Jani.
- To have the honour of helping set up the dining hall, and serving our delicious Mahaprashad, contact Hitesh Purohit.
Contact numbers for the people above are: -
Kamal Purohit – 07946 344 075,
Parul Jani – 0794 058 4321,
Hitesh Purohit – 0788 257 1234
This year, the BSNL Diwali Dhamaka programme will be held on Saturday 27th October.
Venue: - Kenton Hall, Woodcock Hill, Kenton, Harrow HA3 0PQ
Date: - Saturday 27rth October
Time:- from 7 pm to 11.00 pm
The evening will start with dinner, which will be followed by Music by Musical Stars, and
Dancing by YOU!
Adults - £16 members £17 non-members
£8 for Children (aged from 5 to 12).
Tickets will be on sale during Navratri. Contact Harendra Raval on 07956428050
A Bolly Mood group (BSNLs in house Group) will present Bollywood Masala full of Hindi oldies, Ghazals and New songs and there will be professional musicians Any community member with good singing ability are welcome to join after successful audition and practice session. This show is not to be missed as it is mix of professional performances with in-house talent. if you are interested to join as singer please contact Anand on 07984439307.
Classical Sangeet Lessons
Classical Sangeet Vocal Classes are run by Padmaben Bhatt on Tuesdays between 6-8 pm.
The students have successfully completed one term and have learnt Raag Bhopali and Yaman they enjoy with fun Sargams, how to sing various Bollywood songs as well Bhajans including Thumris. We are also seeking some Tabla accompanist too.
Please contact Vandana Joshi 07944913208 or Padmaben Bhatt 07388058522 If you are interested to join the class.
Further details in our next Newsletter
Please do not forget to renew your membership for the year 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018.
We WILL NOT be renewing memberships at Navratri.
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