'People

had to go wherever destiny

took them'

 

REVIEWS 

REVIEWS OF THE EXHIBITION

MIGRATION MUSEUM

January 22, 2018

Gujarati Yatra – “We came with empty hands; we left with empty hearts”

If you find yourself anywhere near Croydon between now and April 2018, go and visit the Gujarati Yatra exhibition, which is nestled away in the Museum of Croydon and occupies the stairwell, corridor and café of the Clocktower building in which it is housed.

 

A lovely review written by Andrew Steeds from Migration Museum, London UK

ISMAILIMAIL

January 12, 2018

New Gujarati Exhibition Opens in London: Exhibits from Gandhi’s and Jinnah’s Ancestral Home Spark New Interest in Diasporic Indians

Exhibition launch.

Gujarati Yatra (Gujarati journey) an exhibition that captures the essence of a journey on the Indian Ocean that has been taking place for over a thousand years, opened in the Museum of Croydon in London, England in November 2017 and was attended by over 450 people. 

Written by Mohamed Keshavjee

EAST LONDON LINE

November 28, 2017

Exhibition creates sense of identity for Gujarati diaspora in Britain

With Croydon competing for the 2019 London Borough of Culture, a new exhibition documenting the journey of Gujarati people to the UK has recently gone on show in the town centre this month.

Written by Lucy Vance Brar

SUTTON VOICE

March 31, 2018

GUJARATI YATRA EXHIBITION DOCUMENTS JOURNEY OF GUJARATI PEOPLE 

A new exhibition documenting the journey made by the Gujarati people from India to the UK through their personal objects and stories opens in Croydon in November.

 

Published in Sutton Voice

 

 

GUJARATI SAMACHAR

April 10, 2018

An article published in Gujarati Samachar.

THORNTON HEATH CHRONICLE

November 04, 2017

A new exhibition documenting the amazing journey of Gujarati people across two continents reveals the experiences of a Thornton Heath man at the hands of one of the worst dictators.

CROYDONIST

November 06, 2017

CROSSING CULTURES

We have a cultural feast awaiting us this winter at the Museum of Croydon.

A free exhibition inspired by Subrang Arts (a Croydon-based Gujarati community organisation) focuses on the journey made by the Gujarati people from their homeland on the west coast of India to the UK via Africa from the 1860s onwards.

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Dhow-Journey

“From the archive of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Winterton Collection, Northwestern University.”