A play set in a Gurdwara has been stopped in Birmingham as a result of protests from a group of Sikh activists. However others from the Sikh community who have spoken to me have been more outraged that the pressure from a particular political group has resulted in closure of the play, considerable damage to Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the projection of the Sikhs as fundamentalists.
Recently I took up the post of Development Manager for a Physical and Mental Health Project in Handsworth. On 16th November we held a Health Conference at the Community Fires Station in Rookery Road. Some 50 people attended. Below is the Report.