Sikh temple moves to new location

PUBLISHED: 12:00 06 July 2006 | UPDATED: 10:25 06 May 2010

Transferring religious artefacts to the new premises

Transferring religious artefacts to the new premises

A COLOURFUL procession made its way through a blisteringly hot Hitchin as a Sikh temple moved to a new location on Saturday. Steady growth in its congregation meant that the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara needed to move from its home of over 30 years in Ra

A COLOURFUL procession made its way through a blisteringly hot Hitchin as a Sikh temple moved to a new location on Saturday.

Steady growth in its congregation meant that the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara needed to move from its home of over 30 years in Radcliffe Road to premises in Wilbury Way.

The occasion was marked with a day of services and celebrations, including recitals by some of the world's leading Sikh classical singers.

A procession to the new gurdwara set out in the afternoon and the day was rounded off with a firework display.

Onkar Liddar, from the gurdwara's management committee said: "The new site will allow us to extend our community-based services such as sports, language education, free kitchen, yoga, arts and music classes. Everyone is welcome.

"We had over 300 people join the eventful occasion.

"It was a complete success and our thanks go out to all those who helped make it so successful."

Fore more information about the gurdwara, visit www.sgssh.org

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