See below for a complete schedule of our ongoing series of #SarbatSocials and #OpenMinds.If interested, please sign up using the event links given below. The online meetings typically last 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes and are facilitated by Sarbat volunteers. We hope to provide a relaxed, warm and compassionate atmosphere to invite reflections and open discussions and we place great emphasis on confidentiality, privacy and security. Please go through this if you are joining us for the first time and we look forward to seeing you!
Thursday 4th June 1830 UK time – Being Sikh and LGBTQ+ in the workplace by Jay (interactive session, no guest) – spaces available. Sign up here: https://tiny.cc/sarbatworkplace
Saturday 13th June 1400 UK time – Promoting and practising self-care in Punjabi and Sikh communities by Kuljit (interactive session, with special guest: Shuranjeet Singh, founder and director of Taraki) – spaces available. Sign up here: http://tiny.cc/sarbat-self-care
Thursday 18th June 1830 UK time – Coming out to friends as Sikh LGBTQ+ (interactive session, no guest) – spaces available. Sign up here: http://tiny.cc/sarbatout2
Thursday 25th June 1830 UK time – The Real Ranjit Singh
(webinar-style talk followed by discussion) by Amandeep Madra – a collaboration between Sarbat and UK Punjab Heritage Association. Joining details to follow.
More to be announced soon…
Have an idea for a topic or guest you’d like to see? Get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we’d love to hear from you.
Meeting 12 – #SarbatSocial
Thursday 28th of May 1830 BST – Discussing our experiences of the EdX online course on Sikhism
Meeting 11 – #OpenMinds
Wednesday 27th May 1800 BST – This meeting is currently only open to previous attendees, but we may open up to a wider mailing list in the future. If you are interested, please register your interest by emailing Kuljit at email@example.com.
Meeting 9 – #SarbatSocial
Thursday 14th of May 1830 BST – Coming out to myself
Thursday 30th of April 1830 BST – Expressing gratitude and being thankful by Dharam
Guest: Rev Rachel Mann, Anglican Priest, poet, writer and broadcaster based in South Manchester
Wednesday 29th April 1830 BST – #OpenMinds by Kuljit
This meeting was only open to previous attendees, but we may open up to a wider mailing list in the future. If you are interested, please register your interest by emailing Kuljit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 16th of April 1830 – Unleashing your creativity during lockdown by Jay
Guest: Param Singh MBE, Entrepreneur
Wednesday 15th of April 1800 – #OpenMinds by Kuljit
Thursday 9th of April 1830 – Working from home, daily routine and health/wellbeing by Makinder
Guest: Mayank Joshi from GIN
Thursday 2nd of April 1830 – Welcome to #SarbatSocials during COVID-19 by Shraddha
This article is being continually updated.