16th January 2011 – Sarbat Social
Dec 30th, 2010 by sarbat

The first Sarbat Social of 2011 will be in Shepherd’s Bush, and it will be a trip to the cinema.

The details of the meeting are:

– Date – 16.01.11

– Time – 1.30pm onwards

– Venue – Costa Coffee, 72 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd’s Bush W12 8LP

– Nearest Tube/Mainline Station – Shepherd’s Bush

The film is showing at 2.55pm at the Vue Cinema in West 12 Shopping Centre. Please turn up at 1.30pm so that we can buy the tickets at least 1 hour before the film starts. If you are running late on the day but wish to have a ticket for the film, please call or text us on 07869 429610.

We will have dinner afterwards nearby.

Hope to see you all there.

If you wish to find out more about the Sarbat Social, or about Sarbat generally, please feel free to email us at info@sarbat.net or call us on 07869 429610.

20th November – Sarbat Social
Nov 20th, 2010 by sarbat

November’s Sarbat Social marked Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday gurpurb by a visit to the Gurdwara in Shepherd’s Bush, followed by langar. The meeting was a success as always, and we had about a dozen members in attendance. If you are interested in attending any future meetings, please email us at info@sarbat.net or call us on  07869 429610.

11th-12th December – Sarbat Weekender in Birmingham
Oct 26th, 2010 by sarbat

Sarbat’s first event outside of London will be held in Birmingham on the second weekend of December.

The details for the weekend are as follows:

Saturday 11th December

– 2.30pm SHARP –  meet in foyer of Arc Apartments, The Arcadian Centre, 2nd Floor, Hurst Street, Birmingham B5 4TD for room allocations (if staying in the reserved accommodation)

-3.30pm to 4.30pm – Visit to a gurdwara and partaking of langar (for details of which gurdwara, please email info@sarbat.net or text/call 07869 429610)

– 4.30pm to 5.30pm – Exploring Soho Road and Punjabi quarter of Birmingham

– 6pm to 7.30pm – Return to Arc Apartments

– 7.30pm to 8.30pm – Formal Meeting for Sarbat Weekender – discussion will be ‘What is a Sikh?’ (for venue details, call or text us on 07869 429610)

– 8.30pm to 10pm – Dinner  (for venue details, call or text us on 07869 429610)

– 10pm onwards – Bars/club in or around Hurst Street

Sunday 12th December

– 11am to 1pm – Brunch in the Arcadian Centre

– 1pm onwards – shopping/chilling/visiting friends or family (whatever you want)

– 4pm – Return to London from Birmingham

If you are interested in staying with us at the Arcadian Centre, please email us at info@sarbat.net for more information about costs – it should be about £35 for the night.

Return tickets from London to Birmingham will cost £19.50 (although there may be engineering works being carried on the line, so there may be a replacement bus service).

If you need a lift from London, some Sarbat members have volunteered to take people in their cars. Please email info@sarbat.net  for more info.

Please feel free to attend all, some, or just one of the events organised for the Sarbat Weekender. Future Sarbat Weekenders will include Brighton and Manchester.

17th October – Sarbat Social
Oct 4th, 2010 by sarbat

This month’s Sarbat Social will take us to South Kensington, and will explore Sikh heritage in the UK (as well as mark Diwali).

The details for the meeting on Sunday 17th October 2010 are:

– 2pm to 3pm – Pret a Manger, 15 Old Brompton Rd, London SW7 3HZ

– 3pm to 5pm – V&A, Cromwell Rd, South Kensington

– 5pm onwards – dinner nearby

We will be taking in the cultural delights of the V&A, as well as having a Diwali-inspired ‘treasure hunt’ in the Museum.

If you have any queries, please email us at info@sarbat.net or call us on 07869 429610. Hope to see you there.


20th November 2010 (Saturday) – Shopping and Sangat in Shepherd’s Bush

11th to 12th December 2010 – Sarbat’s weekend away in Birmingham

11th September – Sarbat Social
Sep 15th, 2010 by sarbat

The September Sarbat Social was another resounding success, with about 15 people in attendance. We had a lovely dinner in Covent Garden, and we were joined by several new attendees.

The next Social is likely to be held on the weekend of the 16th and 17th of October 2010, and further details will be available on the Sarbat website by the end of this month.

We are also currently planning our first trip outside of London for the first weekend in December (04.12.10.to 05.12.10), with the likely destination being Birmingham. If you have any other suggestions for trips or any requests to make, please email info@sarbat.net and we will try our best to accommodate them.

Until then, enjoy the dying days of the summer and wrap up warm for the autumnal onslaught.

August 15th – Sarbat Social
Aug 16th, 2010 by sarbat

Thank you to everyone who made the August Sarbat Social a great success. We had 14 people in attendance.

The next Sarbat Social will be on Saturday 11th September 2010. Please note that we will be meeting on a Saturday evening rather than our usual Sunday afternoon excursion. Full details will be on the website by the end of August.

Hope to see you in September.

July 18th – Sarbat Social
Jul 19th, 2010 by sarbat

The Sarbat Social on 18th July 2010 was a great success as always, with about 15 people in attendance. The good weather certainly helped, as did being in Her Majesty’s back-yard (St James’s Park, as it is otherwise known).

The next Sarbat Social will be taking place on Sunday 15th August 2010, and it is likely to be in Vauxhall. Full details will be put up on the website in the next couple of weeks.

Hope to see you then.

Sarbat Social – 20th June 2010
Jun 10th, 2010 by sarbat

The next Sarbat Social will be taking place on Sunday 20th June 2010. Here are the details of where we will be meeting:

– Time – 2pm to 3pm

– Venue – Starbucks Coffee Shop, 47-49 Queensway, London W2 4QH‎

– Nearest Tube Stations – Queensway and Bayswater. Please note that the Circle line will be closed this weekend.


From 3pm onwards, the plans will be weather dependent. If it is a nice and sunny day, we shall be heading to Hyde Park for a picnic and some park games. If the heavens decide to open up, we shall intead head to the Queensway Ice and Bowl for either Ten Pin Bowling or (for the more adventurous sorts) ice-skating. http://www.queensiceandbowl.co.uk/

If you have any queries, please contact us at info@sarbat.net, or alternatively, call us on 07869 429610. The telephone is manned on Tuesdays and Thursday from 6pm to 9pm and from 1pm on Sarbat Social event days, or you can leave a message and we shall get back to you as soon as possible.


The above event was again a success, with the hot weather being a major boon. The next Sarbat Social is on 18th July 2010.

Sarbat Social – 23rd May 2010
May 12th, 2010 by sarbat

The Sarbat Social meeting on Sunday 23rd May 2010 was a resounding success, with a dozen members in attendance. The next Sarbat Social event will be taking place on Sunday 20th June 2010 , and depending on the weather, will be a picnic in Hyde Park. Further information will be posted on this website in due course, but in the meantime, please email info@sarbat.net if you have any questions.

Click here for the Code of Contact for Sarbat Social events.

Social Events – 5th April 2010
Apr 3rd, 2010 by admin

Sarbat.Net organised its first social event on Monday 5th April 2010 (Easter Monday) in central London, and it was a fantastic success with 10 people attending on the day.

The next social event is planned for Sunday 23rd May 2010. We shall be holding meetings every 6 to 8 weeks, so if you are interested in coming along and socialising with LGBT Sikhs and their supporters, please feel free to email us for further details.

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