Thursday, 23 July 2015

Public Launch Event

 Over 30 people came along to the launch event at the Dominion Centre on the 23rd July 2015.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Photos needed

Did you or your parents live in Southall in the 1950s/1960s
We NEED old IWA photos
We are particularly keen to identify individuals who (or whose parents) settled in Southall during this early period and who may have been involved in/with IWA, have first-hand knowledge of key events in the history of IWA or have access to information e.g. old photographs, newspaper articles etc.

Volunteers Needed


A Film, Booklet & Exhibition on IWA (Southall)

Be part of an exciting project to preserve our history for future generations

Are  you interested in being involved in a unique project which will record the history of IWA,  the contributions of the early immigrants who settled in Southall in the 1950s and 1960s, who laid the foundation of the IWA, campaigned  against discrimination & equal rights and established Southall as an icon of the Asian community  nationally.

We are looking for volunteers to help us with

·         Finding and making contact with  key people who settled in Southall in the 1950s and 1960s
·         Getting  information  & community research work e.g. old photos, newspaper articles of key events in IWA/Southall
·         recording interviews with key people on tape and video film
·         translating and interpreting work ( Panjabi) 
·         researching information  via library, websites etc
·         running and maintaining our website and blog
·         making a film, creating an exhibition or booklet

Anyone  aged 16 and over can volunteer


Training for Volunteers interested in getting involved in making a film, creating an exhibition, booklet or website available.  See overleaf

Contact Balraj Purewal on 0788 2537226  or email:

Desi Radio

Desi Radio hosts live 1 hour interview with Balraj Purewal  on IWA Legacy project on 24 June 2015

Launch Event

Launch Event:  Thursday 23rd July 2015 at Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall. UB2 4JJ at 6:30 pm

60 Years of IWA: Legacy & Contribution project will be launched on 23/7/2015. Call IWA on 0208 574 7283 and book a place

Launch will feature debate/define key historical events/people in history of IWA