2014 Events

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GNG Gurdwara Leicester

We were at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara (GNG) 9 Holy Bones Leicester between 10am-5pm… It was Nagar Kirtan a holy procession from Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurdwara to Gur Nanak Gurdwara in Leicester… We were at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara with a registration stand. A big thanks to the committee at the Gurdwara for their great […]

George at ASDA Headquarters, Magna Park Lutterworth

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″ font_color=”#000000″][vc_column_text] We were at the headquarters of the top clothing retailer ‘George’ at their Lutterworth headquarters…                       We had a great time and helped raise awareness amongst staff and signed up 57 new lifesavers too!  Hope to be back again soon… a big […]

Highcross Shopping Centre Student Lock-in

We were at the Highcross Shopping Centre Leicester for the student Lock-in… We had a very busy night of recruiting, a very big thank-you to all our many dedicated volunteers. These included many of our regular supporters… students from our many college drives, and from both city universities Leicester University’s Marrow Society and De Montfort […]

Leicester College

We were at Leicester College, Abbey Park Campus, as they celebrated Black History Month, we held a registration drive between 10am-2pm and recruited an amazing 64 donors to the register.   A big thanks to the college for their great support      

Race To A Thousand

This was an unprecedented registration drive! On October 1st we were at eight different locations all on the same day. Our aim was to sign-up more donors to the Anthony Nolan register… we were in seven Leicester city centre locations and also at Loughborough students union …and yes you guessed it we aimed to recruit […]

Oadby Gurdwara

We were at the Shri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Sahib Ji, locally known as Oadby Gurdwara where we signed up some more young donors to the Anthony Nolan register. Big thanks to the Gurdwara for making us feel so welcome… the local police even popped in to lend their support…

Cosmopolitan Carnival Leicester

This amazing event celebrates Leicester’s culturally diverse communities and we are going to be there raising awareness of stem cell donation and signing people up whilst they have a great time…I’m sure we will as well. We’ll post more information with regards to the registration drive soon so please make sure you watch this space!  […]

Guru Amar Das Gurdwara Leicester

We were at the Gurdwara on Clarendon Park Road, Leicester where we signed up some more lifesavers!. Rik gave a talk to the congregation… it was particularly poignant given the Gurdwara was holding a special reading in honour of Mohinder Kaur Atkar… Mohinder was actually in hospital at the same time as Rik but sadly […]

Khalsa Football Tournament Leicester

  We were at the Khalsa Football tournament being held at Judgemeadow Community College Marydene Drive Evington Leicester. We were recruiting the footballers and supporters on the day! a big thanks to Khalsa Football Federation for their fantastic support… Rik even presented trophies to some of the winners!  

Leicestershire V India Cricket Match

We were at all three days of the Leicestershire V India cricket match (26-28 June), we have a recruitment stand to sign people up…the weather was a little problematic but we didn’t let that dampen our spirits, we had a fantastic time.  A big thanks to Leicestershire County Cricket Club for their fantastic support and […]

Kohinoor Radio Dinner Dance

We were very kindly invited along to the annual Kohinoor Radio Dinner Party, it was an absolutely brilliant night with great food, drink and many fabulous music stars to entertain us… we had an awareness and recruitment stand… a big thanks to Kohinoor Radio for their kind invitation and great ongoing support, they are a real friend […]

Lux Charity Night

A very big thanks to Darminder and Suprina Rainu who dedicated their fashion show and dinner dance to the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign, the event took place in the luxurious Allesley Hotel near Coventry… It was an absolutely fabulous night, Rik did a talk to a full house and this was followed by some great […]

Leicester Gurdwara’s 2014

We are so proud to announce that we will be holding a series of registration drives across all eight Leicester Gurdwaras… we would like to dedicate the drive to Mrs Mohinder Kaur Atkar. Mohinder was in hospital at the same time as Rik, tragically she did not get a life saving match and sadly is […]

Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College

More photo’s of the event on the way shortly… Wow ! we requited an amazing 576 students to the Anthony Nolan registry… thats a new all time record for highest single day college event. It was a vibrant fun day with staff and students dancing to bangra and jazz music whilst they signed up! We […]