BSNL Renovation celebrations
On completion of the renovation of the upstairs hall we are holding an opening ceremony function.
Date Saturday 26th September 2015
At BSNL Community Centre 128 East Lane North Wembley Middlesex
From 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm
Programme will include refreshments from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Opening ceremony of the renovated upstairs Hall at 8 pm followed by
Bhajan Sandya by in house artists.
All are welcome
NAVRATRI FROM 13th October 2015 to 21st October 2015 (excluding 15th October 2015)
AND SHARAD POONAM ON Saturday 24th October 2015
The Brahmin Society North London, Bardai Brahm Samaj London and UK Valam Brahmin Association have jointly arranged
Navratri Festival to be celebrated from 13th October 2015 to 21st October 2015 (excluding 15th October 2015) and Sharad
Poonam on Saturday 24th October 2015 at
JFS School. The Mall, Kenton HA3 9TE from 8 pm to 11 pm.
Navratri also at BSNL Community Hall
On Thursday 15th October 2015
JFS School is NOT available on Thursday 15th October 2015 during the Navratri Festival:
Instead of missing the opportunity to celebrate and honour Mataji during this evening, BSNL are holding Garba’s at BSNL Hall instead –
When? Thursday 15th October 2015 from 8pm to 11pm.
Where? BSNL Community Centre 128 East Lane North Wembley Middlesex HA03NL
There will be no entrance fee for this evening however donations will be gladly accepted. Music will be provided by our own in-house talent – !
Members are welcome to bring, however please ensure all sweets etc. are approved as suitable for vegetarians so that they are appropriate for offering to organisers aware of/label items containing nuts to avoid risk of allergic
Can you help? If yes, please contact Trupti Joshi on 07947 807 147 or Parul Jani 07940 584321
Children's Garba on Sunday 18th October 2015
We will once again be encouraging our young ones (and their parents or grandparents) to get together at BSNL hall to
enjoy good music and garba together
on Sunday 18th October 2015, 1:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
at BSNL Community Centre 128 East Lane North Wembley Middlesex HA03NL
There will be no entrance fee for children under 16. Over 16’s will be requested to make a £1 contribution which will be used towards refreshments for the children.
Members are welcome to bring , however please ensure all sweets etc. are approved as suitable for vegetarians so that they are appropriate for offering to organisers aware of/label items containing nuts to avoid risk of allergic
Can you help? If yes, please contact Trupti Joshi on 07947 807 147 and Nutan Purohit
E GROUP Navratri Garba on Tuesday 20th October 2015
E Group Navaratri celebrations will be held on Tuesday 20 October in the main upstairs hall and will commence at 11am
and finish at 4.30pm.
Trip to see Houses of Parliament on Monday 26th October 2015-arranged by Abhilasha
Our popular trip to the houses of parliament is back! It has been confirmed for 10:35 am on 26th October 2015.
Please make your own way to the venue and arrive 30 minutes prior to the start time at the Westminster Hall. There
are only 20 tickets and it's on first come first serve basis. Also, this is trip free of charge. If anyone is interested
please contact Harsha Bhatt on 07909050120 or Sandhyaben Pandya on 07958616432
Havan - Saturday 31st October 2015
The ever popular BSNL Navchandi Havan will be held at
SKLP Community Centre, West End Road, Northolt, Middlesex UB5 6RE
From 9am - 5pm. Mahaprashad served thereafter
Please note that bidding for Yajman will be on Wednesday 21st October 2015– Atham day during Navaratri
Havan Preparation details
Ladu will be prepared on Thursday 29th October 2015
Ladu and Mahaprashad cooking will be at the BSNL Community Centre. Please give your names to Parul Jani
07940584321 if you would like to volunteer.
If transport is required then please contact Parul Jani.
Lunch will be provided.
Donations needed for this year’s Havan Please contact Parul Jani on 07940584321 if you wish to donate any
items for Mahaprashad etc:
Donations will be accepted on first come first serve basis.
NB: We will be accepting food donations for next year’s Havan (2016) during Navratri Please contact Parul Jani or
Members who would like to volunteer and learn about Havan preparation are welcomed. We need you to volunteer for
Ladu and Mahaprashad preparation: Please contact Parul Jani 07940584321
Decorations at SKLP Main Hall and Havan Kund setup: Contact Parul Jani 07940584321 or Mukesh Raval on
Help in serving Mahaprashad in dining Area at SKLP: Contact Raj Joshi on 07802905770 or Hitesh Purohit on
This year BSNL Diwali programme will be held on Saturday 21st November 2015 at Sangam Community Centre, Burnt
Oak ,London from 6 pm to 11.30 pm, The Programme will be dinner and Music by Musical Stars.
Tickets are £15 adults for members, £17 for non-members and £8 for Children (aged from 5 to 12).
Tickets will be on sale during Navratri. Contact Mukeshbhai Raval on 07877101636
Yoga has long been established as a way of staying fit and healthy.
BSNL are proud to offer a 6 week programme at the BSNL hall in association with a local Yoga instructor.
She comes with a wealth of knowledge and information.
The course will not only cover the common Yoga poses and postures, but also health benefits of particular poses will be covered.
The course will begin on 8th September at 8.00pm and will continue until 6th October.
Classes will be for approximately 1hr, though may extend slightly.
The cost of this course is
£ 25.00 per member
£ 30.00 per non-member.
Places are limited and so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Contact Hitesh on 0788 257 1234 for more details.
BADMINTON ON SUNDAYS
BSNL are looking to start weekly badminton sessions at a local school.
We are still working on the final details and will communicate these as soon as they are ready.
Places will be limited as there are only a small number of courts available.
Please register your interest with Trupti 07947 807 147.
Please do not forget to renew your membership for the year 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016.
We WILL NOT be renewing memberships at Navratri.
Membership Renewal Form
DIWALI IN LONDON (DIL)
The Mayor of London and the Diwali in London Committee (DIL for short) invite you to celebrate Diwali at Trafalgar Square on Sunday 11th October 2015.
We are looking for young children to take part in the Children’s Diwali Parade.
This starts at the Embankment, past the Millennium Bridge, Charing Cross and ending up at Trafalgar Square.
Training and Rehearsals will be given, provisionally the following dates have been booked.
Sat 12th Sept 12pm to 1pm
Sat 19th Sept 12 pm to 1pm
Sat 26th Sept 12pm to 1pm
Sat 3rd Oct 11am to 1pm
Sat 10th Oct 11am to 1pm
Sunday 11 Oct 11am to 1pm
Shaftesbury High School, Headstone Lane, Harrow. HA3 6LE
If you are interested, please contact Ranuben (Sai School) on 07951 356 423 or Ranumehtaradia@btinternet.com.