Community History Collection
Speaker: Barber, Ramanbhai, - 0, Interviewee, Male,
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls only small Asian population when arrived in Leicester, 1964, for education. Mentions Indian Independence day celebration, small scale music and dance, formation of Gujurati/Hindu association, importance of cinema, first Navratri in mid-1960s. Talks of first cultural programme, gradual growth of events, better teaching. Reflects on current situation.
Place of birth: India
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Recording Date: 13/12/1995
Playing time: 20 mins
Access Restrictions: No consent Item Copyright: CHCL
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