'Day timers': the club events that brought young British Asians together

'Day timers': the club events that brought young British Asians together
 

For the influx of South Asian immigrants to Bradford in the 1950s and 1960s, a sense of home would have been difficult to come by. Asian cafe jukeboxes and Bollywood movies may have provided some cultural connection, but it was not until the late 1980s that this British Asian community found its own voice through a series of Wednesday afternoon club events.
These “day timers” brought together young British Asians from west Yorkshire to listen to homegrown bhangra records from the likes of Bally Sagoo and Apache Indian, away from the watchful gaze of their parents. A cultural haven, the... read more

 
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